|SKN Passport ranks #2nd in the Eastern Caribbean
March 06, 2017
Based on information from a 2017 Nomad Capitalist World Ranking, St.Kitts-Nevis has the 2nd most desirable passport in the Eastern Caribbean and the 50th most desirable in the world.
Nomad Capitalist is an American company that provides offshore services for expatriates (emigrants). The SKN’s Citizenship Programme is the first of its kind in the world and has long been considered, as one of the premier Citizenship programmes in the world.
The end result is that the Programme and the Passport is regarded as one of the best in the world and the OECS.
The ranking uses a weighted approach that considers the amount of taxes a country imposes on citizens who live abroad, along with the nation’s overall global reputation, and the ability to hold multiple passports at the same time.
The Bahamas, who ranked #1, had a world rank of 47. The Barbados passport was Ranked 52 Worldwide and 3rd in the Caribbean. Antigua-Barbuda, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines rounded up the top 6 from the Caribbean.
Followed by a group of other European Union nations, on top of the World list is Sweden. A Swedish passport allows visa-free travel to 176 countries or territories, just one fewer than world leader Germany.