Japan

Japan

The latest Henley passport Index has revealed that Singapore is no longer the country with the most powerful passport in the world. Japan has overtaken Singapore on the index with visa-on-arrival or visa-free access to a record-breaking 189 countries. Earlier, Japan and Singapore were tied at first place with 188 countries. Now, Japan holds first place while Singapore is tied with Germany at second place, as both can access 188 countries visa-free or with visa-on-arrival. ALSO SEE 20 beautiful countries that issue visa on arrival to Indian citizens Also Read - Singapore Reports 533 COVID-19 Cases in 24 Hours, Total Tally at 32,876



The third place is held by six countries – South Korea, Finland, France, Italy, Spain, and Sweden. The Henley Passport Index is based on exclusive data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). You can check out the entire passport index here. Also Read - COVID-19 pandemic: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Lifts State of Emergency

Singapore

Singapore



Both Singapore and Japan are themselves extremely exciting destinations to visit. While Singapore is popular for its cleanliness, architecture, and vibrant nightlife, Japan draws tourists on account of its food, culture, monasteries and people. However, people holding passports of these countries as more lucky than the rest of the world as they can only explore the best of their own land, but also the most of the rest of the world. Also Read - Singapore Reports 344 COVID-19 Cases in 24 Hours, Nationwide Tally at 31,960