International travel now has become more accessible to Indian travelers around the world. India has a strong relationship now across the world, meanwhile, you can visit the country without having any Visa. Yes, you heard it right, without a visa you can visit a country. Many countries are offering visa-free travel to Indian citizens and also the visa on arrival or e-visa options for Indians.
First, let’s understand Visa-free travel. What it is exactly? So, Visa-free travel means, now you can visit other countries with just having a passport and without going through the visa process. Now, you do not have to worry about the long phase of applying for a visa, it can be done with just your passport. Additionally, you can only stay in the country for the limited number of days allowed on visa-free travel according to the country rules that you are going to visit.
So, there are 59 visa-free countries for Indian citizens that they can visit, which includes Visa-free, e-visa, or visa on arrival also. Check the requirements and eligibility before visiting the country as it changes over time. Here in this article, I will mention those countries which be visited without a visa.
OCEANIA – The Cook Islands, Fiji, Micronesia, Niue, and Vanuatu are popular destinations for Indian travelers. These countries offer visa-free entry or visitor’s permits for Indian citizens.
In the MIDDLE EAST– Oman, Qatar
In the EUROPE- Serbia
In CARIBBEAN– Barbados, The British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago are visa-free or visa-on-arrival countries for Indian travelers without the need for a visa before travel or with a visa granted upon arrival.
In ASIA– Bhutan, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Macao (SAR China), and Nepal are countries that offer visa-free or visa-on-arrival entry for Indian travelers without the requirement of obtaining a visa in advance or with a visa granted upon arrival.
In AMERICA– El Salvador
In AFRICA– Senegal, Mauritius, Tunisia
Information on Visa-Free Countries for Indians
Barbados: Indian citizens can visit this beautiful country without any visa. But the stay for Indian citizens is limited in the country, the stay for Indian citizens is up to 90 days visa-free. Indian citizens will need to have a valid passport and proof of their stay in the country.
Bhutan: The Kingdom of Bhutan does not require a visa for Indian citizens, it is a very beautiful country and a perfect holiday destination near India. Indian citizens can enter the country through the road using an Indian Passport or Voter ID card with a photograph. You can get more information about Indian travel, and requirements from the Indian Embassy in Bhutan.
The British Virgin Islands: Indian visitors are allowed to enter for 1 month with a visa on arrival. Additionally, if travelers wish to stay for up to six months, it is granted by the Chief Immigration Officer permission and has to pay a departure tax.
The Cook Islands- Indian citizens are allowed to enter the country without any visa, which means they can stay for a maximum of 31 days. Indian tourists have the option to extend their stay in Dominica for an additional 31 days, allowing for a maximum total stay of up to 6 months.
Dominica: Dominica extends a warm welcome to Indian visitors, who can enjoy visa-free access to the country with a valid passport and a return flight ticket. Indian citizens are permitted to stay in Dominica for a period of up to 6 months.
El Salvador: the country welcomes Indian citizens with open arms, allowing them to enter the country with valid passports and granting a generous stay of up to 90 days. However, they must have a tourist card upon arrival, which costs USD 12.
Fiji- the country is offering Indian nationals a visitor’s permit upon arrival, granting a maximum stay of 4 months in the country. Furthermore, Indian visitors have the option to extend their stay for an additional 2 months, allowing them to fully indulge in the tropical paradise of Fiji.
Grenada: the country allowing Indian citizens to enter the country without a visa for a maximum stay of 3 months. For those wishing to extend their stay, Indian tourists can obtain extensions from the Immigration Authorities Office in Grenada.
Haiti: Haiti welcomes Indian citizens to visit and stay visa-free for a period of 3 months. Upon arrival, Indian visitors are required to pay a tourist fee of USD 10 and have a valid passport with at least 6 months of validity from their date of arrival.
