As you plan to travel in 2021 with your international passport, It will be ideal to know the Countries where your passport can take you to.
The more countries that your passport can take you to without Visa, the more powerful your passport will be.
According to what we gathered from Henley Passport Index, every three months, they always join hands with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to report on how many countries in the world that each country’s passport can permit someone to enter without the use of Visa.
For the first quarter of 2021, Below are Africa’s 10 most powerful passports based on the Henley Passport Index.
Powerful African Passports
No doubt, Seychelles attained the first position as the most powerful passport in Africa and it can even carry you to about 151 countries without Visa.
Mauritius passport comes as the number 2 position that can give you access to 142 countries in the world.
Based on the index, South Africa is number three. You can enter 101 countries with the country’s passport.
You don’t need Visa because it’s free as long as you have your South Africa’s Passport intact and some money to flex.
Botswana takes the fourth position after South Africa. With your this country’s passport, you can have access to over 85 countries without the need for Visa.
These are the main Powerful African Passports that can travel you to over 60 countries without having Visa.
Other countries passport such as Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini and Malawi can also take you to many countries in the world.
Nigeria passport can only carry you to about 46 countries without the need for Visa. Ghana passport can take you to 65 countries while Cameroon passport can give you access to about 49 countries without the use of Visa.
Latest reports on the 10 most powerful passport in Africa have revealed that Kenya is now in 11th position after being dropped from the list.
While the global index says Japan remains the number one position as the most powerful passport in the world that can take you to 191 countries without the requirement of a Visa.
Singapore formerly dragged this position with Japan.
However in this 2021 first-quarter index, Singapore comes as the number two most powerful passport in the world and according to what we learnt, you can use this passport to also travel to 190 countries (Visa Free).
The likes of South Korea and Germany are still dragging the third position.
Meanwhile, the three bottom countries in the world where their passports can take you to a few countries are Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan