The arrivals area of Rome international airport. An annual ranking of passports based on how many places holders of them can enter visa-free, such as Italy, puts those from Japan first in 2022. Photo: Shutterstock
The arrivals area of Rome international airport. An annual ranking of passports based on how many places holders of them can enter visa-free, such as Italy, puts those from Japan first in 2022. Photo: Shutterstock
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The world’s most powerful passports in 2022: Japan top for fifth year in a row, as Asian countries dominate

  • The Henley Passport Index ranks the most powerful passports based on how many nations and territories their holders can visit without an advance visa
  • Japanese passport holders can visit 193 countries, compared to the US’ 186 and China’s 80; Singapore and South Korea tie for second place on 192

The arrivals area of Rome international airport. An annual ranking of passports based on how many places holders of them can enter visa-free, such as Italy, puts those from Japan first in 2022. Photo: Shutterstock
The arrivals area of Rome international airport. An annual ranking of passports based on how many places holders of them can enter visa-free, such as Italy, puts those from Japan first in 2022. Photo: Shutterstock
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