Japan once again retained its top place as the world’s most powerful passport in 2020 for the second time in a row. Henley passport index released the rankings of the world’s most powerful passports of 2020. It provides the most sophisticated details about traveling around the globe like which countries we can visit with which kind of visa and how the passports have changed over the last 16 years. These countries’ rankings are based on data collected from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
According to this report, the Japanese passport got the first rank. People with Japanese passports have visa-free access to 191 different countries. Singapore passport provides visa-free access to 190 countries, making it the second most powerful passport in the world. South Korea and Germany received the third position with visa-free access to 189 countries.
The top 10 ranks with passport Score of the Henley passport index 2020 are:
1. Japan 191
2. Singapore 190
3. Germany, South Korea – 189
4. Finland, Italy – 188
5. Denmark, Luxembourg, Spain – 187
6. France, Sweden – 186
7. Austria, Ireland, Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland – 185
8. Belgium, Greece, Norway, United Kingdom, United States – 184
9. Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Czech Republic, Malta – 183
10. Hungary, Lithuania, Slovakia – 181
Talking about India, the Indian passport gets visa-free access to 58 countries and ranks 85th in the report. Indian passport was ranked 82nd in 2019. India is constantly working to reach the top of this race to achieve the title of most powerful passport of the world