Traveling is one of the greatest pleasures of life but many times, the restrictions established by governments around the world limit the traveler to the different destinations or places he could get to know.

Depending on the country where the traveler was born or obtained his passport, some governments request that the traveler obtains a visa before his trip in order to enter the country, others ask to request a visa at the time of arrival and others simply let him enter only with the passport.

The number of countries you can travel only with your passport depends a lot on the treaties and the relations that both countries have. A private entity recently made a world passport ranking for 2018.

This entity based its research on the number of countries that a traveler can enter freely without the need for a visa. Here we leave the top 100 of the most powerful passports in the world:

  1. Singapore – 159 countries
  2. Germany – 158 countries
  3. Sweden – 157 countries
  4. South Korea – 157 countries
  5. Denmark – 156 countries
  6. Finland – 156 countries
  7. Italy – 156 countries
  8. Spain – 156 countries
  9. Norway – 156 countries
  10. Japan – 156 countries
  11. United Kingdom – 156 countries
  12. Luxemburg – 155 countries
  13. France – 155 countries
  14. Switzerland – 155 countries
  15. Netherlands – 155 countries
  16. Belgium – 155 countries
  17. Austria – 155 countries
  18. Portugal – 155 countries
  19. Malaysia – 154 countries
  20. Ireland – 154 countries
  21. United States – 154 countries
  22. Canada – 154 countries
  23. Greece – 153 countries
  24. New Zealand – 153 countries
  25. Australia – 153 countries
  26. Malta – 152 countries
  27. Czechia – 152 countries
  28. Iceland – 152 countries
  29. Hungary – 150 countries
  30. Slovenia – 149 countries
  31. Slovakia – 149 countries
  32. Poland – 149 countries
  33. Lithuania – 149 countries
  34. Latvia – 149 countries
  35. Estonia – 148 countries
  36. Liechtenstein – 147 countries
  37. Cyprus – 146 countries
  38. Croatia – 144 countries
  39. Monaco – 144 countries
  40. Brazil – 144 countries
  41. Romania – 143 countries
  42. Bulgaria – 143 countries
  43. Chile – 143 countries
  44. Argentina – 143 countries
  45. Hong Kong – 142 countries
  46. San Marino – 140 countries
  47. Andorra – 139 countries
  48. Israel – 137 countries
  49. Barbados – 136 countries
  50. Brunei – 135 countries
  51. Mexico – 132 countries
  52. Bahamas – 131 countries
  53. Vatican City – 130 countries
  54. United Arab Emirates – 129 countries
  55. Uruguay – 129 countries
  56. Saint Kitts and Nevis – 127 countries
  57. St. Vincent and the Grenadines – 126 countries
  58. Antigua and Barbuda – 125 countries
  59. Trinidad and Tobago – 124 countries
  60. Peru – 124 countries
  61. Costa Rica – 123 countries
  62. Saint Lucia – 122 countries
  63. Grenada – 120 countries
  64. Ukraine – 120 countries
  65. Macao – 120 countries
  66. Taiwan – 120 countries
  67. Venezuela – 119 countries
  68. Paraguay – 119 countries
  69. Panama – 117 countries
  70. Vanyatu – 117 countries
  71. Dominica – 116 countries
  72. Samoa – 115 countries
  73. Solomon Islands – 114 countries
  74. El Salvador – 114 countries
  75. Honduras – 114 countries
  76. Serbia – 114 countries
  77. Guatemala – 113 countries
  78. Tonga – 110 countries
  79. Colombia – 108 countries
  80. Macedonia – 108 countries
  81. Russia – 107 countries
  82. Marshall Islands – 106 countries
  83. Montenegro – 105 countries
  84. Nicaragua – 105 countries
  85. Moldova – 105 countries
  86. Georgia – 105 countries
  87. Turkey – 104 countries
  88. Micronesia – 103 countries
  89. Palau – 102 countries
  90. Bosnia and Herzegovina – 101 countries
  91. Albania – 96 countries
  92. South Africa – 92 countries
  93. Belize – 85 countries
  94. Kuwait – 85 countries
  95. Qatar – 79 countries
  96. Fiji – 79 countries
  97. Jamaica – 78 countries
  98. Guyana – 78 countries
  99. Ecuador – 78 countries
  100. Bahrain – 75 countries

To have extra freedom while traveling many people and entrepreneurs acquire a second passport through a citizenship by investment program. With this, they extend their limit of countries they can enter and expand their business or improve their quality of life.

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