Brunei passport third most powerful in ASEAN

Brunei Darussalam’s passport is the 28th most powerful in the world, according to a new global passport ranking. The sultanate also currently boasts the third most powerful passport in Southeast Asia, as its residents can travel to 82 countries.

The Passport Index ranks passports based on where citizens who hold them can travel. This includes looking at where they can travel visa-free, or where tourist visas apply. The ranking covers 193 United Nations (UN) countries, as well as six other territories.

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