There is a surge in the demand for powerful passports in the world. Ireland for instance has seen over 30,000 more demand for passport within later part of 2016.This is linked to the Brexit vote in June since the Irish passport will enable carriers to move freely with Europe.
But despite the hot demand for Ireland’s passport, Its not even among the first 5 most powerful passports in the world.The ranking by Henley & Partners, a citizenship and planning firm, takes into account how many countries can be visited without applying for a visa.
Ghpage.com brings to its readers the findings of the study:
1. According to the study, German citizens possess the world’s most powerful passport. German passport holders can travel to 177, out of a possible 218.
2. Sweden Passport is the second most powerful passport in the world. Sweden passport holders can travel to 176 countries without a visa
3. Finland, France, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom shares the 3rd position as the most powerful passport in the world. UK passports previously used to be the most powerful passport alongside Germany
but ceded the top spot after several countries relaxed visa restrictions to Germany.Finland, France, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom can visit 175 countries without Visa
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