Applying for a visa, wasting your time with paperwork and bureaucracy, and having all your travel plans changed in the last second due to the rejection of your visa application can consume your energy, motivation, and budget. However, with a strong passport, you can explore other countries hassle-free without visa restrictions.

Let’s have a look at the Visa Restrictions Index 2016 to have a better idea about the rankings of our passports.

Here is the 2016 passport rankings list,

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  1. Germany (# of visa-free countries: 177 out of a total of 218)
  2. Sweden #176
  3. Finland #175
    France
    Italy
    Spain
    United Kingdom
  4. Belgium #174
    Denmark
    Netherlands
    United States
  5. Austria #173
    Japan
    Singapore
  6. Canada #172
    Ireland (Republic of)
    Korea (Republic of, South)
    Luxembourg
    Norway
    Portugal
    Switzerland
  7. Greece #171
    New Zealand
  8. Australia #169
  9. Malta #168
  10. Hungary #167
    Czech Republic
    Iceland
  11. Slovakia #165
  12. Liechtenstein #164
    Malaysia
    Slovenia
  13. Latvia #163
  14. Estonia #162
    Lithuania
  15. Poland #161
  16. Monaco #160
  17. Cyprus #159
  18. San Marino #156
  19. Chile #155
  20. Hong Kong (SAR China) #154
  21. Brazil #153
    Bulgaria
    Romania
  22. Andorra #152
    Argentina
  23. Brunei Darussalam #151
  24. Croatia #149
  25. Israel #147
  26. Barbados #141
  27. Bahamas #140
  28. Mexico #139
  29. Uruguay #137
    Taiwan
  30. Antigua and Barbuda #134
    Vatican City
  31. Seychelles #133
  32. St. Kitts and Nevis #132
    Venezuela
  33. Costa Rica #131
  34. Trinidad and Tobago #130
  35. Mauritius #128
  36. Panama #127
  37. Paraguay #125
    St. Lucia
    St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  38. United Arab Emirates #122
  39. Grenada #121
  40. Macao (SAR China) #120
  41. Dominica #119
    Honduras
  42. Guatemala #116
  43. El Salvador #115
    Serbia
  44. Samoa #112
  45. Macedonia (FYROM) #111
  46. Nicaragua #110
    Tonga
    Vanuatu
  47. Montenegro #107
  48. Russian Federation #105
  49. Palau #104
  50. Colombia #103
  51. Turkey #102
  52. Bosnia-Herzegovina #101
    Moldova
  53. Albania #98
  54. South Africa #97
  55. Belize #94
  56. Peru #86
    Solomon Islands
  57. Guyana #82
    Kuwait
    Timor-Leste
    Tuvalu
  58. Ecuador #81
    Fiji
    Ukraine
  59. Maldives #80
    Nauru
  60. Kiribati #79
    Marshall Islands
    Qatar
  61. Jamaica #78
  62. Papua New Guinea #77
  63. Micronesia (Federated States of) #75
  64. Suriname #74
  65. Bahrain #73
  66. Bolivia #72
    Botswana
  67. Oman #71
    Thailand
  68. Namibia #70
  69. Lesotho #69
    Saudi Arabia
  70. Kenya #68
  71. Belarus #67
    Gambia
    Georgia
    Kazakhstan
    Malawi
    Swaziland
  72. Tanzania #65
    Tunisia
  73. Ghana #64
  74. Zambia #63
  75. Azerbaijan #62
  76. Cape Verde #61
    Philippines
  77. Uganda #60
  78. Benin #59
    Cuba
    Morocco
    Zimbabwe
  79. Indonesia #58
    Kyrgyzstan
  80. Armenia #57
  81. Burkina Faso #56
    Cote d’Ivoire
    Mongolia
  82. Mauritania #55
    Niger
    Senegal
    Togo
  83. Dominican Republic #54
    Sao Tome and Principe
  84. Tajikistan #53
  85. India #52
    Mali
    Uzbekistan
  86. Bhutan #51
    Guinea-Bissau
    Mozambique
    Sierra Leone
  87. Cambodia #50
    China
  88. Chad #49
    Egypt
    Gabon
    Turkmenistan
  89. Algeria #48
    Central African Republic
    Haiti
    Madagascar
    Rwanda
  90. Comoros #47
    Jordan
    Laos
    Vietnam
  91. Guinea #46
  92. Angola #45
    Cameroon
    Equatorial Guinea
    Nigeria
  93. Congo (Republic of) #44
    Djibouti
  94. Liberia #43
  95. Burundi #42
    Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of, North)
    Myanmar
  96. Bangladesh #39
    Congo (Democratic Republic of)
    Lebanon
    Sri Lanka
  97. Kosovo #38
    South Sudan
    Yemen
  98. Eritrea #37
    Ethiopia
    Iran
    Nepal
    Palestinian Territory
    Sudan
  99. Libya #36
  100. Syria #32
  101. Somalia #31
  102. Iraq #30
  103. Pakistan #29
  104. Afghanistan #25

Resources:
http://visaindex.com/
https://www.passportindex.org/byRank.php
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/lists/The-worlds-most-powerful-passports/ http://www.atlasandboots.com/best-passport-to-have/