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INDIAN PASSPORT VISA FREE COUNTRIES 2018

India is the 6th largest economy of the world (in terms of nominal GDP) which have shown significant growth in economy over the past few years. Stability and economic development have significantly improved the international image of India and has widened the avenues to Indian Passport holders to travel around the globe. Here in this article we are talking about INDIAN PASSPORT VISA FREE COUNTRIES 2018.

“Passport is an official document issued by a government, which endorse the identity of a passport holder being a citizen of that country and entitles him/her to travel to and from foreign countries”. Some of the counties offers visa free entry to certain passport holders which reflects the strength of a passport.

There was a time when going on a vacation abroad was a great deal and required a lot of effort and time in terms of Visa application and documentation. Today, many counties offer Visa Free Entry or Visa on arrival facility to Indian Passport holders, which have made travelling abroad quite easy and hassle free.

INDIAN PASSPORT VISA FREE COUNTRIES 2018 List

The Indian passport has been gaining strength among the Asian countries and as well as globally. According to “Henley & Partners Passport Index” Indian passport is ranked as 81st among the world most powerful passports which gives Indian Passport visa free excess to countries / visa on arrival to 56 countries. With increase in bilateral ties of India with other countries, following counties in addition to Visa Free Countries 2017, have recently allowed Indian passport holders can now get visa free entry/ visa on arrival to their countries:

Country Effective From (Date) Visa Requirement Allowed Duration of Stay
Armenia 22 November 2017 e Visa / Visa on arrival 120 days
Serbia September 2017 Visa free entry 30 days within one year.
Qatar August 2017 e Visa / Visa on arrival 30 days
Ukraine July 2017 Visa on arrival 15 days
Tunisia October 2017 Visa free entry 90 days
Gabon October 2017 e Visa / Visa on arrival 1 month
Rwanda January 2018 e Visa / Visa on arrival 30 days
Zimbabwe February 2018 e Visa / Visa on arrival 30 days for visits on business, 3 months for tourists
Angola 30 March 2018 Visa on arrival 30 days
Jordan 28 February 2018 Visa on arrival 30 days

 

INDIAN PASSPORT VISA ON ARRIVAL COUNTRIES 2018 LIST:

With the increase of the above countries in the Indian Passport holders Visa free entry/ Visa on arrival, number of Visa Free Countries have reached to 56. Below is the list which provide Indian passport holders Visa Free Excess to Counties/ Visa on arrival facility:

S.No Country Visa Requirement Allowed Duration of Stay
Antigua and Barbuda e Visa on Entry 30 days
Guinea-Bissau visa for Indian Passport e Visa / Visa on arrival 90 days
Kenya e Visa / Visa on arrival 3 months
Qatar e Visa / Visa on arrival 30 days
Rwanda e Visa / Visa on arrival 30 days
Sri Lanka e Visa / Visa on arrival 30 days
Uganda visa requirement for Indian Passport 2018 e Visa / Visa on arrival 30 days
Zimbabwe e Visa / Visa on arrival 30 days for visits on business, 3 months for tourists
Armenia e Visa / Visa on arrival 120 days
Cambodia e Visa / Visa on arrival 30 days
Ethiopia e Visa / Visa on arrival 30 days
Gabon e Visa / Visa on arrival 1 month
Malaysia visa for India Passport 2018 e Visa / Visa on arrival 30 days
Nepal Indian Passport Visa Free Country Freedom of movement Indian citizens may live and work freely in Nepal under the terms of the 1950 Indo-Nepal Treaty of Peace and Friendship.
Jamaica Visa free entry 6 Months
Haiti Visa free entry 3 months
Indonesia Visa free entry 30 days
Maldives Visa free entry 90 days
Mauritius Visa free entry 90 days
Micronesia Visa free entry 30 days
Saint Kitts and Nevis Visa free entry 3 months
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Visa free entry 1 month
Senegal Visa free entry 90 days
Serbia Visa free entry 30 days within one year.
Trinidad and Tobago Visa free entry 90 days
Tunisia Visa free entry 90 days
Vanuatu Visa free entry 30 days
Bhutan Visa free entry 14 days
Dominica Visa free entry 6 months
Ecuador Visa free entry 90 days
El Salvador Visa free entry 90 days
Fiji Visa free entry 4 months
Grenada Visa free entry 3 months
Samoa Entry Permit on arrival 60 days
Suriname Tourist Card on arrival 90 days
Seychelles Visitor’s Permit on arrival 3 months
Jordan Visa on arrival 30 days
Laos Visa on arrival 30 days
Madagascar Visa on arrival 30 days
Marshall Islands Visa on arrival 90 days
Mauritania Visa on arrival 30 days
Mozambique Visa on arrival 30 days
Palau Visa on arrival 30 days
Saint Lucia Visa on arrival 6 weeks
Somalia Visa on arrival 30 days
Tanzania Visa on arrival 30 days
Thailand Visa on arrival 15 days
Timor-Leste Visa on arrival 30 days
Togo Visa on arrival 7 days
Tuvalu Visa on arrival 1 month
Angola Visa on arrival 30 days
Ukraine Visa on arrival 15 days
Benin Visa on arrival 8 days
Bolivia Visa on arrival 90 days
Cape Verde Visa on arrival 30 days
Comoros Visa on arrival 45 days

 

Countries offering Visa on Arrival may charge a nominal Visa Fee on arrival at the airport which vary from country to country. Some of the countries which offers a Visa Free entry/ Visa on Arrival facility have certain restrictions on entry to the country including entry on specific airports. Further, some of the countries in addition to the above mentioned allowed duration of stay has a Visa extension policy through which Indian Passport holders can extend their stay in that country for a specific duration of time. Those who want to plan their vacations abroad should make a concrete plan while considering all the facts and figures to avoid any unpleasant event. We in this article have made sure that you have all the information if you hold an Indian Passport in 2018 and our lists cover all the INDIAN PASSPORT VISA FREE COUNTRIES 2018.

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