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Are There Any Countries That Do Not Require Visas For Indians?

Learn about countries allowing entry without a visa and those offering visas on arrival, enhancing travel freedom.

  • 31 Jan 2024
  • 2 min read

When planning an international trip, applying for a visa can be a daunting task. But are you aware that today, there are countries where an Indian visa is not required? Yes, that's true! According to the Times of India, there's a significant improvement in India's passport ranking. The rank is now at 80, right from 87 in 2022. This gives visa-free access for an Indian passport to around 60 countries.

Countries That Do Not Require Visas For Indians

It helps to know that some countries offer visa-free entry on an Indian passport. On the other hand, several others allow you to avail your visa on arrival.

Countries that offer visa-free access for an Indian passport include:

  1. Albania
  2. Barbados
  3. Bhutan
  4. British Virgin Islands
  5. Cook Islands
  6. Dominica
  7. El Salvador
  8. Fiji
  9. Grenada
  10. Haiti
  11. Jamaica
  12. Kazakhstan
  13. Macao (SAR China)
  14. Mauritius
  15. Micronesia
  16. Montserrat
  17. Nepal
  18. Niue
  19. Oman
  20. Qatar
  21. Senegal
  22. Saint Kitts and Nevis
  23. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  24. Sri Lanka
  25. Trinidad and Tobago
  26. Tunisia
  27. Thailand
  28. Vanuatu

Countries that allow Indians to avail of their visa on arrival include:

  1. Bolivia
  2. Botswana
  3. Burundi
  4. Cambodia
  5. Cape Verde Islands
  6. Comoro Islands
  7. Ethiopia
  8. Gabon
  9. Guinea-Bissau
  10. Indonesia
  11. Iran
  12. Jordan
  13. Laos
  14. Madagascar
  15. Maldives
  16. Marshall Islands
  17. Mauritania
  18. Mozambique
  19. Myanmar
  20. Palau Islands
  21. Rwanda
  22. Samoa
  23. Seychelles
  24. Sierra Leone
  25. Somalia
  26. Saint Lucia
  27. Tanzania
  28. Timor-Leste
  29. Togo
  30. Tuvalu
  31. Uganda
  32. Zimbabwe

Note: You can receive your on-arrival visa at some key entry points to the particular country. Once you arrive there, ensure you know where to collect the visa.

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Today, with visa-free entry on Indian passports, individual holders can either travel visa-free or avail their visas-on-arrival to different countries. The Indian passport now ranks at 80, meaning more freedom of travel. Our article above gives details of countries where Indian passport holders can travel visa-free.

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