DUBAI: Indian passport has been ranked a lowly 78 in a global ranking of the world’s most powerful passports which was topped by Germany.
Germany stands at the top with a visa-free score of 157 while Singapore overtakes South Korea and becomes the highest ranked Asian passport with a visa-free score of 156.
India stands at 78th position with a visa-free score of 46, ahead of Pakistan which is ranked 94th. China is ranked 58th on the list.
Afghanistan’s is the least powerful passport with a visa-free score of just 23.
The latest edition of the world’s most popular Arton Capital’s global ranking ‘Passport Index’ is based on cross-border access of national passports.
The world’s most popular online interactive tool which collects, displays and ranks the passports globally assigns a “visa-free score” according to the number of countries a passport holder can visit visa-free or with visa on arrival. (AGENCIES)