Hong Kong: Hong Kong, a vibrant global city, offers Indian citizens the opportunity to visit without a visa for up to 14 days, with a valid passport. Before their trip, Indian citizens must complete pre-arrival registration through the convenient online platform, Pre-arrival Registration for Indian Nationals website, ensuring a smooth entry process.
Indonesia: Indian citizens can visit the country for tourism purposes visa-free for a maximum of up to 30 days.
Jamaica: Indians can enjoy visa-free travel to Jamaica, a popular Caribbean destination, for both tourism and business purposes. Indian citizens can stay in Jamaica for a maximum of 6 months without a visa, making it an attractive option for Indian travelers.
Macau: Macau, a Special Administrative Region of China, welcomes Indian citizens for short-term visits without the need for a visa. Indian visitors can enjoy visa-free entry and stay in Macau for up to 30 days, making it a convenient destination for Indian travelers.
Mauritius: The picturesque island nation of Mauritius welcomes Indian citizens with visa-free travel. Indian visitors can enjoy a stay of up to 90 days in Mauritius without the need for a visa.
Micronesia: Micronesia, a tropical paradise in the Pacific Ocean, allows Indian citizens to enter the country without a visa for a duration of 30 days. Moreover, Indian visitors have the option to extend their stay for an additional 60 days, providing ample time to explore and enjoy the natural beauty of Micronesia’s islands.
Montserrat: Montserrat, a stunning Caribbean Island, extends a warm welcome to Indian citizens by allowing them to stay in the country for a duration of 6 months without the need for a visa. This provides Indian visitors with ample time to experience the beauty and culture of Montserrat, making it a favorable destination for longer stays.
Nepal– Nepal, the neighboring country of India, is a popular destination for Indian citizens. A visa is not required to visit Nepal, and Indian visitors can enter the country with either an Indian Passport or a Voter ID card with a photograph.
Niue: It is an island country in the South Pacific, that allows Indian visitors to enter visa-free for tourism purposes, for a stay of 30 days or less. Indian visitors must provide proof of sufficient funds to sustain themselves during their stay, along with a confirmed accommodation reservation and a return ticket. Additionally, Indian citizens have the option to request an extension on their stay in Niue.
Oman: Indian citizens can visit Oman without a visa for a maximum of 14 days, thanks to the visa exemption. However, Indian tourists must have a valid passport, confirmed accommodation reservation, health insurance, and a return ticket upon arrival in Oman to get the entry into the country without a visa.
Qatar: India has a visa waiver program with Qatar, which allows Indian nationals to enter the country for 30 days visa-free. Indian visitors must hold a valid passport for at least 3 months from the date of arrival.
Senegal– Indian citizens are permitted to travel to Senegal without a visa, and can enter the country with just a valid passport. Indian visitors are allowed to stay in Senegal for a maximum of 90 days with their valid passports.
St. Kitts and Nevis: St. Kitts and Nevis, located in the West Indies, is another visa-free destination for Indian nationals. Indian citizens can enter St. Kitts and Nevis without a visa and are allowed to stay for up to 3 months with a valid passport.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines- St. Vincent and the Grenadines allow Indian citizens to enter the country with a valid passport, granting a 30-day stay. It is also possible to extend the entry period from within the country.
Serbia: Indian citizens can enter without a visa into the country for a maximum of 30 days in a period of one year. Indian citizens can also get an e-visa before visiting a country.
Trinidad and Tobago: Indian citizens can enter Trinidad and Tobago without a visa for a maximum stay of up to 90 days for tourism, business, or family visits. Indian visitors must have a valid passport, a return or onward ticket, and proof of sufficient funds for their stay.
Tunisia: Indian citizens can enter Tunisia without a visa for a maximum stay of up to 90 days for tourism, business, or family visits. Indian visitors must have a valid passport, a confirmed accommodation reservation, and a return or onward ticket.
Vanuatu- Indian citizens can visit Vanuatu without a visa for a maximum stay of up to 30 days. Indian visitors must have a valid passport, a return or onward ticket, and proof of sufficient funds for their stay.