Azerbaijan improves its position in world passports ranking

Azerbaijan improves its position in world passports ranking Azerbaijani citizens can visit 66 countries without visa
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September 5, 2018 11:58
Azerbaijan improves its position in world passports ranking

Baku. 5 September. REPORT.AZ / Henley & Partners has published a rating of passports, which demonstrates the degree of freedom of citizens' movement from different countries.

Report informs that the Azerbaijani passport ranking 72nd gives the right to visit 66 countries without a visa. The Azerbaijani passport ranked 74th in company's previous ranking. This means that the Azerbaijani passport has improved its positions by two points.

Singapore and Japan topped the ranking in 2018 with their citizens able to visit 189 countries without a visa. Germany ranked second with 188 countries. The third place in the list was shared by seven countries: Denmark, Sweden, Italy, South Korea, Spain, France, Finland, whose citizens have the right of visa-free entry to 187 countries.

The passport index, formerly known as the Visa Restrictions Index, has been compiled since 2006 by Switzerland's Henley & Partners in cooperation with the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

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