Henley Passport Index 2023 : Japan retained its top position
Japan has retained its position as the most favourable passport in the world, according to the latest Henley Passport Index, which allows visa-free entry to 193 global destinations.
An overview of the news
Japan is at the top for the fifth year in a row.
Singapore and South Korea are joint second in the ranking, followed by Germany and Spain and then several other European nations.
The US was among the top 22 with visa-free access to 186 destinations, matching the likes of Switzerland, New Zealand and Norway.
Compared to last year India's position has improved by two points. India is at 85th position in the ranking.
An Indian passport holder can travel visa-free to 59 countries, although in 2022 the number was 60.
Mauritius and Uzbekistan passports are as powerful as India's passports.
Top 10 countries in Henley Passport Index 2023
Japan - 193 destination
Singapore, South Korea 192 destination
Germany, Spain 190 destination
Finland, Italy, Luxembourg 189 destination
Austria, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden 188 destination
France, Ireland, Portugal, United Kingdom 187 destination
Belgium, Czech Republic, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, United States 186 destination
Australia, Canada, Greece, Malta 185 destination
Hungary, Poland 184 destination
Lithuania, Slovakia 183 destination
85. India, Mauritania, Uzbekistan 59 destination
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