NZ does not recognise Catholic order’s passports

Passports of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, a Catholic organisation with diplomatic relations with 106 states, are not recognised by New Zealand.

According to a Mail Online article, the Sovereign Military Order of Malta diplomatic passport is one of the rarest in the world, with only a few hundred issued at any given time.

The passports are issued to members of the order’s diplomatic missions.

The order has diplomatic relations with several multilateral organisations included the United Nations.

But it is not recognised by the United States, the United Kingdom or New Zealand.

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