Saint Kitts And Nevis Passport Among The Most Powerful Passports In The Caribbean


Photo Caption: Caribbean Countries Ranked According To Visa Free Status

Saint Kitts and Nevis passport is among the ten most powerful in the region. Kittians and Nevisians hold great power with their passports.

With visa free status to 132 countries, citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis are ranked 32nd overall according to the visa restriction index. The visa restriction index by Henley & Partners, a citizenship and planning firm, ranks nations or territories based on the number of countries their citizens can travel to visa-free.


Photo Caption: The 2016 Visa Restriction Index

Passports issued in Germany are ranked at the top of the pack. German citizens can visit a whopping 177 countries without a visa. On the contrary, those issued in the United Kingdom and the United States rank third and fourth respectively.

Closely behind Germany and one-shy of 177 is Sweden. They are ranked second and there citizens are granted visa-free entry to 176 countries.

Closer to home, Barbados is ranked high on the top within the region.

Ranked number 61 in the world, and number 11 in the Caribbean is Jamaica with access to 78 countries visa-free.

The rankings are based on visa restrictions that were in place on 1 January, 2016.

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