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The 10 Top-Ranked Passports for 2021

What makes a country’s passport valuable? One measure is the number of countries one can access with that passport—no visa required. The Henley Passport Index (HPI) is...

Singapore Passport Validity Increases from Five To 10 Years

Effective 1 October 2021, the validity period of the Singapore passport, issued by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA), has been increased from five...

Sorting Machines of Globalization: The Redefinition of Border

As the city torn by the Iron Curtain, Berlin uniquely represents the end of a world structured by border separation. In the fall of...

Costa Rica to launch biometric passport in 2022

Costa Rica has redesigned and upgraded its passport to meet the world's highest biometric standards. It will start issuing the new passport in the...

Rule Change Shortens Term of Some Red-Cover EU/UK Passports

United Kingdom citizens who hold red passports (issued before the U.K. left the European Union) are subject to a recent rule change that may...

A COVID Vaccine Passport and New Travel Rules for Canadians

This fall, Canada will impose new COVID-19 travel restrictions on its citizens who work for, or travel on, federally-regulated transportation systems. At about the...