What you need to know:
Four European and two Asian countries share first place in the list of the most powerful passports in the world 2024.
What are the most powerful passports in the world? And, what place does Mexico occupy in this ranking? Here in this note we are going to give you very interesting data about the most powerful passports in 2024—because among other things they do not need a visa—and how the Mexa passport is doing.
This annual list —the Henley Passport Index— is prepared by the consultancy Henley & Partners, a very sharp group specialized (be careful, it is not commercial) in the development of residency and citizenship programs, which usually collaborates with different governments around the world.
That said, in the list of the most powerful passports in the world of 2024 we find that the first place is shared by: France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Singapore and Spain.
Most powerful passports in the world in 2024
The thing about this list is that it takes as indicators the economic progress of each country – its GDP – and how many countries do not require a visa. That is to say, How many destinations can a person visit without needing a visa?.
The Henley Passport Index It takes as its source of information the data from the International Air Transport Association, which is considered the largest and most accurate database on travel.
And the result for 2024 is a list that has several shared positions. Yes, as we told you, the first place is shared by four European countries and two Asian countries, because their citizens can play the role in 194 nations without needing a visa.
The second position is also shared, now by: Finland, South Korea and Sweden with access to 193 countries.
Third place goes to: Austria, Denmark, Ireland and the Netherlands with visa-free entry to 192 countries.
The fourth place is occupied by Belgium, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal and the United Kingdom.. In the number five place are Greece, Malta and Switzerland. And here we leave you the rest of the ranking up to number 10.
- 6. Australia, Czech Republic, New Zealand and Poland.
- 7. Canada, Hungary and the United States.
And where is Mexico on the list of the most powerful passports of 2024?
The list It has 104 positions—some shared—that are distributed in access to 194 countries and at least 28.
To the Mexa passport—issued by the SRE, by the way, here are the prices for 2024— We find it in position 23, with access to 161 countries.
In it In the case of Latin American countries, above Mexico are Chile in position number 15, Argentina is in 16th place and Brazil is in 18th place..
If we go to the last places, The least powerful passports in the world by 2024 are those issued by Yemen, Pakistan, Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan.
By the way, if you are interested in taking a detailed look at the Henley Passport Index 2024, here is the link.