Trinidad and Tobago has been ranked as having the fifth most powerful passport in the Caricom region, allowing visa-free access to 150 countries.
According to the 2021 Henley Passport Index ranking on January 5, TT’s passport ranks 29th in the world, alongside Costa Rica.
In Caricom, it is surpassed by Barbados – 161 countries; St Kitts and Nevis – 156 countries; Bahamas – 155 countries; and Antigua and Barbuda - 151 countries.
The country with the most powerful passport is Japan, which allows visa-free travel to 191 countries, while Afghanistan ranks lowest at 110, with access to only 26 countries. In Caricom, Haiti ranks lowest, with visa-free travel to 49 countries.
The index said coronavirus-related travel bans may take precedence over the visa information recorded.