Photo Credit: Passport Index website
Israel, PA Passports

The Palestinian Authority passport was ranked in 88th place globally for 2019 according to the Passport Index website. 47 countries around the world do not require a visa for Palestinian passport holders, or they can obtain a visa at their destination, or print out an electronic visa – giving the PA passport a mobility ranking of 47.

Israeli passport holders enjoy a 147 mobility ranking, compared with the US’ 167.


The Israeli passport is ranked 17th in terms of its usefulness worldwide.

The countries that allow a Palestinian Authority passport holder to enter without a visa include no European or north American country, nor Russia, China, Japan or either of the Koreas.

They are: Jordan, Somalia, Comoros, Mauritania, Djibouti, Malaysia, Indonesia, Laos, Maldives, Bangladesh, Macau, Sri Lanka, East Timor, Iran, Cambodia, India, Togo, Seychelles, Eswatini, Mozambique, Madagascar, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Cape Verde, Ivory Coast, Uganda, Rwanda, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Ethiopia, Gabon, Dominica, Saint Vincent, Saint Lucia, Bolivia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Cuba, Micronesia, Tuvalu, Palau, and Samoa.