Yet another global index has ranked the UAE passport as the most powerful in the world.With a score of 110.50, the Emirati document has entered the top 10 list by Nomad Capitalist for the first time, jumping straight to the number one position from 35 last year.
The report calculated the Dual Citizenship status by relying on embassy data. This is the ability to hold dual citizenship, ranging from a score of 10 for strictly forbidden to a score of 50 for freely allowed.
A score of 10 and 20 were assigned to countries whose citizens are strictly forbidden to hold other citizenships, scores of 30 and 40 to countries whose citizens are often allowed to hold other citizenships but with certain restrictions, and 50 to countries whose citizens are almost always allowed to hold other citizenships.
“Based on that data, we assigned United Arab Emirates a Dual Citizenship score of 30, meaning that United Arab Emirates citizens are often allowed to hold other citizenships but with certain restrictions”