World Openness Score

Passport Index tracks the progression of the world’s ease of mobility and keeps track of historic Visa-Free Scores (VFS) and Global Passport Power Rank (Rank) for each country.

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Afghanistan 22 ↓ | 94 ↑ 23 ↓ | 95 24 | 95
Albania 96 ↑ | 46 ↓ 93 ↓ | 45 ↓ 94 | 44
Algeria 46 ↓ | 79 ↓ 47 | 77 ↑ 47 | 78
Andorra 139 ↑ | 18 137 ↓ | 18 ↑ 138 | 20
Angola 47 ↑ | 78 ↑ 43 ↓ | 81 44 | 81
Antigua and Barbuda 125 ↑ | 26 123 ↓ | 26 124 | 26
Argentina 143 ↑ | 14 ↑ 140 ↓ | 15 ↑ 142 | 16
Armenia 59 ↑ | 67 ↓ 58 ↓ | 66 60 | 66
Australia 153 ↑ | 6 152 ↑ | 6 ↑ 151 | 8
Austria 155 ↑ | 4 ↑ 153 ↓ | 5 ↓ 155 | 4
Azerbaijan 64 ↑ | 62 ↑ 61 ↓ | 63 ↑ 62 | 64
Bahamas 131 ↑ | 22 129 ↓ | 22 ↑ 130 | 23
Bahrain 75 ↑ | 53 ↑ 72 | 54 ↑ 72 | 56
Bangladesh 35 | 89 35 ↓ | 89 ↓ 37 | 88
Barbados 136 ↑ | 20 ↑ 131 ↓ | 21 ↑ 132 | 22
Belarus 71 ↑ | 56 ↑ 67 | 57 ↑ 67 | 60
Belgium 155 ↑ | 4 154 ↓ | 4 ↓ 156 | 3
Belize 85 ↑ | 48 ↑ 82 ↓ | 49 83 | 49
Benin 57 ↑ | 69 55 ↓ | 69 57 | 69
Bhutan 50 ↑ | 75 ↑ 48 ↓ | 76 49 | 76
Bolivia 69 ↑ | 58 ↓ 67 ↑ | 57 ↑ 66 | 61
Bosnia and Herzegovina 101 ↑ | 45 ↓ 98 | 44 ↓ 98 | 43
Botswana 72 ↑ | 55 ↑ 69 ↑ | 56 ↑ 68 | 59
Brazil 144 ↑ | 13 ↓ 143 ↑ | 12 ↑ 141 | 17
Brunei 135 ↑ | 21 ↓ 134 ↓ | 20 ↑ 136 | 21
Bulgaria 143 ↑ | 14 141 ↓ | 14 144 | 14
Burkina Faso 54 ↑ | 71 ↑ 52 ↓ | 72 ↑ 53 | 73
Burundi 47 ↑ | 78 ↑ 42 | 82 ↑ 42 | 83
Cambodia 49 | 76 ↓ 49 ↓ | 75 51 | 75
Cameroon 47 ↑ | 78 ↑ 43 ↓ | 81 44 | 81
Canada 154 ↑ | 5 ↑ 152 ↓ | 6 153 | 6
Cape Verde 63 | 63 ↓ 63 ↑ | 61 ↑ 61 | 65
Central African Republic 47 ↑ | 78 ↑ 44 ↓ | 80 ↓ 46 | 79
Chad 49 ↑ | 76 48 | 76 ↑ 48 | 77
Chile 142 ↑ | 15 ↑ 138 ↓ | 17 ↑ 140 | 18
