Australians can travel to 169 countries without having to apply for a visa, making our passport one of the most powerful in the world. An annual index compiled by citizenship and planning firm Henley & Partners ranked Australia eighth in the list of 199 nationalities. Germany was number one with visa-free access to 177 countries, followed by Sweden on 176. Finland, France, Italy, Spain and the UK all ranked third on 175, then Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands and the US with access to 174 countries. Find out more.