Passport Ranking: Indian Passport Ranked 87th, With Visa-Free Access to 60 Countries

Advertisement

According to the most recent Henley Passport Index reports, the Indian passport has dropped four places to 87th on the list of the world’s most powerful passports, with Visa-Free access to 60 countries.

It is worth mentioning that the Indian passport ranks 83rd in the first quarter of 2022, although the visa-free destinations remain the same. This means Indian passport holders can now travel to 60 countries across the world without the need for a prior visa.

Visa-Free Destinations For Indian Passport Holders

The full list of Visa-free access destinations for Indian passport holders is shared below; the list includes 33 destinations that offer Visa On Arrival (VOA) services to Indian passport holders.

Indian Passport Visa-Free Access Destinations
S. No.Country
1Albania
2Armenia (VOA)
3Barbados
4Bhutan
5Bolivia (VOA)
6Botswana (VOA)
7Cambodia (VOA)
8Cape Verde Islands (VOA)
9Comores Islands (VOA)
10Cook Islands
11Dominica
12El Salvador
13Ethiopia (VOA)
14Fiji
15Gabon (VOA)
16Grenada
17Guinea-Bissau (VOA)
18Haiti
19Indonesia
20Iran (VOA)
21Jamaica
22Jordan (VOA)
23Laos (VOA)
24Macao (SAR China)
25Madagascar (VOA)
26Maldives (VOA)
27Marshall Islands (VOA)
28Mauritania (VOA)
29Mauritius
30Micronesia
31Montserrat
32Mozambique (VOA)
33Myanmar (VOA)
34Nepal
35Niue
36Oman
37Palau Islands (VOA)
38Qatar
39Rwanda (VOA)
40Samoa (WS) (VOA)
41Senegal
42Serbia
43Seychelles (VOA)
44Sierra Leone (VOA)
45Somalia (VOA)
46Sri Lanka (VOA)
47St. Kitts and Nevis
48St. Lucia (VOA)
49St. Vincent and the Grenadines
50Tanzania (VOA)
51Thailand (VOA)
52Timor-Leste (VOA)
53Togo (VOA)
54Trinidad and Tobago
55Tunisia
56Tuvalu (VOA)
57Uganda (VOA)
58Vanuatu
59British Virgin Islands
60Zimbabwe (VOA)

World’s Top 10 Strongest Passports

Japan’s passport has been named the most powerful passport with visa-free access to 193 destinations while Singapore and South Korea ranked second and Germany, and Spain claims the third position.

Advertisement

According to the Henley Passport Index, the following are the top ten strongest passports in the world.

CountryRankVisa-Free Access
Japan1193
Singapore2192
South Korea2192
Germany3190
Spain3190
Finland4189
Italy4189
Luxembourg4189
Austria5188
Denmark5188

It is worth noting that the Netherlands and Sweden have also shared the fifth position with Denmark, since its citizens also have access to 188 visa-free destinations.

World’s 10 Least Powerful Passports

Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Pakistan, and Yemen will have the highest valued (least powerful) passports in 2022, with the least access to Visa-free destinations. Afghani passports offer visa-free travel to just 27 countries, the fewest in the world, followed by Iraqi passports, which allow visa-free travel to 29 countries.

CountryRankVisa-Free Access
Libya10441
North Korea10540
Nepal10638
Palestinian Territory10638
Somalia10735
Yemen10834
Pakistan10932
Syria11030
Iraq11129
Afghanistan11227

Follow and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram and Google News for the latest travel news and updates!

Advertisement

Advertisement

Newsletter Updates

Enter your email address below to subscribe to our newsletter