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UAE Passport Force initiative aims high for 2021. Dubai, August 29, 2017 - At a ceremony, the government of the UAE accepted a certificate bestowed by the Passport Index, in recognition for being the most powerful passport in the GCC. UAE passport holders enjoy a visa-free score of 127, which places

Europe is shaking under the engine noises from the 2017 Gumball 3000 race which started on July 1st in Riga, Latvia. The annual Gumball supercar race this year goes all the way to Mykonos, through Warsaw, Budapest, Porto Montenegro (where a lavish pit stop awaits), Dubrovnik, Tirana and Athens. Until

The government of Canada has revoked visa-free access for citizens of Antigua & Barbuda effective June 27th, 2017. In a media note, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada stated that after monitoring the integrity of the island nation’s travel documents, the government has determined that Antigua & Barbuda no longer meets

The past few weeks have been trying for the small Middle Eastern country of Qatar. Several weeks ago Saudi Arabia, the UAE,  Bahrain and other of its neighbours announced a severing of diplomatic ties with Qatar, creating a rift in the Gulf Cooperation Council. Qatar’s neighbours have placed an embargo on

In a historic decision, Benin is the latest African nation to grant visa-free access to all other African countries. It joins Seychelles in opening its doors to its neighbours. Prior to the visa waiver only nationals of Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia,

The 2017 Global Peace Index provides a comprehensive analysis of the world’s state of peace. Produced by the Institute for Economics & Peace, the index also seeks to identify methods to create more peaceful societies. This year’s index, the 11th edition, has found that though the world became more peaceful in

Electronic passports are always including more and more sophisticated security features in their designs in order to ward off potential counterfeiters, fraudsters and impostors. Of course, this is a very good thing. Here, Passport Index takes a look at the various security features of modern passports.   Holograms Holographic images are a

Ever wonder who is responsible for printing your country’s passport? Below we’ve compiled a list of every country in the world and its respective passport printer. Passport printing is a high stakes job and only the most secure companies and facilities are up to the task. Many security features go into a

Ukraine’s passport is now more powerful than Russia’s due to a historic decision by the EU to grant citizens of Ukraine visa-free access to the bloc. The EU has granted visa-free travel to Ukrainians effective June 11, 2017, bringing the country one-step closer to participation in the EU family. Ukrainians with

The past month has seen some very interesting visa agreement updates around the world. Below, we highlight the most interesting ones. Effective June 1, 2017, citizens of China and Barbados may travel visa-free to each other’s countries. Barbados is only the 10th country worldwide to have a reciprocal visa agreement with

Albania, the southeastern European nation, has decided to allow visa free entry to citizens of Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Russia,

The passports developed by our experts meet specific governmental requirements. The different layers of security are designed end developed by

The electronic passport is said to [provide you with] “The freedom to travel in total security” by the manufacturer of

The crush of renewals comes as the result of a surge of Americans seeking to travel abroad, and the 10-year

The images on pages of the new passport document reflect centuries-long history of Ukraine and promote patriotism and love for

Europe is shaking under the engine noises from the 2017 Gumball 3000 race which started on July 1st in

The Ukrainian government has announced that biometric passport applications will be accepted from next week. The documents will be valid

Speaking at Parliament’s Planning and Budget Commission on Saturday, EU Minister and Chief Negotiator Volkan Bozkır spoke about the removal

The passports of Dominica and Grenada have received a major boost to their ranking in Arton Capital’s Passport Index, following

Latvia has launched a new biometric ePassport with design features based on the Latvian Song and Dance Festival.

The Immigration Department will be upgrading its international passport issuing system with new safety features, in stages nationwide.

The leading online architecture and design magazine Dezeen has revealed its shortlist for its unofficial post-Brexit passport design competition, calling