Pakistani Passport is no Longer Among the Worst Passports
Pakistani Passport 92nd in the GPI 2018
Pakistani passport has made significant gains as it now ranks the 92nd in the Global Passport Index 2018. As per the Passport Index, the Green passport holders can travel to as many as 36 countries without acquiring a visa in advance.
In 2017, the Passport Index ranked Pakistan world’s second-worst travel document after just above Afghanistan. The situation for Green Passport holders has not become too ideal as we still lack one point behind war-torn Syria, but two slots above Iraq and Afghanistan.
Visa Free Countries for Pakistani Passport Holders
The Passport Index shows that Pakistani passport holders get a visa-free entry in eight countries – last year it was 6 – while 28 states will welcome them with visa on arrival. These countries include:
- St. Vincent and the Grenadines
- Trinidad and Tobago
- Ivory Coast (pre-enrollment)
Visa on Arrival Countries for Pakistani Passport Holders
These countries permit Pakistani passport holders, a visa on arrival:
- Cape Verde
World Top Ranked Countries
Singapore and Germany are the strongest passports at the time with 127 and 126 countries giving their citizens visa-free entry, respectively. While the rest of the top-ranked passports in the world are: (ordered according to ranking)
- Singapore and German
- Sweden, Denmark, Finland, France, USA, Spain, Switzerland, Norway, South Korea, Italy, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.
- Belgium, Austria, Japan, Greece, Porugal, Switzerland, UK, Ireland, Canada, and UAE.