China 57 ↑ | 69 ↓ 56 ↑ | 67 ↑ 54 | 71
Colombia 106 ↑ | 41 ↓ 104 | 39 ↑ 104 | 40
Comoros 51 ↑ | 74 ↑ 47 | 77 ↑ 47 | 78
Congo 45 ↑ | 80 ↑ 43 | 81 ↑ 43 | 82
Congo (Dem. Rep.) 42 ↑ | 82 ↑ 39 | 85 ↑ 39 | 86
Costa Rica 122 ↑ | 28 121 | 28 ↑ 121 | 29
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) 55 ↑ | 70 54 ↓ | 70 56 | 70
Croatia 143 ↑ | 14 141 | 14 ↑ 141 | 17
Cuba 59 ↓ | 67 ↓ 60 ↓ | 64 ↑ 61 | 65
Cyprus 146 ↑ | 12 143 ↓ | 12 147 | 12
Czechia 152 ↑ | 7 ↑ 150 ↓ | 8 ↓ 152 | 7
Denmark 156 ↑ | 3 ↑ 154 ↓ | 4 ↓ 156 | 3
Djibouti 44 ↑ | 81 ↑ 40 ↓ | 84 ↓ 42 | 83
Dominica 115 ↑ | 35 ↓ 111 ↓ | 34 ↑ 112 | 36
Dominican Republic 61 ↑ | 65 ↑ 52 | 72 ↑ 52 | 74
Ecuador 77 ↑ | 52 75 ↑ | 52 ↑ 74 | 54
Egypt 50 ↑ | 75 48 ↓ | 75 ↑ 49 | 76
El Salvador 113 ↑ | 37 ↓ 110 ↑ | 35 ↑ 108 | 38
Equatorial Guinea 47 ↑ | 78 ↑ 43 ↓ | 81 ↓ 45 | 80
Eritrea 39 ↑ | 85 ↑ 36 ↓ | 88 ↓ 38 | 87
Estonia 148 ↑ | 10 ↑ 146 ↓ | 11 ↑ 147 | 12
Ethiopia 39 ↑ | 85 ↑ 34 ↓ | 90 35 | 90
Fiji 79 ↑ | 50 ↑ 74 ↓ | 53 ↓ 76 | 52
Finland 156 ↑ | 3 155 ↓ | 3 ↓ 157 | 2
France 156 ↑ | 3 155 ↓ | 3 ↓ 157 | 2
Gabon 52 ↑ | 73 ↑ 48 ↓ | 76 49 | 76
Gambia 65 ↑ | 61 63 ↓ | 61 ↑ 65 | 62
Georgia 104 ↑ | 43 ↑ 67 ↓ | 57 ↑ 68 | 59
Germany 158 ↑ | 1 157 ↓ | 1 158 | 1
Ghana 59 ↑ | 67 57 ↓ | 67 ↓ 61 | 65
Greece 153 ↑ | 6 ↑ 151 ↓ | 7 ↓ 154 | 5
Grenada 119 ↑ | 31 ↑ 115 ↓ | 32 ↑ 117 | 33
Guatemala 112 ↑ | 38 ↓ 107 ↓ | 37 ↑ 108 | 38
Guinea 55 ↑ | 70 54 ↓ | 70 ↑ 55 | 71
Guinea-Bissau 49 ↑ | 76 ↑ 47 ↓ | 77 ↓ 49 | 76
Guyana 78 ↑ | 51 ↑ 74 ↓ | 53 75 | 53
Haiti 53 ↑ | 72 52 | 72 ↑ 52 | 74
Honduras 113 ↑ | 37 ↓ 110 ↓ | 35 ↑ 111 | 37
Hong Kong 141 ↑ | 16 139 ↓ | 16 ↑ 140 | 18
Hungary 150 | 8 150 ↓ | 8 ↓ 152 | 7
Iceland 152 ↑ | 7 ↑ 150 | 8 ↑ 150 | 9
