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Japan tops the strongest passports in the world in 2020, Afghanistan has the weakest passport

Japan passport ranked the strongest passport in the world in 2020, allowing its holder to travel to 191 countries without a prior visa. It holds the same positions from last two years. Singapore passport comes in the 2nd positions and Afghanistan passport is the weakest passport in the world in 2020, allowing its holder to travel to only 26 countries without a prior visa .

The Henley Passport Index is the ranking of all the world’s passports according to the number of destinations their holders can access without a prior visa. The ranking is based on exclusive data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which maintains the world’s largest and most accurate database of travel information.

Passport global ranking 2020

No.PassportRankAccess
1 Japan1191
2 Singapore2190
3 South Korea3189
4 Germany3189
5 Italy4188
6 Finland4188
7 Spain5187
8 Luxembourg5187
9 Denmark5187
10 Sweden6186
11 France6186
12 Switzerland7185
13 Portugal7 185
14 Netherlands7 185
15 Ireland7 185
16 Austria7 185
17 United States8184
18 United Kingdom8 184
19 Norway8 184
20 Greece8 184
21 Belgium8 184
22 New Zealand9183
23 Malta9183
24 Czech Republic9183
25 Canada9183
26 Australia9183
27 Slovakia10181
28 Lithuania10181
29 Hungary10181
30 Slovenia11180
31 Latvia11180
32 Iceland11180
33 Estonia12179
34 Malaysia13178
35 Liechtenstein13178
36 Poland14176
37 Monaco15175
38 Cyprus16174
39 Chile16174
40 Romania17172
41 United Arab Emirates18171
42 Bulgaria18171
43 Brazil19170
44 Argentina19170
45 Hong Kong (SAR China)20169
46 Croatia20169
47 San Marino21168
48 Andorra22167
49 Brunei23166
50 Barbados24160
51 Israel25159
52 Mexico26158
53 St. Kitts and Nevis27154
54 Bahamas27154
55 Uruguay28153
56 Seychelles29151
57 Antigua and Barbuda30150
58 Vatican City31149
59 Trinidad and Tobago31149
60 Costa Rica31149
61 Taiwan (Chinese Taipei)32146
62 St. Vincent and the Grenadines32146
63 Mauritius32146
64 St. Lucia33145
65 Macao (SAR China)34144
66 Paraguay35142
67 Grenada35142
68 Panama36140
69 Dominica37139
70 Peru38135
71 Serbia39133
72 Honduras39133
73 El Salvador39133
74 Venezuela40132
75 Guatemala40132
76 Solomon Islands41131
77 Samoa41131
78 Vanuatu42130
79 Ukraine43128
80 Nicaragua43128
81 Tuvalu44127
82 Colombia44127
83 Tonga45125
84 Montenegro46124
85 North Macedonia47123
86 Marshall Islands48122
87 Kiribati48122
88 Moldova49120
89 Palau Islands50119
90 Russian Federation51118
91 Micronesia51118
92 Bosnia and Herzegovina52117
93 Georgia53116
94 Albania54114
95 Turkey55111
96 South Africa56100
97 Belize56100
98 Timor-Leste5795
99 Kuwait5795
100 Qatar5893
101 Ecuador5991
102 Nauru6088
103 Guyana6088
104 Fiji6088
105 Maldives6185
106 Jamaica6185
107 Papua New Guinea6284
108 Botswana6284
109 Bahrain6382
110 Oman6479
111 Thailand6578
112 Suriname6578
113 Bolivia6578
114 Saudi Arabia6677
115 Namibia6776
116 Kazakhstan6776
117 Belarus6875
118 Lesotho6974
119 Eswatini (Swaziland)7073
120 Malawi7172
121 Kenya7271
122 Indonesia7271
123 China7271
124 Zambia7370
125 Tanzania7370
126 Tunisia7469
127 Gambia7568
128 Philippines7667
129 Azerbaijan7667
130 Uganda7766
131 Cape Verde Islands7766
132 Ghana7865
133 Cuba7865
134 Zimbabwe7964
135 Dominican Republic7964
136 Sierra Leone8063
137 Morocco8063
138 Kyrgyzstan8063
139 Mongolia8162
140 Benin8162
141 Armenia8162
142 Sao Tome and Principe8261
143 Mozambique8261
144 Rwanda8359
145 Burkina Faso8359
146 Tajikistan8458
147 Mauritania8458
148 India8458
149 Uzbekistan8557
150 Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)8557
151 Senegal8656
152 Gabon8656
153 Togo8755
154 Guinea8755
155 Vietnam8854
156 Niger8854
157 Mali8854
158 Madagascar8854
159 Cambodia8854
160 Guinea-Bissau8953
161 Equatorial Guinea8953
162 Comores Islands8953
163 Chad8953
164 Bhutan8953
165 Turkmenistan9052
166 Jordan9151
167 Central African Republic9151
168 Laos9250
169 Algeria9250
170 Liberia9349
171 Haiti9349
172 Egypt9349
173 Cameroon9349
174 Burundi9349
175 Angola9349
176 Myanmar9447
178 Congo (Rep.)9447
179 Nigeria9546
180 Djibouti9546
181 South Sudan9643
182 Ethiopia9643
183 Sri Lanka9742
184 Iran9841
185 Eritrea9841
186 Congo (Dem. Rep.)9841
187 Bangladesh9841
188 Lebanon9940
189 Kosovo9940
190 Sudan10039
191 North Korea10039
192 Palestinian Territory10138
193 Nepal10138
194 Libya10237
195 Yemen10333
196 Somalia10432
197 Pakistan10432
198 Syria10529
199 Iraq10628
200 Afghanistan10726

Source
Henley Passport Index

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