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Most Powerful Passports: Check Out the Top 10 Passports – Know Where India Stands

The Henley Passport Index provides a comprehensive insight into the global passport landscape, offering monthly updates on the accessibility of passport holders to travel without visas. In its latest report for May 2024, the index delineates the world’s most powerful passports, shedding light on the countries whose citizens enjoy the greatest freedom of movement. Let’s […]

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The Henley Passport Index provides a comprehensive insight into the global passport landscape, offering monthly updates on the accessibility of passport holders to travel without visas. In its latest report for May 2024, the index delineates the world’s most powerful passports, shedding light on the countries whose citizens enjoy the greatest freedom of movement. Let’s delve into the rankings and discover where each passport stands in terms of visa-free access.

World’s Strongest Passports Rankings

A breakdown of the top passports worldwide based on visa-free access to destinations.

Rank 1

France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Singapore, and Spain top the list, offering visa-free access to 194 destinations.

Rank 2

Austria, Finland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, South Korea, and Sweden follow closely, providing access to 193 destinations.

Rank 3

Belgium, Denmark, and the United Kingdom secure the third spot, granting access to 192 destinations without a visa.

Rank 4

Norway, Portugal, and Switzerland come in fourth, with 191 visa-free destinations.

Rank 5

Australia, Greece, Malta, and New Zealand occupy the fifth position, offering access to 190 destinations.

Rank 6

Canada, Czechia, Hungary, Poland, and the United States of America rank sixth, providing visa-free access to 189 destinations.

Rank 7

Lithuania takes the seventh spot, with visa-free access to 188 destinations.

Rank 8

Estonia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) share the eighth rank, offering access to 187 destinations without a visa.

Rank 9

Latvia, Slovakia, and Slovenia hold the ninth rank, with visa-free travel to 186 destinations.

Rank 10

Iceland rounds out the top 10, with passport holders enjoying access to 185 destinations without a visa.

Where does India stand?

India ranks 81st alongside Gabon and São Tomé and Príncipe, allowing visa-free travel to 61 destinations.

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