Which passports are most accepted around the world?

The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) has a library of genuine samples of passports from countries around the world to help officers pick up skills on telling real from fake. The Singapore passport remains one of the most welcomed.
The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) has a library of genuine samples of passports from countries around the world to help officers pick up skills on telling real from fake. The Singapore passport remains one of the most welcomed by countries around in the world. ST FILE PHOTO: SHAHRIYA YAHAYA

The Singapore passport remains one of the most welcomed by countries around in the world. In 2013, holders of the passport got visa-free access to 167 of 219 countries surveyed for the latest Visa Restrictions Index.

It was ranked sixth internationally - alongside Australia and Greece - for the unrestricted access it offers.

Citizens of Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom held the best passports for global travel last year, with visa-free access to 173 countries.

How do other countries rank? And which citizens have it the hardest with their passports?

View the Visa Restrictions Index here: