With the aim of boosting tourism, effective summer 2019 Brazil opens its borders Stretching from the Amazon Basin in the north, to the majestic Iguaçu Falls in the south, Brazil is one of the most diverse and exciting destinations for tourists looking to experience a world of wonder. Luckily for passport holders from
A new Pakistan shone on the global podium this week, as Prime Minister Imran Khan announced exciting new changes to the country’s visa policies. As of this week, tourists seeking to obtain visas to Pakistan will be able to do so within the comforts of their home through a new online visa system available
Uncovering the fascination of a borderless island where France and Netherlands meet. There are 50 shades of blue that decorate the illustrious island of Saint Martin, or rather referred to as either St. Marteen, or Sint Maarten. But what’s with the 50 shades of nicknames? Though this is not widely known,
It’s the start of 2019- and of course with a New Year comes new viral challenges that ‘break the internet’. Introducing, the #10YearChallenge taking social media by storm, which features image collages of people 10 years earlier next to their recent image. Safe to say- the rise in popularity of aesthetic procedures have actually made many stand the
Passport Power Initiative showcases stunning results way ahead of schedule Montreal, December 03, 2018 - The United Arab Emirates celebrated another monumental milestone in its history as its passport took the lead with a record-breaking score in the Global Passport Power Ranking. According to The Passport Index, the interactive real-time ranking platform,
All African travellers will now be able to visit Ethiopia with a Visa on Arrival. The time has come for the world to witness a united Africa. And the nation leading this initiative is Africa’s second most populous and one of its fastest-growing economies, Ethiopia. Effective from November 1, 2018, Ethiopia
Temporary changes to the PNG visa policy results in big changes to The Passport Index’ ranking. In preparation of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Week held in Papua New Guinea (PNG), Visa on Arrival (VoA) to enter the nation will temporarily be suspended for the month of November. Although Leader’s Week starts
Already ranked 4th, UAE is on the right path to claim the top honors. The United Arab Emirates’ positive diplomacy, focus and determination helped boost its passport power. Newly ranked in 4th place by The Passport Index, UAE’s Visa-Free Score (VFS) jumped to a high of 162. Thanks to the recently signed visa facilitation agreements with Mexico, Liberia, and Sierra Leone among others,
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.
The US passport is getting updated with new security measures to protect against any modern day fraud attempts.
Paraguay helps Singapore overtake Germany for the top spot. Montreal, October 24, 2017 – Paraguay removed visa requirements for Singaporeans, propelling
The passport is loaded with security features. But one feature somehow remained secret until this week, when pictures surfaced of
As of April 13, 2017, citizens of Hong Kong can travel visa-free to Benin for a period of 14 days.
Bilateral visa waiver agreement with Russia propels UAE within the world’s most powerful passports. Montreal, July 9, 2018 – Russia and
The passport of Grenada has received another significant boost to its ranking in Arton Capital’s Passport Index, following the visa
Each year, Santa Claus spends two nights flying around the world delivering Christmas presents to good little boys and girls.
The Government of Canada is committed to protecting the security and integrity of Canadian travel documents. On May 9, 2015,
Russia and South Africa have officially signed a visa waiver agreement that will allow their citizens to visit each other’s
...people around the world continue to pack up and move, whether in search of better job opportunities, to escape from
May 7, 2015, Dubai — The UAE passport has received a major boost to its Passport Index ranking, following the easing
New record position shared with Singapore. February 20, 2018, Montreal - The PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games isn’t the only thing