Discover the updated ranking of the world39s most powerful passports

Discover the updated ranking of the world's most powerful passports; SEE LIST

The Henley Passport Index, a reputable global source for ranking passports, has released the list of topperforming passports in 2024. The ranking of the 20 best passports is based on the number of destinations accessible without a prior visa, providing a clear perspective on the freedom of travel each passport offers.

For almost two decades, the Henley Passport Index has stood out for its exclusive methodology based on data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). This trusted approach is updated monthly and enables accurate and detailed analysis of the travel benefits associated with each passport.

The passport classification is based on data from IATA, which is considered the largest and most accurate information database in the travel industry. In addition, a specialized team carries out careful analysis to ensure classification accuracy. The list, known as the Henley Passport Index, identifies the countries whose citizens have access to most travel destinations without prior visas. It includes 199 passes and 227 destinations and is constantly updated.

Brazil stands out in 17th place, allowing visafree entry to 173 countries. This positioning represents an increase of three places compared to last year's ranking, when the country was in 20th place.

The ranking of bestperforming passports is topped by Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Japan and Singapore, all sharing the top spot and providing access to 194 destinations. In second place are South Korea, Finland and Sweden with 193 destinations. Brazil has moved up three places compared to 2023 and is now in 17th place with access to 173 destinations without prior visa. The full list can be found below.

  • Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Japan, Singapore (194 destinations);
  • South Korea, Finland, Sweden (193 destinations);
  • Austria, Denmark, Ireland, Netherlands (192 destinations);
  • Belgium, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, United Kingdom (191 destinations);
  • Greece, Malta, Switzerland (190 destinations);
  • Australia, New Zealand, Poland, Czech Republic (189 destinations);
  • Canada, USA, Hungary (188 destinations);
  • Estonia, Lithuania (187 destinations);
  • Slovakia, Slovenia, Latvia (186 destinations);
  • Iceland (185 destinations);
  • United Arab Emirates (183 destinations);
  • Cyprus, Liechtenstein, Malaysia (182 destinations);
  • Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania (179 destinations);
  • Monaco (178 destinations);
  • Chile (177 destinations);
  • Argentina (174 destinations);
  • Brazil (173 destinations);
  • San Marino (172 destinations);
  • Andorra, Hong Kong (171 destinations);
  • Brunei (168 destinations).
  • With information from SCD