The Croatian passport has jumped one place on Arton Capital’s latest Passport Power Index.
The Croatian passport is tied with the Brazilian passport in 14th spot on the list.
The Passport Power Index ranks passport power based on which countries can be accessed without the need of obtaining a visa.
According to the latest report, the Croatian passport can access 144 countries without the need of obtaining a visa.
The global financial advisory firm Arton Capital compiled government data from over 190 countries to create the latest 2017 ranking. In a similar ranking last year Croatia was in 24th equal place and was 15th equal earlier this year.
Countries where Croatians still needed to obtain visas included a number of African nations, Pakistan, Qatar, Thailand, Russia and the United States.
Singapore, with visa-free access to 159 countries, was ranked No.1, whilst the German passport was in No.2 with visa-free to 158 countries.
Afghanistan was ranked last with only 22 countries, just below Pakistan, Iraq, Syria, and Somalia.
Top 5 Passports
3. Sweden, South Korea
4. Denmark, Finland, Italy, France, Spain, Norway, Japan, UK
5. Luxembourg, Switzerland, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Portugal
The US and Canadian passports followed just below in 6th place, whilst the Australian passport was ranked in 7th place together with the New Zealand passport.
You can check where the Croatian passport has visa-free access here.
Check out the full global ranking here.