Global Passport Power Rank 2017 (Download PDF)


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Passports of the world ranked by their total visa-free score. Arton Capital’s Passport Index, a real-time web service that provides global ranking of the world’s passports has revealed its Passport rank 2017. The site has over 11 years of data to compare documents from around the globe.

Global Passport Rank 2017 India Rank

Global Passport Rank 2017 India Rank

Global Passport Rank 2017 India Rank


  • India’s Global rank is 81. Visa free score of India is 46.
  • Jordan and India both are on 81 position of Global Passport rank generated by Artons.
  • It assigns a “visa-free score” according to the number of countries a passport holder can visit visa-free.
  • Germany take first place with a visa-free score of 157, closely followed by Singapore and Sweden which were both ranked second with a visa-free score of 156.
  • China was ranked at 58th and Pakistan ranks 98th. While VFS of both the countries are 57 and 26 respectively.
  • Afghanistan’s passport was the least powerful with a visa-free score of 23.
  • The index also added a new World Openness Score which tracks the progression of freedom of mobility across the globe.
Top 5 most Powerful Passports

Top 5 Most Powerful Passports

Top 5 most Powerful Passports

About Passport Index

  • Arton’s Passport Index collects display and ranks the passports of the world.
  • It is the only real time global ranking of the world’s passports.
  • The latest edition of the global ranking is based on cross-border access of national passports.

About Indian Passport

  • An Indian passport is issued by the President of India to citizens of the Republic of India for travelling abroad.
  • It enables the bearer to travel internationally.
  • It also serves as proof of Indian citizenship as per the Passports Act (1967).
  • The Consular Passport & Visa (CPV), Division of the Ministry of External Affairs, is responsible for issuing Indian passports on demand to all eligible Indian citizens.

- Published/Last Modified on: March 17, 2017

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