India 49 ↑ | 76 ↑ 46 ↓ | 78 ↓ 48 | 77
Indonesia 60 ↑ | 66 ↑ 57 ↑ | 67 ↑ 56 | 70
Iran 35 ↓ | 89 ↓ 36 | 88 ↑ 36 | 89
Iraq 26 ↓ | 92 ↑ 28 ↓ | 93 29 | 93
Ireland 154 ↑ | 5 ↑ 152 ↓ | 6 ↓ 154 | 5
Israel 137 ↑ | 19 136 ↓ | 19 ↑ 138 | 20
Italy 156 ↑ | 3 ↑ 154 ↓ | 4 ↓ 156 | 3
Jamaica 78 ↑ | 51 ↑ 76 ↓ | 52 ↓ 77 | 51
Japan 156 ↑ | 3 ↑ 154 | 4 ↑ 154 | 5
Jordan 46 | 79 ↓ 46 ↓ | 78 ↓ 48 | 77
Kazakhstan 71 ↑ | 56 69 ↑ | 56 ↑ 68 | 59
Kenya 68 ↑ | 59 ↑ 64 ↓ | 60 ↑ 65 | 62
Kiribati 108 ↑ | 40 103 ↑ | 40 ↑ 73 | 55
Kosovo 41 ↑ | 83 ↑ 39 ↓ | 85 ↓ 41 | 84
Kuwait 85 ↑ | 48 ↑ 81 | 50 81 | 50
Kyrgyzstan 58 | 68 ↓ 58 ↓ | 66 ↑ 59 | 67
Laos 46 ↑ | 79 45 ↓ | 79 46 | 79
Latvia 149 ↑ | 9 ↑ 147 ↓ | 10 ↑ 148 | 11
Lebanon 37 ↓ | 87 ↓ 38 ↓ | 86 ↓ 40 | 85
Lesotho 70 ↑ | 57 ↑ 66 ↓ | 58 ↑ 68 | 59
Liberia 46 ↑ | 79 ↑ 44 ↓ | 80 ↓ 46 | 79
Libya 37 | 87 37 | 87 ↑ 37 | 88
Liechtenstein 147 ↑ | 11 146 | 11 ↑ 146 | 13
Lithuania 149 ↑ | 9 ↑ 147 | 10 ↑ 147 | 12
Luxembourg 155 ↑ | 4 ↑ 153 ↓ | 5 ↓ 155 | 4
Macao 118 ↑ | 32 115 ↑ | 32 ↑ 113 | 35
Macedonia (FYROM) 108 ↑ | 40 ↓ 106 ↓ | 38 ↑ 107 | 39
Madagascar 52 ↑ | 73 ↑ 49 | 75 ↑ 49 | 76
Malawi 68 ↑ | 59 65 ↓ | 59 ↑ 67 | 60
Malaysia 154 ↑ | 5 153 ↑ | 5 ↑ 151 | 8
Maldives 74 ↑ | 54 72 ↓ | 54 74 | 54
Mali 51 | 74 ↓ 51 ↓ | 73 53 | 73
Malta 152 ↑ | 7 ↑ 148 ↓ | 9 ↓ 151 | 8
Marshall Islands 105 ↑ | 42 ↓ 102 ↑ | 41 ↑ 67 | 60
Mauritania 54 ↑ | 71 ↑ 52 ↓ | 72 54 | 72
Mauritius 122 ↑ | 28 ↑ 118 | 30 ↑ 118 | 32
Mexico 131 ↑ | 22 ↑ 128 ↑ | 23 ↑ 127 | 25
Micronesia 102 ↑ | 44 98 ↑ | 44 ↑ 64 | 63
Moldova 105 ↑ | 42 ↓ 104 | 39 ↑ 104 | 40
Monaco 143 ↑ | 14 ↓ 142 ↓ | 13 ↑ 144 | 14
Mongolia 55 ↓ | 70 ↓ 57 ↓ | 67 ↓ 60 | 66
Montenegro 105 ↑ | 42 101 ↓ | 42 ↓ 102 | 41
Morocco 57 ↑ | 69 55 ↓ | 69 ↓ 58 | 68
