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Henley Passport Index: 50 most powerful passports of 2020

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The Henley Passport Index ranks all the world's passports according to the number of countries to which their holders can travel; this includes visa-free and visa-on-arrival options, as opposed to having to apply for a visa before arriving in the destination country.

The index is based on data provided by the International Air Transport Authority (IATA) and updated in real-time throughout the year. It includes 199 passports and 227 travel destinations. We look at the top 50.

Rankings correct as of Jan. 8, 2020. In certain cases, a rank is shared by multiple countries as they have the same level of aforementioned access.

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