The 15 Most Powerful Passports in the World

A passport is the most important thing to have when you decide to travel into other countries and one of the most powerful documents anyone can have in his possession. It is a travel document, usually issued by a country's government, which certifies the identity and nationality of its holder for the purpose of international travel. 

But not all passports are created equally.Germany is ranked again in first place with visa-free access to 158 nations worldwide.Singapore is also in the same place among the most powerful passports in the world . Sweden and South Korea are following,  with their citizens traveling to 157 countries around the world.The US is in third place as  a passport from the US is the next best, along with passports from the UK, Denmark, Finland, France, Norway, and Spain, all of them permit their citizens traveling visa-free  to 156 countries.

The Passport Index, which ranks annually the world's passports to identify which are the most powerful, released its most recent rankings in January. You can see the entire list of the most powerful and weakest passports by clicking here.

Here are the 15 most powerful passports in the world.       

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