Since January 2018, things have proven to be impressively optimistic for the Hungarian passport, as it secures visa waivers from Angola, Australia, Azerbaijan, Benin, Ethiopia, Lesotho, Myanmar, Rwanda, Uzbekistan, and Viet Nam. With visa-free access to 163 countries, as per The Passport Index, Hungary joins the world’s fourth most powerful ranking passports, alongside Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and Belgium
ETIAS, European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS), is a registration system set to launch in 2021, which will require any non-EU traveler with a visa waiver (57 countries), to complete prior to entry. For a fee, this new system will check the security credentials of travellers, prior to their visit to any EU member state.
Bilateral visa waiver agreement with Russia propels UAE within the world’s most powerful passports. Montreal, July 9, 2018 – Russia and the UAE have signed a bilateral visa waiver agreement, which helped boost UAE's Visa-free Score to 156, placing it within the Top 10 Most Powerful Passports in the world. Currently
The Passport Index gives its insights on the influence of passport powers following the North Korea-USA Summit in Singapore. A historic first meeting between the leader of one of the world’s most powerful passports, Donald J. Trump, and the leader of one of the world’s weakest, (and most controversial) passports, Kim Jong-Un, has allowed the world to consider a new-age era that
Visa-Free entry into Russia is possible with a click of a button for foreign FIFA World Cup fans. Home to 12.3 million residents, over 130 nationalities, three international airports, and the world’s second busiest underground system, Moscow is finally prepared to host an expected 1 million soccer fans arriving into town for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. According to The Passport Index, Russia only permits visa-free
It’s speedy. It’s lavish. It’s international. It’s the Formula 1. With 20 determined drivers racing across 21 nations worldwide, car enthusiasts and globetrotters alike are traveling across borders to experience the competition first-hand. The ultimate cross-border event highlighting different nationalities and host countries begun its journey on March 25 in
Gaining the world’s most visa waivers in 2017, is only just the beginning. Montreal, June 1, 2018 – With a sparkling new Visa-free Score of 107, Georgia globally ranks as the 48th most powerful passport in the world according to The Passport Index, the leading reference on global ranking of the
The beauty of passports lies way beyond its shape and form, but the boundaries it opens quite literally, to each individual around the globe. With the new-age, paperless era however, we can assume its evolution has only just begun. Whether we’re searching for an efficient way to facilitate travel, or
As of June 5th, 2018, Emirati citizens will no longer need a visa to visit Canada for up to six months. This is a major step for UAE’s Race to the Very Top, with the UAE Passport Force Initiative.
Fake news downgrade a legitimate passport powerhouse – Singapore still holds the reigns. Kosovo was shamed into stripping Singapore from a visa waiver and has since went to Twitter to refute all the claims. We live in a fast-paced world where the hunger for content is bigger than ever.
The beauty of passports lies way beyond its shape and form, but the boundaries it opens quite literally, to each
A biometric passport is a traditional paper passport embedded with a microprocessor chip and antenna that contains biometric information used
...people around the world continue to pack up and move, whether in search of better job opportunities, to escape from
As of June 5th, 2018, Emirati citizens will no longer need a visa to visit Canada for up to six
The Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that it will use Katsushika Hokusai’s series of landscape prints “Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji”
Fake news downgrade a legitimate passport powerhouse – Singapore still holds the reigns. Kosovo was shamed into stripping Singapore from a visa waiver and has since went to
Germany takes the lead. Singapore takes second place. Montreal, January 12, 2017 – Passport Index, the real-time global ranking of the
In a historic decision, Benin is the latest African nation to grant visa-free access to all other African countries. It
EU-USA “visa war” may damage the US passport's power and value. The recently heightened diplomatic tensions between the US and the
Today, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister John McCallum introduced legislation to amend the Citizenship Act, providing greater flexibility for applicants
The passport of Grenada has received another significant boost to its ranking in Arton Capital’s Passport Index, following the visa
The European Union has eliminated the visa requirement for Peruvians and Colombians who want to visit countries belonging to the open-border