World’s most powerful passports for 2021

United State’s passport can take you to 185 countries, but it’s not the most powerful one in the world!

For the third time in a row since 2018, Japanese passport made its way to the top of the world’s most powerful passports in the world with 191 destinations!

Henley Passport Index, is an international source in passport index, with historical data spanning 15 years. The index and its contents are based on data provided by the International Air Transport Authority (IATA) and other super accurate methodologies.

Country nameWorld RankingMobility score
South Korea, Germany3189
Italy, Finland, Spain, Luxembourg4188
Denmark, Austria5187
Sweden, France, Portugal, Netherlands, Ireland6186
Switzerland, United States, United Kingdom, Norway, Belgium7185
Greece, New Zealand, Malta, Czech Republic8184
Canada, Australia9183

What is the weakest passport in the world?

While Japan holds the title of the most powerful passport in the world, Afghanistan’s passport remains the weakest passport in the world with mobility score of only 26 countries to travel to!

Which passport is the fastest improving passport in the world?

United Arab Emirates had the best improvement in the past 10 years, jumping from 65th in 2010 to 18th in 2020. In 2010, UAE passport had access to 64 countries while in 2020, UAE passport is good for 171 countries in the world!

Published by Delusional Bubble

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8 thoughts on “World’s most powerful passports for 2021

  1. Passport ranking is definitely something I have considered when applying for citizenship. Although, I know that ranking isn’t the full story because certain visas have certain conditions depending on your home country. I’m actually going to do a post about dual/multiple nationality sometime. Watch this space!

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