The coronavirus pandemic has rearranged how the world’s passports are rated as different countries cope with the virus at home. Passports from Australia, ranked 9th, are now more powerful than those from the United States which have plunged to be on par with Mexico and Uruguay. The different trajectory of […]
Secondary passports are in high demand as the coronavirus pandemic causes travel restrictions around the world. In the Caribbean, some nations are offering steep discounts to bring in extra revenue amid a cash crunch. Passport buying has shifted from simple vacations to riding out the virus, experts say. Visit Business […]
On March 20, the US government started limiting passport services to those with a life or death family emergency. New passports will only be issued to US residents who need to travel within the next three days to visit an ill member of their immediate family or handle a recent […]
Travelling the world isn’t so easy when you don’t have the power of a privileged passport. I’m from Syria, and my passport is one of the weakest in the world. Here are some of the things I go through if I want to travel beyond a short list of countries. […]
Malta has one of the strongest real-estate markets in the world, The Wall Street Journal reported. The draws of Malta are plenty: great weather, government incentives for businesses, and the possibility of EU citizenship. Foreigners can take advantage of Malta’s citizenship-by-investment (CIP) program and become citizens by buying real estate. […]
Rich people are buying second (or third) passports via Citizenship Investment Programs (CIPs), which allow them to invest in a country in exchange for citizenship. Depending on the country, a CIP can cost anywhere from $US100,000 to more than $US2 million. Having multiple passports offers advantages, but is largely seen […]
Britain’s “iconic” blue passports after Brexit were supposed to symbolise Britain’s break from the EU and its new future as an independent trading powerhouse. It has now emerged that the passports will be made in France. “The new pro-Brexit blue passports were supposed to be a statement of intent and […]
The annual Henley Passport Index has just been released. It ranks passports according to the number of countries their holders can travel to visa-free. The ranking named Germany as the country with the most powerful passport in the world for the fifth year in a row. Last October a separate […]
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A 15% error rate.
A quarter are lost overseas.