Best United Arab Emirates passport with visa-free access to 91% of the world’s countries

Abu Dhabi, MINA – The United Arab Emirates has been ranked as the number one passport in the world in terms of mobility and lack of travel restrictions, according to the Passport Index recently released by Canada-based financial advisory firm Arton Capital.

The Emirates passport, which ranks first in a top ten dominated by European countries, allows the holder to visit 180 countries hassle-free – seven more than EU member states, Germany and Sweden.

With this United Arab Emirates passport, you can access 91% of the countries in the world without having to apply for a visa before travelling.

With a United Arab Emirates passport, one can also visit nine more destinations than Japan, which was ranked the best in the world earlier this year in another list published by Henley & Partners.

Currently, Emirates passport holders can enter 121 countries without a visa and obtain a visa on arrival in another 59 countries.

They only need a visa for 19 countries, which means they can access 91% of the world without having to apply for a visa before travelling.

In contrast, US passport holders can only enter 83% of countries without receiving the necessary documents.

“What particularly distinguishes the United Arab Emirates passport is the possibility for the holder to enter the country on an arrival visa,” said Armand Arton, President and CEO of Arton Capital. , as reported by MEMO.

“While the power of the passport to enter countries without a visa is comparable to that of its competitors, those with a UAE passport can enter 13 more countries with an arrival visa than those with a German passport, the second passport”.

Passport holders can travel abroad for professional, educational or tourist purposes. Arton Capital’s Passport Index ranking is determined by the number of accessible destination countries.

Passport holders from these countries do not need to obtain an arrival visa in advance. Arton Capital’s Passport Index method is updated in real time unlike the Henley Passport Index ranking.

The Henley Passport Index system places Japan and Singapore as the countries with the strongest passports.

Meanwhile, Indonesian passports are not listed in Arton Capital’s passport index. However, based on Henley Passport Index data, Indonesian passports rank 73rd in the world with visa-free access to 71 destination countries.

Indonesia ranks the same as Tunisia and Zambia (T/R1/P2)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)

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