The global consulting firm Nomad Capitalist released a list of the best passports in 2021, which included 199 international passports. The Kuwaiti passport was ranked second in the Arab world and 97 in the world according to the index criteria, as the Kuwaiti passport holder is able to enter 96 countries without a visa or an online visa, Al Jarida reported.
According to the list, Luxembourg came first as the best passport, followed by Sweden, then Ireland, Switzerland, and Belgium.
In the Arab world, the Emirates topped (38 in the world), then Kuwait (97), Qatar (98), the Sultanate of Oman (103), and Bahrain (105).
The Passport Index is based on the following criteria: visa-free travel, international tax laws, happiness and development, dual citizenship, and personal freedom.
The passports of Eritrea, Syria, Yemen, Iraq, and Afghanistan are at the bottom of the list, and Iraq only got 23 points out of a hundred, as the Iraqi passport holder can travel to only 28 countries without a visa or with an online visa.
Nomad Capital is a tax and immigration consulting firm, created by entrepreneur Andrew Henderson, who offers advice to entrepreneurs on offshore legal tax planning issues, citizenship, and lifestyle planning.