Visa Rules: Indian passport holders can now travel visa-free to 57 countries. This is because India’s passport has moved up seven places to 80th position in the Henley Passport Index.
Visa Rules: The better the passport ranking of a country, the more will be the benefit to the people of that country. You will get many benefits. There will be no need to prepare many documents. One can even go and live in other countries without a visa. Now Indians have also got similar facility. Indian passport has become stronger than before, due to which Indians can now stay in 57 countries without a visa.
India’s passport has climbed seven places to 80th position in the Henley Passport Index. This means that the passport has become stronger and the number of visa free countries has also increased to 57, due to which the paperwork for the travelers will also be reduced. The list of 57 countries includes Barbados, Fiji, Bhutan, Maldives, Togo, Senegal and other countries.
What documents will be required?
Must have valid passport, flight and stay related information and sufficient foreign currency. Passengers will be required to fill the online or offline application/registration form for visa-free countries after landing in any country and pay the applicable fee. On arrival, customs officers check passports, travel documents, financial and identification before granting entry.
How long can I stay without a visa?
Indians can stay in visa-free countries for about one week to three months. Rest of the countries may also have their own different rules. At the same time, passengers should take care that they do not carry any prohibited items and should also carry medicines for themselves as prescribed by the doctor.
How long can Indians remain visa-free?
Barbados: up to six months
Maldives: up to 90 days
Mauritius: up to 90 days
Niue Island: up to 30 days
St. Vincent: up to 30 days
Senegal: up to 90 days
Kazakhstan: up to 14 days
Fiji: up to 12 days
Bhutan: up to 7 days
Which passport is the strongest?
Leaving Japan behind, Singapore now has the strongest passport in the world. Singapore passport gives visa-free entry to 192 countries of the world.
Serbia was the only European country that allowed visa-free entry to Indian travelers, but from January 1, 2023, Serbia is no longer a visa-free country for Indian citizens.
Countries that give on-arrival visa to people of India
British Virgin Islands
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
Macao (SAR China)
Cape Verde Islands