Germany takes the lead. Singapore takes second place. Montreal, January 12, 2017 – Passport Index, the real-time global ranking of the world’s passports has announced a new update to its celebrated web service. Germany takes the lead with a visa-free score of 157. Singapore overtakes South Korea for second place with a visa-free score of 156, becoming the highest-ranked Asian passport. South Korea fell to sixth place (152) while Japan rose to fourth place, tied with European countries such as Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, and others whose visa-free score is 154. Visa-free score represents the number of countries a passport holder can visit visa-free or with visa-on-arrival. In addition to the popular mosaic of passports, visitors of PassportIndex.org can now see the overall changes to the ranking of countries in 2016. Marshall Islands is on top of the winners’ list by adding 35 countries to its
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African Union introduces a passport and visa-free mobility to member states.