Henley Passport Index reveals the most powerful passport to hold for 2019 is that of Japan. The index list reveals the world’s best and worst passports for the year 2019.
Japan holds the top most position for the second consecutive year as the world’s most travel-friendly passport with document’s access to 190 countries.
Singapore and South Korea takes second position with document access to 189 countries.
France and Germany are placed on third place with document access to 188 countries.
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The best passports to hold at the beginning of 2019 are:
1. Japan (190 countries)
2. Singapore, South Korea (189)
3. France, Germany (188)
4. Denmark, Finland, Italy, Sweden (187)
5. Luxembourg, Spain (186)
6. Austria, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States (185)
7. Belgium, Canada, Greece, Ireland (184)
8. Czech Republic (183)
9. Malta (182)
10. Australia, Iceland, New Zealand (181)
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The worst passports to hold
Several countries around the world have visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to fewer than 40 countries. These include:
99. Palestinian Territory, Sudan (39 countries)
100. Eritrea (38)101. Yemen (37)
102. Pakistan (33)
103. Somalia, Syria (32)
104. Afghanistan, Iraq (30)
Henley Passport Index is revised quarterly and periodically measures the accesses each country’s travel document affords.
The Henley Passport Index is based on data provided by the International Air Transport Authority (IATA). Its study is based on 199 passports and 227 travel destinations. It is updated in real time throughout the year.
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