Passport privilege is a real issue. For many global travelers, the process of obtaining a visa to enter many countries is complex, expensive and a hassle.
Source: You Think Flying Is Stressful Right Now? Try Traveling With an Indian Passport
While many western nation passports provide for visa-free entry to most countries, those from other nations have huge hurdles to cross to obtain a visa. Read the above story for details. The entire process is not just “customer unfriendly” – it is literally customer hostile.
Today, this can take months to years for some visa applications (including an Indian national obtaining a visa to enter the U.S.). This is insane and indicative of failed bureaucracy.