Ukraine dropped to the 38th position in the Henley & Partners passport rating. The ranking is based on the number of countries that passport holders can visit without a visa or with a visa upon arrival.
136 countries of the world are open for citizens of Ukraine. Paraguay and Panama (ranked 37th) are located one step above Ukraine—citizens of these countries can freely visit 141 countries. The next position, after Ukraine, was taken by Serbia and Vanuatu (ranked 39th)—their citizens can enter 135 countries.
Among the Ukrainian neighbors, the highest position was taken by Hungary—it ranked 9th). Hungarian passport holders can freely visit 183 countries. Lower than Ukraine in the ranking are Moldova (ranked 50th, 120 countries), Russia (ranked 52nd, 118 countries), and Belarus (ranked 73rd, 78 countries). The passports of Japan and Singapore ranked first. 192 destinations are open for citizens of these countries. Afghanistan ranked last—116th in the rating. Its citizens can visit only 26 countries without visas.
Context. Last quarter, Ukraine ranked 37th in the ranking, and the year before last, it was two positions higher.