Mozambique 53 ↑ | 72 ↑ 48 ↓ | 76 49 | 76
Myanmar [Burma] 41 ↑ | 83 ↑ 39 ↓ | 85 ↓ 42 | 83
Namibia 67 ↑ | 60 64 ↓ | 60 ↑ 65 | 62
Nauru 71 ↑ | 56 ↓ 70 ↓ | 55 ↑ 72 | 56
Nepal 36 ↓ | 88 ↓ 37 ↓ | 87 ↓ 40 | 85
Netherlands 155 ↑ | 4 154 ↓ | 4 ↓ 156 | 3
New Zealand 153 ↑ | 6 152 ↓ | 6 153 | 6
Nicaragua 104 ↑ | 43 ↓ 101 | 42 101 | 42
Niger 51 ↑ | 74 ↑ 49 ↓ | 75 ↓ 52 | 74
Nigeria 44 ↑ | 81 ↑ 41 ↓ | 83 42 | 83
North Korea 38 ↓ | 86 ↓ 39 ↓ | 85 40 | 85
Norway 156 ↑ | 3 155 | 3 ↑ 155 | 4
Oman 71 ↑ | 56 69 ↓ | 56 ↑ 70 | 57
Pakistan 25 ↓ | 93 ↑ 26 ↓ | 94 27 | 94
Palau 101 ↑ | 45 ↓ 99 ↑ | 43 ↑ 65 | 62
Palestinian Territories 39 ↑ | 85 ↑ 37 | 87 ↑ 37 | 88
Panama 117 ↑ | 33 ↓ 115 ↓ | 32 ↑ 117 | 33
Papua New Guinea 69 ↑ | 58 ↓ 67 ↓ | 57 ↑ 69 | 58
Paraguay 117 ↑ | 33 ↓ 116 | 31 ↑ 116 | 34
Peru 123 ↑ | 27 ↑ 118 ↑ | 31 ↑ 85 | 47
Philippines 61 ↑ | 65 ↓ 60 ↓ | 64 62 | 64
Poland 149 ↑ | 9 148 ↓ | 9 150 | 9
Portugal 155 ↑ | 4 ↑ 153 ↓ | 5 ↓ 155 | 4
Qatar 79 ↑ | 50 ↑ 77 ↑ | 51 ↑ 75 | 53
Romania 143 ↑ | 14 ↑ 140 ↓ | 15 143 | 15
Russian Federation 108 ↑ | 40 103 ↓ | 40 104 | 40
Rwanda 53 ↑ | 72 ↑ 48 ↑ | 76 ↑ 46 | 79
Saint Kitts and Nevis 127 ↑ | 25 ↑ 123 ↓ | 26 124 | 26
Saint Lucia 121 ↑ | 29 ↑ 118 ↓ | 30 ↑ 119 | 31
Samoa 114 ↑ | 36 ↓ 110 ↓ | 35 ↑ 111 | 37
San Marino 140 ↑ | 17 ↑ 137 ↓ | 18 ↑ 139 | 19
Sao Tome and Principe 57 ↑ | 69 ↑ 53 | 71 ↑ 53 | 73
Saudi Arabia 69 ↑ | 58 66 ↓ | 58 ↑ 68 | 59
Senegal 54 ↑ | 71 53 ↓ | 71 ↓ 56 | 70
Serbia 112 ↑ | 38 ↓ 110 ↓ | 35 ↑ 112 | 36
Seychelles 130 ↑ | 23 ↑ 125 ↑ | 25 ↑ 123 | 27
Sierra Leone 59 ↑ | 67 ↑ 56 ↓ | 68 ↑ 57 | 69
Singapore 158 ↑ | 1 ↑ 156 ↑ | 2 ↑ 155 | 4
Slovakia 149 ↑ | 9 ↑ 147 ↓ | 10 149 | 10
Slovenia 149 ↑ | 9 ↑ 147 ↓ | 10 149 | 10
