Henley Passport Index 2021 Published, Bulgaria’s Passport Ranks 16th

Society | April 16, 2021, Friday // 13:13
Bulgaria: Henley Passport Index 2021 Published, Bulgaria’s Passport Ranks 16th

The year 2021 for sure has not been the best in terms of traveling, however the ranking of world’s most powerful passports was published again, it is the original, authoritative ranking of all the world’s passports according to the number of destinations their holders can access without a prior visa.

The Henley Passport Index found Japan's passport offers its citizens the most freedom around the world. The number one spot has been held onto by the Asian country for several years, with results based on exclusive data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Japanese passport holders are theoretically able to access a record 193 destinations around the world visa-free.

In second place is Singapore which has visa-free/visa-on-arrival score of 192.

Germany and South Korea again shared joint-third place, each with access to 191 destinations.

The UK may have not made it to pole position but it did make it into the top 10.

The British passport came in seventh place alongside Switzerland, the USA, Belgium and New Zealand, all of which have a visa-free/visa-on-arrival score of 187.

Where is Bulgaria?

Bulgaria ranks 16th, along with Croatia. The Bulgarian passport gives visa-free access to 173 countries, according to the Index.




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