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As the race to develop standardized vaccine passports speeds ahead, we take a look at how these certifications are taking shape. Vaccine certifications are far from a novel concept. For decades, travelers have carried proof of inoculations against malaria, diphtheria and yellow fever in the form of a small yellow vaccination

Spurred by COVID-19 and an urge to restore global mobility, contactless biometric immigration channels are emerging as the gold standard for border control. You’re likely used to glancing at a camera to unlock your phone, pay for coffee or access banking apps. But what if you could do the same at

The pandemic has been a significant disruptor on multiple levels, displacing millions and inspiring many more to reconsider dual citizenship. Conflict and uncertainty – be it economic, political, environmental, or pandemics – have historically triggered mass migrations. In the years following World War II, the Cultural Revolution, the Vietnam War and

Friday, April 2nd, 2021 —The Passport Index Q1 Report for 2021 uncovers the real-time state of global mobility in a standstill, as governments continue to further implement safety and security protocols to make travel a more seamless and responsible experience moving forward. 2020 was the year of lost travel plans. Prompting

Passport Index is now accessible on all major platforms, including iOS, Android, and its award-winning web portal. The Passport Index is the world’s most popular platform to explore and rank passports. Following the incredible success and acclaim for its iOS mobile app — the unmatched passport experience is now available on

An important milestone for Croatians to be able to travel to the US for business and tourism, without the need for a visa.  February 18, 2020 — As of later this year, Croatians will officially have the right to travel to the USA without a visa.   Throughout the past three years, authorities in Croatia have committed to joining

New changes to citizenship laws could grant select foreigners the coveted Emirati citizenship. The UAE passport — which prior to the pandemic, reigned as the World's Most Powerful Passport, was also one of the most difficult, or rather impossible, passports to get ahold of as a foreigner. Although distinct citizenship laws were

Promises a future of unity and global acceptance Within less than several hours since taking office, America’s new President Biden made some important executive decisions concerning the nation’s travel and immigration legislations. This includes signing an immediate order to end the ban on travelers from several majority-Muslim countries, which was first

The pandemic revealed a disconnect when it comes to reliable, timely visa intelligence. But the Passport Index fills the void as a centralized source of updated visa requirements. During the pandemic, borders opened and closed by the hour. Visa restrictions fluctuated by the minute. And in the wake of ever-shifting policies,

The COVID-19 pandemic has grounded travelers and crippled economies, but it hasn’t stopped innovation. As the world maps out a road to recovery, here are 10 predictions for what travel might look like in the next decade.   1. AI soars into aviation With the Fourth Industrial Revolution upon us, we do

The 2017 Global Peace Index provides a comprehensive analysis of the world’s state of peace. Produced by the Institute for

May 7, 2015, Dubai — The UAE passport has received a major boost to its Passport Index ranking, following the easing

It’s speedy. It’s lavish. It’s international. It’s the Formula 1. With 20 determined drivers racing across 21 nations worldwide, car

Angola has also decided to grant visa-free access to five countries, including Singapore. This recent change granted Singapore a record

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

Ever wonder who is responsible for printing your country’s passport? Below we’ve compiled a list of every country in the

The past few weeks have been trying for the small Middle Eastern country of Qatar. Several weeks ago Saudi Arabia,

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

Paraguay helps Singapore overtake Germany for the top spot. Montreal, October 24, 2017 – Paraguay removed visa requirements for Singaporeans, propelling

As the race to develop standardized vaccine passports speeds ahead, we take a look at how these certifications are taking

Ukraine began issuing biometric passports this week, as Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk unveiled plans to issue 2.5 million passports every

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