The least powerful passports in Latin America Three of them

The “least powerful” passports in Latin America: Three of them belong to South America

He Henley Pass Index announced its latest classification. It highlights those countries whose passports allow their holders greater access to other states without the need to apply for a visa in advance. This index uses the data provided by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) – recognized as the world's most trusted source of travel information – has been an essential resource for everyone interested in global mobility, both global citizens and nations, for 19 years. The index includes 199 passes and 227 possible travel destinations.

The latest findings for 2024 show that passports come from four European countries France, Germany, Italy and Spain, are at the top of the list. These allow entry to 194 countries, either without a visa or with a visa on arrival, which is the highest record ever recorded Henley & Partners Since 2005. On the other hand, Singapore and Japan continue to lead Asia by maintaining their strong presence with visa-free access to 194 countries.

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Which are the countries with the weakest passports in Latin America?

At the regional level Haiti, Cuba And Bolivia You only have visa-free access to 55, 64 and 82 countries respectively. Thus, they show a clear difference in the power of passports within Latin America. However, Bolivia, Ecuador and Venezuela only include South America and are the countries with the weakest passports.

The least powerful passports in Latin America Three of themEvery year they publish a ranking of the most powerful passports in the world. Photo: The Henley Passport Index

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What are the most powerful passes in South America?

In Latin America, the strongest passports are in Chile, Argentina and Brazil. The South Pacific country is ranked 15th in the world and offers visa-free access to 177 countries. Close behind is the Argentine country in 16th place with access to 174 countries and Brazil in 17th place with entry to 173 countries without the need to apply for a visa.

What are the most powerful passports in the world?

According to the results of the index, four European countries have the strongest passports in the world: France, Germany, Italy and Spain lead the ranking of 194 countries with visa-free or visa-based travel. This is Henley and Partners' highest since 2005. In contrast, two Asian countries, Singapore and Japan, which have maintained their strong positions over the past five years, remain leaders with visa-free access to 194 countries.

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Which countries have the lowest passport rankings in 2024?

  • Afghanistan, with 28 countries available to its holders.
  • Syria, with travel access to 29 countries.
  • Iraq, with access to 31 countries.
  • Pakistan, which allows entry to 34 destinations without a prior visa.
  • Yemen, with 35 countries available.
  • Somalia, whose citizens can visit 36 ​​countries without a visa.
  • Libya, Nepal and Palestine, with travel access to 40 countries.
  • Bangladesh and North Korea are a total of 42 countries that you can enter without a visa.