The Henley Passport Index which has been regularly monitoring the world’s most travel friendly passport since 2006, has released its latest rankings and analysis.
It ranks every passport in the world by the travel freedom it allows, that is the number of destinations holders can enter without applying for a visa in advance.
According to the index, Japan is the top of the leader board, with its passport offering visa free or visa on arrival access to 193 destinations around the world. Below is the ranking of the world’s most powerful passport
|3||Germany, South Korea||191|
|4||Finland, Italy, Luxembourg, Spain||190|
|6||France, Ireland, Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden||188|
|7||Belgium, New Zealand, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United State||187|
|8||Czech Republic, Greece, Malta, Norway||186|
|10||Lithuania, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia||183|
Moreover, the least powerful passports in terms of travel freedom are ranked below