Solomon Islands 113 ↑ | 37 ↓ 109 ↑ | 36 ↑ 76 | 52
Somalia 33 ↑ | 90 ↑ 30 ↓ | 91 ↑ 31 | 92
South Africa 93 ↑ | 47 ↓ 90 ↓ | 46 ↓ 91 | 45
South Korea 157 ↑ | 2 ↑ 152 ↓ | 6 ↓ 156 | 3
South Sudan 40 ↑ | 84 ↑ 34 ↓ | 90 ↓ 36 | 89
Spain 156 ↑ | 3 155 ↓ | 3 ↓ 157 | 2
Sri Lanka 36 ↑ | 88 ↑ 35 ↓ | 89 ↓ 39 | 86
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 125 ↑ | 26 ↑ 119 ↓ | 29 121 | 29
Sudan 36 | 88 36 | 88 ↑ 36 | 89
Suriname 69 ↓ | 58 ↓ 70 | 55 ↑ 70 | 57
Swaziland 68 ↑ | 59 ↑ 64 ↓ | 60 ↑ 66 | 61
Sweden 157 ↑ | 2 156 ↓ | 2 ↓ 158 | 1
Switzerland 155 | 4 ↓ 155 ↓ | 3 ↓ 157 | 2
Syria 29 | 91 ↑ 29 ↓ | 92 ↓ 32 | 91
Taiwan 120 ↑ | 30 ↓ 119 ↓ | 29 ↑ 120 | 30
Tajikistan 54 | 71 ↓ 54 ↓ | 70 56 | 70
Tanzania 65 ↑ | 61 ↑ 62 | 62 ↑ 62 | 64
Thailand 72 ↑ | 55 70 ↓ | 55 ↑ 72 | 56
Timor-Leste 84 | 49 ↓ 84 | 48 84 | 48
Togo 52 ↑ | 73 ↑ 50 ↓ | 74 ↓ 53 | 73
Tonga 109 ↑ | 39 ↓ 107 ↓ | 37 ↑ 108 | 38
Trinidad and Tobago 123 ↑ | 27 ↑ 121 ↓ | 28 ↓ 123 | 27
Tunisia 62 ↑ | 64 60 ↓ | 64 ↑ 61 | 65
Turkey 104 | 43 ↓ 104 ↑ | 39 ↑ 102 | 41
Turkmenistan 48 ↓ | 77 ↓ 49 ↓ | 75 ↓ 52 | 74
Tuvalu 113 ↑ | 37 107 ↑ | 37 ↑ 74 | 54
Uganda 61 ↑ | 65 ↑ 57 ↓ | 67 ↑ 58 | 68
Ukraine 119 ↑ | 31 ↑ 87 ↑ | 47 ↓ 86 | 46
United Arab Emirates 127 ↑ | 25 ↑ 122 | 27 ↑ 122 | 28
United Kingdom 156 ↑ | 3 155 ↓ | 3 ↓ 157 | 2
United States of America 156 ↑ | 3 155 | 3 ↑ 155 | 4
Uruguay 129 ↑ | 24 127 ↓ | 24 129 | 24
Uzbekistan 54 | 71 ↓ 54 ↓ | 70 ↑ 55 | 71
Vanuatu 116 ↑ | 34 ↓ 112 | 33 ↑ 112 | 36
Vatican City 130 ↑ | 23 ↓ 129 | 22 ↑ 129 | 24
Venezuela 121 | 29 ↓ 121 ↓ | 28 122 | 28
Viet Nam 47 ↓ | 78 ↓ 48 ↓ | 76 ↓ 51 | 75
Yemen 35 ↓ | 89 ↓ 40 ↓ | 84 41 | 84
Zambia 63 ↑ | 63 ↑ 59 ↓ | 65 61 | 65
Zimbabwe 62 ↑ | 64 ↑ 58 ↓ | 66 ↑ 59 | 67