Ukraine improved its position in the passport rating for three points in 2018, and took the 41st place in the Henley & Partners Company list.
Currently, the Ukrainian passport allows to travel to 128 countries without a visa, which is 14 states more than it was in 2017.
According to the results of the index published on January 8, Ukraine climbed from 44th place to 41st , with 128 countries with the visa-free regime.
Japan became the leader of the rating with 190 countries. South Korea and Singapore shared the second place with 189 countries. Germany, which was the leader in 2018, and France shared the third position; their citizens can visit 188 countries without a visa.
The U.S. continues to lose positions, taking the fifth place in 2018 and the sixth place in 2019.
Russia takes 48th place with no changes. Russians can visit 119 countries without a visa.
The last place is shared between Iraq and Afghanistan, with 30 countries.
Earlier the passport of the citizen of Ukraine has fallen three points from the 25th to the 28th position in the rating of the strongest passports of the word.