MONTREAL (Web Desk) – Passport Index, the real-time global ranking of the world’s passports has revealed today (Wednesday) that Pakistani passport ranks the second worst in the world.
The lowest ranking international passports are (with number 1 as the lowest):
These are ranked the lowest as these passports allow you visa free entry into the least amount of countries.
Compared with neighboring countries, China’s passport ranks at 70, India’s 82 and Iran’s passport ranks at 92.
Pakistan enjoys visa-free access to only six countries. The list of countries for which Pakistani passport holders need a visa to travel now also includes Afghanistan.
The only six countries Pakistanis can travel without visa
According to report, Germany takes the lead with a visa-free score of 157. Singapore overtakes South Korea and becomes the highest ranked Asian passport, with a visa free score of 156, coming second.
South Korea fell to 6th place (152), while Japan, rose to 4th place, tied with European countries like Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, and others whose visa-free score is 154.
In recent years, citizenship by investment has become a US$2B industry, with over 20,000 investors seeking a second residency or citizenship around the globe every year.