Pakistani Passport is No Longer Among the Worst in the World

Pakistani passport has made significant gains as it now ranks 92nd in the Global Passport Index 2018.

The Green passport holders can travel to as many as 36 countries without acquiring a visa in advance, according to the data collected by Passport Index.

The 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.

People holding the Pakistani passport are allowed Visa-free entry in these countries:

  • Dominica
  • Haiti
  • Micronesia
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Vanuatu
  • Qatar
  • Ivory Coast (pre-enrollment)


Pakistani Passport’s Ranking Gets Even Worse in 2018 Report

These countries permit Pakistani passport holders, a visa on arrival:

  • Cambodia
  • Cape Verde
  • Comoros
  • Djibouti
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Maldives
  • Malaysia
  • Mauritania
  • Myanmar
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Palau
  • Samoa
  • Seychelles
  • Tanzania
  • Somalia
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bolivia
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Lesotho

Still Among the Weakest Passports

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.


Pakistan Falls Further Behind in Global Competitive Index

Top Ranked Passports

Singapore and Germany are the strongest passports at the time with 127 and 126 countries giving their citizens visa-free entry, respectively.

Here are the top-ranked passports in the world, ordered according to ranking:

  1. Singapore and German
  2. Sweden, Denmark, Finland, France, USA, Spain, Switzerland, Norway, South Korea, Italy, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.
  3. Belgium, Austria, Japan, Greece, Porugal, Switzerland, UK, Ireland, Canada, and UAE.

Via Passport Index

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  • We’re still the third worst in the world, such a misleading title and most of the countries listed under Visa on arrival require an e-visa prior to travelling.

  • this can be easily improved if the will is their in the goverment. Countries such as Oman and UAE can easily grant visa on arrival if diplomatically handled well

  • I recently traveled Qatar and yes the visa was on arrival. Not sure about Malaysia and others.

    • but they are saying People holding the Pakistani passport are allowed Visa-free entry in QATAR that cant be true…..

  • lol
    Teeny tiny happiness moments of our public :D
    “Oh look, someone just surpassed us being the worst. This is a great news. Let’s be happy.”

    • People holding the Pakistani passport are allowed Visa-free entry in QATAR…. hazam nahi ho rahi yeah baat

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