India’s passport rank improves to 83 from 90 on Henley Passport Index 2022
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India has improved its passport power for the year 2022, climbing seven places to rank 83rd compared to last year's 90th position as it now has access to 60 countries that don't require a prior visa.
- Henley passport Index ranks a country's passport according to the number of destinations the holder of the passport can visit without a visa.
- A visa is an official document which is issued by a country to a foreigner allowing it to legally visit the country. Passport is a proof of citizenship which is issued by a country to its citizen.
Henley Passport Index 2022 Highlights:
- The Henley Passport Index compares the visa-free access of 199 different passports to 227 travel destinations. If no visa is required, then a score of 1 is created for that passport. Where a visa is required a score of 0 is given.
- The country which has the maximum point is ranked at the top and the country which has the least point is ranked last.
- The country which ranked at the top is Japan and Singapore with a value of 192 points. The Japanese and Singapore passports are considered to be the most powerful passports in the world.
- At the second rank was Germany and South Korea with a value of 190.
- India was ranked 83 with a value score of 60.
- Afghanistan was ranked last at 111th position with a value score of 26.
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