In the Passport Index Global Ranking of Henley & Partners, Japan’s passport has been described as the most powerful in the world. Pakistan’s position is fourth from the bottom of the list, while China is ranked 70th above India. Explain that the strength or ranking of the passport of any country is done on the basis of how many countries its holders can travel without prior visa. Visa on Arrival is mostly given to friendly countries, where there is no threat to the country from its citizens. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) gives its data. Passport holders of Japan are considered the safest citizen in the world.
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Here is the list:
3-Germany, South Korea
4-Finland, Italy, Luxembourg, Spain
6-France, Ireland, Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden
7-Belgium, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States
8-Australia, Czech Republic, Greece, Malta
Asia to Japan, Singapore and South Korea top 10
This time in the Passport Index Global Ranking 2021, Asian countries occupy the top three positions. In this, Japan is in the first place while Singapore is in second place, where citizens of India have the facility of visa free entry in 190 countries. South Korea and Germany jointly occupy the third position. In which the citizens of South Korea have got Visa on Arrival in 189 countries. In terms of powerful passports, the US is in seventh place with 5 other countries. These countries include Belgium, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. US citizens have visa free access facility in 185 countries of the world. Along with America, five other countries that occupy this place also have similar facilities in 185 countries.
India moved one place
India’s passport ranks 85th in the Henley Passport Index. 58 countries in the world allow Indian passport holders to enter without any prior visa. Tajikistan is with India at this place. India ranked 84 in the year 2020. Even then 58 countries of the world used to give entry to Indian citizens without a visa. Passport Index Global ranked China 70th on this list.
The citizens of China have the facility of entry into 75 countries without a visa. The condition of Pakistan in this list is very pathetic. Pakistan, the supplier of terrorism in the world, is at the fourth position from the bottom of this list. Pakistan is ranked 107th. Pakistani citizens only have the facility to enter without visa in 32 countries.