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The Henley Passport Index

The Henley Passport Index is the original ranking of all the world’s passports according to the number of destinations their holders can access without a prior visa.

Henley Passport Index factsheet

The Henley Passport Index

About the Henley Passport Index

The Henley Passport Index ranking is based on exclusive data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which maintains the world’s largest and most accurate database of travel information, and is enhanced by the Henley & Partners Research Department.

With expert commentary and historical data spanning 16 years, the Henley Passport Index is an invaluable resource for global citizens and the standard reference tool for government policy in this field.

Visit henleypassportindex.com to view the latest global ranking and read the Global Mobility Report 2021 Q1 to find out more about the major and emerging trends in global and regional mobility today.

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Enhance your passport power with alternative residence or citizenship

Global investors are embracing investment migration programs — the newest member of the safe-haven asset class — as they unlock novel risk management and optimization options for the high-net-worth portfolio. Alternative residence and citizenship provide wealthy individuals and their families with opportunities to expand their business operations and extend market reach, secure greater global influence and mobility, access better  

education and healthcare, and safeguard their legacies against volatile markets and political instability. Acquiring an alternative residence or citizenship gives you more travel freedom and residence options and is an effective insurance policy for the next generation. It has become an essential part of any wealth planning strategy and grants you access to the leading economies of the world.

Global Ranking 2021

Top programs

As the industry pioneer, we are best placed to guide you and your family on your residence and/or citizenship options.

 Nationality

 Rank

 Visa-free access

 Minimum capital

Austria

5

187 destinations, including Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, the UAE, the UK, the USA, and Europe’s Schengen Area

From EUR 3 million

Malta

8

184 destinations, including Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, the rest of the EU, and Europe’s Schengen Area

EUR 738,000 investment

St. Kitts and Nevis

25

156 destinations, including Hong Kong, Singapore, the UK, and Europe’s Schengen Area

From USD 150,000

Antigua and Barbuda

28

151 destinations, including Hong Kong, Singapore, the UK, and Europe’s Schengen Area

From USD 100,000

St. Lucia

31

146 destinations, including Hong Kong, Singapore, the UK, and Europe’s Schengen Area

From USD 100,000

Montenegro

45

124 destinations, including Hong Kong, Singapore, the UAE, and Europe’s Schengen Area

From EUR 350,000

Turkey

53

110 destinations, including Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore

From USD 250,000

The information provided here reflects the 2021 Henley Passport Index ranking on 5 January 2021, and in certain instances, coronavirus-related travel bans may take precedence over the visa information recorded here.

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Henley & Partners assists international clients in obtaining residence and citizenship under the respective programs. Contact us to arrange an initial private consultation.

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