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India ranks 84th in Henley Passport Index 2021; Japan tops

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India ranks 84th in Henley Passport Index 2021According to ‘Henley Passport Index : Q2 2021 Global Ranking’ released by Henley & Partners, India has been ranked as 84th Most Powerful Passport (visa-free score – 58). The Index has been topped by Japan, Singapore while Germany & South Korea together took the 3rd spot.

  • India shares its ranking with Gabon & Tajikistan. Indian passport holders have access to 58 Visa-Free destinations.
  • Around 199 different passports have been compared for the index.
  • The index ranks passports according to the number of destinations their holders can access without a prior visa (or most travel friendly passports).
  • It is based on data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

NoteIndia was ranked 85th with visa-free score 58, in “Henley Passport Index:Q1 2021 Global Ranking



Visa-Free Score 

(Access to Countries)

3Germany, South Korea191

Key Points

  • Pakistan Passport was ranked as the 4th Weakest Passport – 107.
  • Afghanistan Passport ranked the most weakest at 110th rank, Iraq ranked at 109th & Syria ranked at 108.
  • In the Index, major countries like the UK, US, Switzerland, Belgium and New Zealand dropped to the 7th Place.

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i.On January 2021, Henley & Partners released “Henley Passport Index: Q1 2021 Global Ranking” where India was ranked 85th with visa-free score 58.

About Henley & Partners: 

CEO – Juerg Steffen