Trinidad and Tobago continues to have the fifth most powerful passport in the Caribbean, according to the quarterly-updated Henley Passport Index.
In the 2019 Global Ranking, Japan’s passport continues to be the most powerful in the world, as it has access to 190 countries.
T&T is ranked 30th, as we have access to 148 countries.
However, within the region, T&T is ranked behind Barbados (#24), Bahamas (#26), St. Kitts & Nevis (#27) and Antigua & Barbuda (#28).
The Henley Passport Index is based on data provided by the International Air Transport Authority (IATA) and covers 199 passports and 227 travel destinations.
The Top 10 in the Henley Passport Index is as follows:
1. Japan (190 countries)
2. Singapore, South Korea (189 countries)
3. France, Germany (188 countries)
4. Denmark, Finland, Italy, Sweden (187 countries)
5. Luxembourg, Spain (186 countries)
6. Austria, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States (185 countries)
7. Belgium, Canada, Greece, Ireland (184 countries)
8. Czech Republic (183 countries)
9. Malta (182 countries)
10. Australia, Iceland, New Zealand (181 countries)