The Latest World’s Most Powerful Passports Ranking in 2021 announced by 2021 Henley & Partners Passport Index. International Travelling has a dream of everyone. Japan is on #1. Japanese Passport holders are able to visit 191 countries visa-free in normal times. Singapore’s Passport Holders came in Second Place, with access to 190 Nations.
South Korea and Germany landed in the 3rd Spot, with 189 countries. Fourth place, with 188 destinations, is shared by Italy, Finland, Spain, and Luxembourg, while fifth place, with 187 countries, is held by Denmark and Austria. You can also able to see whats Your Country Passport Rank.
The U.S. is in the Seventh Position, with access to 186 countries visa-free. A Spot shares with Switzerland, the U.K., Norway, Belgium, and New Zealand. At the very bottom of the list are Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan, each with access to less than 30 nations. The U.S. has dropped from the top spot to the Seventh. The Full List of the Passports Ranking in 2021 is given below.
List of World’s Most Powerful Passports Ranking
The Ranking is based on Exclusive Data taken from exclusive data gathered from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which holds the world’s largest database of travel information, accompanied by its own research.
Best Passports to Hold in 2021:
The Number is Brackets shows that these Passport Holders can travel to the Countries without any Visa.
- Japan (191 destinations)
- Singapore (190)
- South Korea, Germany (189)
- Italy, Finland, Spain, Luxembourg (188)
- Denmark, Austria (187)
- Sweden, France, Portugal, Netherlands, Ireland (186)
- Switzerland, United States, United Kingdom, Norway, Belgium, New Zealand (185)
- Greece, Malta, Czech Republic, Australia (184)
- Canada (183)
- Hungary (181)
The Worst Passports to Hold:
Several countries around the world have visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to fewer than 40 countries. These include:
- North Korea (39 destinations)
- Libya, Nepal (38)
- Palestinian territories (37)
- Somalia, Yemen (33)
- Pakistan (32)
- Syria (29)
- Iraq (28)
- Afghanistan (26)
The Full List of the Passport Rankings Provided (Here in PDF)
Due to the Current Pandemic Travel Restrictions, travellers from both the U.K. and U.S. currently face major restrictions from over 105 countries, with U.S. passport holders able to travel to fewer than 75 destinations, while U.K. passport holders currently have access to fewer than 70. We have also Published World University Rankings 2021