Henley Passport Index 2019

These Are The World’s Most Powerful Passports: 2020

Passports are something essential to travel, that’s for sure, but not all passports are of equal status – different passports give you different access and different freedom to travel. Good thing then that there’s a handy ranking that tells you just how useful your passport is – the Henley Passport Index for 2020.

So, you are probably wondering just where your own passport ranks among the world’s most powerful passports? Turns out that Japan has the most powerful passport in the world in 2020, beating out Singapore.

As for the worst? Afghanistan sits alone in 107th and last place, with a visa-free/visa-on-arrival score of just 26.

BTW, do you know these important things to know about your passport? 

The Henley Passport Index 2020

The Henley passport index is released yearly by Henley & Partners and is basically the Bible of all passports.

The process is super accurate:

“Its contents are based on data provided by the International Air Transport Authority (IATA)…and updated using extensive in-house research and open-source online data. The index includes 199 different passports and 227 different travel destinations.”

World’s Most Powerful Passports 2020:

1st Place

  • Japan – 191 (score rating)

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See the full list of the world’s most powerful passports for 2020 here. Where does your country come in?

Sarah Clayton-Lea
Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder and global head of content of Big 7 Travel, 26-year-old Sarah created the company through her passion for discovering the world's best food and travel experiences. Formerly based in Dublin, Ireland, she now travels the world sharing her finds with our readers - a community that loves travel just as much as we do.

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