World Most Powerful Passports List 2023 – Henley Passport Index

World Most Powerful Passports List 2023 – Henley Passport Index, London-based henley & Partners has released a list in which it has ranked passports around the world. While India was ranked 85th, Pakistan was far below at 106th position.

The Henley Passport Index is the original and most authoritative passport index with 18 years of historical data.

  • The index and its contents are based on data provided by the International Air Transport Authority (IATA) and have been supplemented, enhanced and updated using extensive in-house research and open-source online data.
  • The index includes 199 different passports and 227 different travel destinations.
  • The Henley Passport Index is the strongest and reliable index of its kind.
World Most Powerful Passports List
World Most Powerful Passports List

World Most Powerful Passports List – Top 20 Rank on Henley Index 2023

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  • Japan
1193
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
2192
  • Germany
  • Spain
3190
  • Finland
  • Italy
  • Luxembourg
4189
  • Austria
  • Denmark
  • Netherlands
  • Sweden
5188
  • France
  • Ireland
  • Portugal
  • United Kingdom
6187
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Switzerland
  • United States
7186
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Greece
  • Malta
8185
  • Hungary
  • Poland
9184
  • Lithuania
  • Slovakia
10183
  • Latvia, Slovenia
11182
  • Estonia
12181
  • Iceland
13180
  • Malaysia
14179
  • Liechtenstein
  • United Arab Emirates
15178
  • Cyprus
16177
  • Romania
17175
  • Bulgaria
  • Chile
  • Croatia
  • Monaco
18174
  • Hong Kong (SAR China)
19171
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
20170

Rank No. 1- Japan

  • Japan tops the list with a visa-free access score of 193. Which means Japan grants visa-free or arrival visa access to 193 countries. This is the fifth time in a row that a Japanese passport has been crowned the world’s most powerful passport.

Rank No. 2- Singapore, South Korea

  • Second on the list is Singapore where 192 countries have been granted visa-free access.
  • Singapore is sharing its second place with South Korea.

Rank No. 3- Germany, Spain

  • Germany is at number three on the list, which has visa-free access to German passport holders in 190 countries.
  • The third place is shared by Spain.

Rank No. 4- Italy, Luxembourg and Finland

  • Three European countries Italy, Luxembourg and Finland are ranked fourth with a visa-free score of 189.

Rank No. 5- Austria, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden

  • The fifth position is shared by four countries – Austria, Denmark, The Netherlands, Sweden, with visa access scores of 188 countries.

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