A Japanese passport provides hassle-free entry to 193 countries, according to the latest Henley Passport Index from Henley & Partners, reason why it's the most powerful in the world. What makes a powerful passport? The country with the highest visa-free score has the most powerful passport.
Japan once again holds the most powerful passport, allowing visa-free access to 193 countries, according to the Henley Passport Index's third quarter 2022 report released Tuesday.
Japan has the world's most powerful passport - providing hassle-free entry to 193 countries. Just one country short, Singapore and South Korea are tied in second place, according to the latest Henley Passport Index from Henley & Partners, an immigration consultancy.
As of 6 August 2022, Japanese citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 193 countries and territories, ranking the Japanese passport the strongest passport in the world in terms of travel freedom according to the Henley Passport Index.
1 Japan's passport holders can visit 193 destinations, making it the most powerful passport in the world. According to the website visaindex.com, 44 of those countries give Japanese arrivals a visa on arrival and 10 an electronic travel authorisation.
Japan has the world's most powerful passport, according to the Henley Report. This means that Japanese citizens can travel to most countries visa-free or with only an eVisa or a visa on arrival- depending from country to country.
The Top 10 Most Powerful Passports in the World
The top 10 most powerful passports in 2022 are those issued by Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Germany, Spain, Italy, Finland, Luxembourg, Austria, and Denmark.
Austria, Germany, Japan, Switzerland, and the United States are five nations that make it especially difficult for foreigners to establish permanent residency or obtain citizenship.
The visa type is "B-1". However, most Japanese visitors to the U.S. do not need a visa if their trip is less than 90 days. Please refer to the Visa Waiver Program to see if you can travel to the U.S. without a visa. “Business” generally means engaging in an activity other than actual labor.
An Afghan passport has once again been labelled by the index as the least powerful passport in the world, with its nationals only able to visit 26 destinations visa-free.
Which countries aren't allowed in Israel? None! Israel allows tourists from every single nation, even those that do not recognize Israel. Every nationality is allowed to enter Israel, but some need a visa approved in advance.
According to rankings from Henley & Partners, a citizenship advisory firm, the U.S. passport ranks seventh in the world when it comes to access. Americans can get into 186 international destinations without applying for additional visas in advance.
For 2022, Japan is ranked 5 of 142 out of the countries considered for the annual GFP review. It holds a PwrIndx* score of 0.1195 (a score of 0.0000 is considered 'perfect').
Malta is the country that offers the fastest citizenship program through investment. Residents need to show a one-year residency permit besides contributing the minimum required amount of € 750,000. However, a person with a three-year residency permit gets citizenship with less investment.
Which country's passport can be obtained in the fastest way? A Vanuatu passport can be obtained in one month by an investment of $130,000. Together with the investor, a spouse, children under 25 and parents over 50 can participate in the program.
French nationality remained the best in the world according to the 2018 edition of the Quality of Nationality Index, earning a score of 83.5% out of a possible 100%, fractionally ahead of Germany and the Netherlands.
The British passport is the world's sixth most powerful with visa-free or visa on-arrival access to 187 countries. The UK passport was one place ahead of the US at 186 countries, while EU states dominated much of the top rankings, data from Henley & Partners' 2022 Henley Passport Index showed.
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The Japanese Nationality Law is based on the principle of single nationality, so if you have Japanese and foreign citizenship and became a dual (or more) citizen before age 18, you must choose a nationality by age 20 or if you became a dual citizen after age 18, you must choose a nationality within 2 years (Nationality ...
The general conditions for naturalization are as follows (Article 5 of the Japanese Nationality Act). The person must have been domiciled in Japan for five years or more consecutively and must have had a valid status of residence throughout the prescribed period of time.
A Japanese passport provides hassle-free entry to 193 countries and remains the most powerful for the fifth year in a row. Singapore and South Korea passports, which are at number 2 and 3 slots respectively, provide access to 192 countries.