The world’s most powerful passports still belong to Singapore and Japan

The world’s most powerful passports still belong to Singapore and Japan, with 192 visa-free destinations.

The Henley Passport Index is a ranking from Global Citizenship & Residence Consultancy Henley & Partners, based in London, UK. Statistics are made on 199 passports and 227 global destinations, updated once a quarter.

The assessment is based on the proprietary data provided by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) since 2006.

For every visa-free destination, that country’s passport will be awarded a point.

Henley Passport Index has just released the world passport ranking in the second quarter, A country like Vietnam ranked 90th, down one place compared to the previous quarter.

According to the latest publication from the Henley Passport Index, Vietnam ranked 90th, down one place from the first quarter (89th), but up five places compared to the end of 2021 (95th).

Vietnam is currently allowed to visit 54 destinations without applying for a visa, just a visa on arrival or eTA (e-visa).

Visa-free destinations: Cook Islands, Micronesia, Niue, Barbados, Haiti, Oman, Saint Vincent & Grenadines, Dominica, Brunei, Cambodia, Singapore, Laos, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Chile, Ecuador, Panama.

ETA acceptable destinations: Taiwan (China), Sri Lanka.

Places to accept visas on arrival: Marshall Islands, Palau Islands, Samoa, Tuvalu, Iran, Kuwait, St Lucia, Maldives, Nepal, Tajikistan, east Timor, Bolivia, Cape Verde Islands, Comoro Islands, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia.