India’s rank has slipped by six places from last year to 90 on the Henley Passport Index 2021, which lists the world’s most travel-friendly passports Japan and Singapore hold the first rank on the passport index. The index covers 227 destinations and 199 passports. The index comes at a time when countries are easing travel restrictions for international visitors after almost two years since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The rankings are based on the survey of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) data.
Top 5 countries in the Index:
- Rank 1: Japan, Singapore
- Rank 2: Germany, South Korea
- Rank 3: Finland, Italy, Luxembourg, Spain
- Rank 4: Austria, Denmark
- Rank 5: France, Ireland, Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden
World’s 5 least powerful passports: