Indian Passport Ranked 84th on the List of World’s Most Powerful Passports

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India has been getting quite much international exposure these days whether it be for good reason or the bad ones. Recently, Henley & Partners revamped their Henley Passport Index and it shows India among the top 100 countries with the strongest Passport in the world.Indian Passport ranked 84th on the List of World’s Most Powerful Passports

   




The Henley Passport Index is one list of countries where they are ranked according to the travel freedom that is available for their citizens. The travel freedom is calculated on the basis of a number of countries the citizens are allowed to go without a prior-Visa or without having even Visa at all.

Indian Passport Ranked 84th on the List of World's Most Powerful Passports

The list was started back in  2006 as Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index but have been changed to their current name in the year 2018.




The Indian citizens have access to 58 destinations globally and the current ranking of Indian Passport stands on 84th rank. The ranking has slid down two points from last year’s rank which was calculated to be 82nd.

Some of the countries where Indian Passport can take you Visa-free are Bhutan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Macao, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Kenya, Mauritius, Seychelles, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Iran, and Qatar. There are some of the countries on the list of total 58 which asks for Visa on arrival instead of Prior Visa and they are also added into the list.

The country with the most powerful passport is Japan with Visa-free access to 191 destinations and the list ends with Afghanistan’s name having Visa-free access to 26 countries making its passport the world’s weakest passport to behold.




The list of Top 10 strongest passport is as follows:

1) Japan: Visa-free entry to 191 countries

2) Singapore: 190 countries

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, UK, USA: 184

9) Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Malta, New Zealand: 183

10) Hungary, Lithuania, Slovakia: 181




Surprisingly, the list doesn’t have countries like Russia and the USA, which always boast about their supremacy in every field and fight a tough war to be on the top spot. Also, Countries with Islam as their main religion have been shifted to the lower end of the list due to various points. Countries like Pakistan, Iraq and Syria and other Islamic states have been topping the list from the bottom side.

The Indian influence has grown quite a bit in recent times due to governments overly outgoing foreign policy. There are chances of improvement of Indian Passport’s ranking in the coming future if things are going to keep up the way they are but anything can happen in the future.




What are your views on the Indian Passport ranking, Could it go a little higher on the Henley Passport Index and if so, then how? Tell us in the comments down below.

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