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How Powerful is the PH Passport? Holders Enter 66 Territories Visa-Free

Those with Philippine passports can visit 66 countries visa-free.
by Clara Rosales
Jul 9, 2021
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The Philippine passport ranked 82 out of 116, with visa-free entry allowed in 66 territories, according to a global passport index.

The Henley Passport Index ranks passports based on their visa-free score, or the total number of countries that specific passport can be granted entry without the need to present additional documents or permits.

The Philippines fell down five spots from its rank of 77 in January of this year. Its score remains the same at 66.


Here are the World's Most Powerful Passports in 2021

Still in first place with a visa-free score of 193 is Japan, followed by Singapore in second place with a score of 192.

Sharing third place are Germany and South Korea with a score of 191, with fourth place saved for Finland, Italy, Luxembourg, and Spain with a score of 190.

Austria and Denmark round up the Top 5 with a score of 189.

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Singapore and South Korea are the only two other Asian countries to make the Top 10.

Here's a list of the countries with the most powerful passports as of July 2021:

Henley Passport Index
Henley Passport Index
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