Afghan passport ranked the world’s least powerful
Japan has the world’s most powerful passport as its citizens can travel to 191 countries around the world visa-free or visa on arrival.
Afghan voice agency (AVA)_The Henley Passport Index, which measures the world’s most #travel-friendly_passports from time to time based on data received from the #International_Air_Transport Authority (IATA), has released its report for 2021.
According to the report, Singaporean passports with free-visa access to 190 territories remained in second place, and South Korea and Germany with access to 189 destinations also remained in third place.
Meanwhile, Afghan citizens have #visa-free or visa on arrival access to 26 countries only, ranking 110th place or the world’s least powerful passport.
Afghan citizens can travel to the following countries and territories visa-free:
Cape Verde Islands, Comores Islands, Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar, Mauritania, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Somalia, Togo, Uganda, Cook Islands, Micronesia, Niue, Palau Islands, Samoa, Tuvalu, Dominica, Haiti, St. Vincent, and the Grenadines, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Macao (SAR China), Maldives, and Timor-Leste.
Top ten powerful passports in 2021:
Japan – 191 destinations
Singapore – 190 destinations
South Korea, Germany – 189 destinations
Italy, Finland, Spain, Luxembourg – 188 destinations
Denmark, Austria – 187 destinations
Sweden, France, Portugal, Netherlands, Ireland – 186 destinations
Switzerland, United States, United Kingdom, Norway, Belgium, and New Zealand – 185 destinations
Greece, Malta, Czech Republic, Australia – 184 destinations
Canada – 183 destinations
Hungary – 181 destinations
Ten least powerful passports to hold in 2021:
Iran and Bangladesh – 41 destinations
Lebanon, Kosovo, and Sudan – 40 destinations
North Korea – 39 destinations
Libya, Nepal – 38 destinations
Palestinian territories – 37 destinations
Somalia, Yemen – 33 destinations
Pakistan – 32 destinations
Syria – 29 destinations
Iraq – 28 destinations
Afghanistan – 26 destinations