New Zealand has world’s strongest passport; Portugal ranks fourth

in News · 07-10-2020 11:04:00 · 8 Comments

The Passport Index, which compares access granted by the passports of 193 member countries of the United Nations, considered the New Zealand passport as the "most powerful" in the world, having visa-free access to 129 countries.

Japan is in second place with a score of 128, alongside Germany, Austria, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Ireland, South Korea and Australia. Sweden, Belgium, France, Finland, Italy and Spain come in third place with a score of 127. Portugal occupies the fourth position, with the Portuguese passport giving access to 126 countries.


What will happen with the rank of passport? This is quite crucial as the agencies of SEF are not doing their job very well inside Portugal to issue a date for the renewal of the resident card.

The rest is yours, what you think.

By Ankit from Other on 08-10-2020 09:49

If you have 1 million euros you can buy a passport anywhere!
If we had sense, we'd ask who came last and why?
But we're big heads - so look at Me!

Love Steve

By Love Steve from Alentejo on 08-10-2020 08:14

Power ranking 4th

By Daniel from Algarve on 08-10-2020 03:20

How is this 4th (or 18th) classification important if you do need visa for visiting countries like China, Russia or the USA?
As well as their citizens are requested a visa?!

By Carlos Ferreira from Lisbon on 08-10-2020 01:16

and it would be 16 ;)

By carlos from Lisbon on 07-10-2020 04:17

ex equo....alongside.

By carlos from Lisbon on 07-10-2020 04:16

I love Portugal, but this is a manipulation. Go to passport index and click on "individual" rank. Surprise - it's 18th. In any case, this is a good position. Why do you try to manipulate people?

By SS from Porto on 07-10-2020 02:25

If I count right, Portugal is not in forth, but 17th place!

By Christoph from Lisbon on 07-10-2020 01:09
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