India slips 6 ranks on Henley's Passport Index 2021 to 90th, Japan and Singapore Tops

India slips 6 ranks on Henley's Passport Index 2021 to 90th, Japan and Singapore Tops

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Category : International Published on: October 12 2021

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  • India has slipped six places to 90 on the latest Henley Passport Index 2021 which measures and lists the world’s most travel-friendly passports each year.
  • While Japan and Singapore have topped the rankings, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Syria, and Yemen are at the bottom.
  • The rankings rely on the analysis of data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
  • India, which was on the 84th position last year, has slipped six places to 90 this year.

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About Henley's Passport Index

  • The Henley Passport Index is the original, authoritative ranking of all the world's passports based on the number of visa-free destinations to which their holders have access. The index is based on exclusive data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the world's largest and most accurate travel information database, and has been enhanced by the research team at Henley & Partners.
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