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Where can your passport take you?

World Openness Score reaches near pre-pandemic levels as borders continue to reopen. You can finally expel a sigh of relief after nearly two years of watching the rise and fall of the Passport Index’ acclaimed World Openness Score (WOS) — one of the most accurate real-time data of the world’s mobility

For such a tiny document, you’d be amazed how many security features modern passports contain. Here’s why more countries are choosing to invest in passport security. Passports are usually small enough to tuck into a back pocket, but don’t let their unassuming nature fool you. These compact travel documents are packed

From adapting to new geographical boundaries to shifting cultural values, these six countries had excellent reasons to update their flag designs over the years. Flags are one of the most important symbols of national identity. Not only do they represent entire countries – and the cultures, languages, and communities within them

From breathtaking hidden artwork to floating kangaroos and a galloping moose, the world’s most beautiful passports showcase their own unique looks. But they share two things in common: unparalleled levels of security and mobility. Although utilitarian in purpose – a means to cross borders, move freely, and access a better quality

Reflecting dual citizenship trends worldwide, Olympians have found more mobility, freedom and opportunity by holding more than one passport. Every four years, the Olympics bring together the best athletes on the planet to celebrate perseverance, dreams, hard work and human potential. Athletes, delegates and supporters alike don their country’s national colors,

From biblical times to biometric technology, the paper passport has become increasingly sophisticated and secure over the decades. It has also come to represent safety and citizenship, freedom and status. In a progressively open world where international mobility was booming pre-COVID-19, passports are an all-too-familiar part of the travel experience. Hundreds

As the Omicron variant sweeps across the globe, we examine the 2021 Passport Index results and the trajectory of World Openness.  It’s been a turbulent two years for global mobility. In just the past month alone, news of the Omicron variant has flooded news feeds, grounded thousands of flights and

Freedom of movement. Human rights. Enhanced international cooperation. Seamless border crossings. Visa-free agreements are essential tools for a more just, collaborative and open world. From the Silk Road to the fall of the Berlin Wall, freedom of movement has laid the foundations for modern history, shaping how we live, think, and

As the UAE opens its doors to the world for the start of EXPO Dubai 2020, the Passport Index Q4 report revealed the UAE passport’s triumph back up to 1st place in addition to a 14.8% cumulative increase in the World Openness Score (WOS). While the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic

Dominica is amongst the first islands in the Caribbean to launch its official biometric passport, allowing citizens to travel more safely, efficiently, and seamlessly. “The most important aspect in our border security improvement is our migration from the machine-readable passport; our e-passport or biometric passport is almost counterfeit-proof,” shared Dominica’s Minister

It’s the start of 2019- and of course with a New Year comes new viral challenges that ‘break the internet’. Introducing, the

UAE Passport Force initiative aims high for 2021. Dubai, August 29, 2017 - At a ceremony, the government of the UAE

As part of the government's efforts to cut down on fraud and forgery, updated security features will be unveiled later

At a press briefing President Donald Trump and Poland’s Presdient Andrzej Duda discussed a potential visa waiver for Poland citizens to enter the United States. According to the

Georgia Gains Visa-Free Access to EU In a historic decision, the European Parliament has granted Georgia visa-free access to the EU,

The passport is loaded with security features. But one feature somehow remained secret until this week, when pictures surfaced of

Large photos enclosed herein showing in-detail the new UK Passport (latest version out since December 2015). Themes are of:

The wait is over. You can now download the phenomenal Passport Index Mobile App to unleash your travel freedom and

Effective May 10, 2017, the small African island nation of Sao Tome and Principe has opened up its borders to

With its new visa policy, Saudi Arabia’s Welcoming Score speeds ahead of Canada and Australia.   According to The Passport Index, Saudi Arabia was one of the

I have excellent news! I have officially been granted my Latvian Citizenship, which now makes me a dual citizen of

Colombians and Peruvians will soon be packing their bags for Europe, after their respective leaders signed a deal with the