DUBAI: The United Arab Emirate (UAE) Passport holder can travel to 167 countries without the need for pre-visa requirements.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed @HHShkMohd said
In our glorious national day. Our achievements rolled… A few days ago, the passport index ranked UAE passports as the world’s first entry to 167 countries worldwide without a visa. The world opens its doors to the people of the UAE.. Congratulations to the Emirates. And all thanks to our extraordinary Foreign ministry team led by my brother Abdullah bin Zayed.
في يومنا الوطني المجيد .. توالت إنجازاتنا .. قبل قليل صنف مؤشر passport index جواز الامارات ليكون الأول عالميا بدخوله ١٦٧ دولة حول العالم بدون تأشيرة .. العالم يفتح أبوابه لشعب الامارات.. الف مبروك للامارات.. وكل الشكر لفريق وزارة خارجيتنا الاستثنائي بقيادة أخي عبدالله بن زايد .— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) December 1, 2018
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A new historic achievement… #UAE passport has become the strongest passport & now ranks 1st globally. The achievement coincides with 'Year of Zayed' & UAE's 47th National Day, adding to UAE's numerous accomplishments in various domains.https://t.co/TDcplkB35S pic.twitter.com/OkeBkfs7M9— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) December 1, 2018
The UAE, under the leadership of The President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has surpassed all expectations after accomplishing this achievement
On 47th National Day, ‘Year of Zeyed’ added to country’s numerous accomplishments in various domains.
A new historic achievement. UAE passport has become the strongest passport & now ranks 1st globally. The achievement coincides with ‘Year of Zayed’ & UAE’s 47th National Day, adding to UAE’s numerous accomplishments in various domains
In 2016 December, UAE’s passport was on 27th position which is now attained first place globally in December 2018.
The Passport Index issued by the Arton Capital, ranks countries’ passports based on the number of countries a passport holder can enter without obtaining a visa or obtaining it at the time of entry. The Index is a global benchmark for classifying international passports and reflects the world’s view on the power and impact of passport.