The Passport Index is an online tool that provides comparison and analyses of passports from around the world, including the Philippine passport and the Canadian passport.
WHAT IS THE PASSPORT INDEX?
Rankings are based on a number of factors, including a passport’s visa-free score, welcoming score, world openness score and its global mobility score.
The Passport Index compares 193 member countries of the United Nations, as well as six territories (ROC Taiwan, Macao, Hong Kong, Kosovo, the Palestinian Territory and the Vatican).
Passports from territories annexed by other countries (such as Norfolk Island, French Polynesia and the British Virgin Islands) are not included.
Passports are ranked based on points, with points assigned for every country that passport holders can visit without having to apply for a visa beforehand.
The country with the passport with the highest visa-free score is designated as the most powerful passport in the world.
Passports are ranked based on points, with points assigned for every country that passport holders can visit and apply for a visa upon arrival.
The country with the passport with the highest welcoming score is the designated as the most welcomed country in the world.
WORLD OPENNESS SCORE
The World Openness Score measures how freely passport holders of two countries can travel between them.
GLOBAL MOBILITY SCORE
The Global Mobility Score measures the level of freedom a passport holder has. The higher the score, the greater the level of freedom.
CANADA PASSPORT & PHILIPPINE PASSPORT COMPARISON
The Canadian Passport is currently ranked the 18th most powerful passport in the world, ahead of the US passport.
67 countries require Canadian passport holders to apply for visas prior to arrival.
40 countries grant Canadian passport holders eTAs or visas-upon arrival.
88 countries allow Canadian passport holders to enter visa-free.
Mobility Score 108
Passport Power Rank 18
Individual Power Rank 44
World Reach 54%
The Philippine passport is the 61st most powerful passport in the world, sharing the distinction with Benin, India, Gabon, Algeria and Bhutan.
145 countries require Philippine passport holders to apply for visas prior to arrival.
33 countries grant Philippine passport holders eTAs or visas-upon arrival.
19 countries allow Philippine passport holders to enter visa-free.
Mobility Score 52
Passport Power Rank 61
Individual Power Rank 149
World Reach 26%
Global Passport Power Rank 2021
9. Croatia | Romania
8. Cyprus | Lichtenstein
7. Malta | Slovakia | Australia
6. Slovenia | Czech Republic | Estonia | Latvia | Iceland
5. Belgium | Poland | Lithuania | Hungary | Japan | South Korea
4. Netherlands | France | Portugal | Austria | Luxembourg | Italy | Greece | Ireland | United Kingdom
3. Denmark | Norway | Switzerland | New Zealand
2. Sweden | Finland | Spain
Canada currently ranks #18, while the Philippines currently ranks #61 (together with Benin, India, Gabon, Algeria and Bhutan).
SOURCE: Passport Index
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