WATCH: The World's Top 25 most powerful passports for 2017

2017-03-24 07:32 - Louzel Lombard Steyn
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Cape Town - To which country would you most likely want to have citizenship, in order to travel the world most freely? 

If you're looking to expand your global citizenship, it's might be wise to consider the recently published 2017 Passport Index, ranking the world's passports in terms of their power. 

In the Index, our South African passport ranks in 46th place, but things are looking good for our Green Mamba to expand its power even more in coming years - especially on the African continent. 

SEE: Visa-free travel: Where your South African passport can take you

South Africans can still enjoy a total of 92 destinations without needing to go through the hassle of a visa - referring either a visa-on-arrival or visa free destinations. 

In the global ranking for the world's most powerful passports, the best passports to have almost all hail from the globe's first world countries. 

Several countries are tied for the top spots for the global access they provide their passport holders. To make it to the top 25, a country must rank at least as the seventh-most powerful.  

These are the World's most passports for 2017 - 

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