Albania Improves Position in Henley Passport Index

Albania Improves Position in Henley Passport Index

TIRANA, March 27

Albania ranked 48th on the updated Henley Passport Index, granting its citizens the opportunity to visit 116 countries without a visa. The list includes the countries where Albanian passport holders are eligible for a visa on arrival or an electronic travel authorization eTA.   Meanwhile, Albanians need a visa to visit 110 destinations.

In the meantime, Albania ranked 50th in January’s index with 115 countries to visit without a visa.

“Albania, for instance, has moved up 28 places on the index over the past ten years, with citizens of this once closed-off nation now able to access 116 destinations without a prior visa,” the press release issued by Henley index.

Albanian Passport

The Japanese passport, allowing to visit 190 countries without a visa, leads the ranking, followed by the Singaporean and South Korean passports (189 countries).

Afghanistan and Iraq remain at the bottom of the ranking with a score of just 30, a position one or both countries have occupied throughout the index’s 14-year history.
The Henley Passport Index has

been published since 2006 in cooperation with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which maintains the world’s largest tourist information database.

Visa-free access destinations:
* visa on arrival  ** eTA

Asia

Bangladesh *
Cambodia *
Hong Kong (SAR China)
Indonesia
Kyrgyzstan *
Laos *
Macao (SAR China)
Malaysia
Maldives *
Nepal *
Singapore
South Korea
Sri Lanka *
Timor-Leste *

Africa

Benin *
Cape Verde Islands *
Comores Islands *
Djibouti *
Egypt
Gambia
Guinea-Bissau *
Kenya *
Madagascar *
Malawi *
Mauritania *
Mauritius *
Mayotte
Mozambique *
Reunion
Rwanda *
Senegal *
Seychelles *
Somalia *
Tanzania *
Togo *
Uganda *
Zambia *
Zimbabwe *

Oceania

Cook Islands
French Polynesia
Micronesia
New Caledonia
Niue
Palau Islands *
Samoa *
Tuvalu *

Europe

Andorra
Austria
Belarus
Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Faroe Islands
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Greenland
Hungary
Iceland
Italy
Kosovo
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Moldova
Monaco
Montenegro
Netherlands
North Macedonia
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
San Marino
Serbia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Ukraine
Vatican City

Caribbean

Antigua and Barbuda
Aruba
Barbados
Bonaire; St. Eustatius and Saba
Curacao
Dominica
Dominican Republic
French West Indies
Haiti
Jamaica *
St. Maarten
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago

Americas

Bolivia *
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Ecuador
El Salvador
French Guiana

Middle East

Armenia *
Georgia
Iran *
Israel
Palestinian Territory
Turkey

News Source: Henley Index

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