List Of World’s Most Powerful Passports For 2021 Out; Check India’s Position Here

New Delhi: Henley and Partners Passport Index of 2021 has revealed the list of the world’s most powerful passports and India has been ranked 85th on it.

India’s passport got a visa-free score of 58, which means Indian passport holders can visit 58 countries without prior visa. India shares the no. 85 rank with Tajikistan.

Pakistan (rank 107) and Nepal (rank 104) continue to be in the ‘worst passports to hold’ category. Pakistan has a visa-free score of 32 countries and Nepal has a score of 38 destinations.

Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan continue to be the countries with the ‘worst passports to hold’ at the bottom of the list with a passport score of 29, 28 and 26 respectively.

Here’s the list of the best and worst passports to hold in 2021:

Best passports to hold:

1. Japan (191 destinations)

2. Singapore (190)

3. South Korea, Germany (189)

4. Italy, Finland, Spain, Luxembourg (188)

5. Denmark, Austria (187)

6. Sweden, France, Portugal, Netherlands, Ireland (186)

7. Switzerland, United States, United Kingdom, Norway, Belgium, New Zealand (185)

8. Greece, Malta, Czech Republic,

9. Canada (183)

10. Hungary (181)

Worst passports to hold:

Several countries around the world have visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to fewer than 40 countries. These include the following.

103. North Korea (39 destinations)

104. Libya, Nepal (38)

105. Palestinian territories (37)

106. Somalia, Yemen (33)

107. Pakistan (32)

108. Syria (29)

109. Iraq (28)

110. Afghanistan (26)

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