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Visa Free and Visa on Arrival Countries for Indian Citizens

Starting to plan your holiday and don't want to deal with applying for a visa? Don't worry, we have you covered! Here is a quick snapshot of Visa Free and Visa on Arrival countries for Indian passport holders! Make sure to search flights; we have made it easy for you to check the flights in the cheapest month!

Visa requirements vary depending on your country of origin as well as where you want to travel. Countries usually fall under one of these categories: Visa before you travel, Visa on Arrival or Visa Free Countries.

Here is a summary of what you typically need to apply for a visa with an Indian passport:

A typical visa request for Indian citizens usually includes the following:
• A valid passport/travel document
• A visa application form
• Passport-sized photographs
• Confirmed tickets for return or onward journey
• Receipt for payment of visa fees

Some countries may also require the following:
• Travel health insurance policy
• Proof of accommodation for the duration of the stay
• Proof of sufficient funds

Visa free countries for Indian passport holders:

We have handpicked some of the destinations that offer visa free travel for Indian citizens! Just pack your bags/passport, book your flights and hotel on Skyscanner and explore! The Indian passport will take you to these place hassle free…

1. Jamaica

This Caribbean island offers visa free travel for Indian citizens. If you want to see the crystal waters of the island’s beaches or its many dedications to Bob Marley, get booking! For details on what documents need to be carried for a hassle-free, visa-free entry with an Indian passport, click here.

Information correct as of 5 April, 2020, obtained from The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade. Please always check the latest guidance at their site before booking a trip.

2. Macau

Best known as the ‘Vegas of China’, the city offers much more than just that! The blend of cultures you will see in the city is truly captivating. Walk along the Macau Peninsula to see the old city centre but also make sure to visit the islands of Taipa, Cotai and Colonae! For details on what documents need to be carried for a hassle-free, visa free entry for Indian citizens, click here.

Information correct as of 5 April 2020, obtained from The Macao Government Tourism Office. Please always check the latest guidance at their site before booking a trip.

3. Nepal

Tick off seeing Mount Everest from your travel bucket list on a visit to Nepal. The country is visa free for Indian passport holders. For details on what documents need to be carried for a hassle-free, visa free entry with an Indian passport, click here.

Information correct as of 5 April 2020, obtained from The Nepal Tourism Board. Please always check the latest guidance at their site before booking a trip.

4. Bhutan

Visiting one of the smallest countries on earth on an Indian passport is relatively easy – it’s visa free for Indian passport holders. There’s loads of yoga studios and relaxation retreats, as well as hiking and cycling routes, and festivals-a-plenty!  For details on what documents need to be carried for a hassle-free, visa free entry for Indian citizens, click here.

Information correct as of 5 April 2020, obtained from The Embassy of India Thimphu, Bhutan. Please always check the latest guidance at their site before booking a trip.

Visa on arrival countries for Indians:

More than 30 countries around the world have a visa-on-arrival requirement for Indian passport holders. These are some of the countries that you can visit with visa-on-arrival as Indian citizens.

1. Indonesia

Indonesia is one of the favorite destinations for travelers around the world, and offers visa-on-arrival for Indian citizens. With its hundreds of islands and beaches is the perfect spot for a relaxing and cultural holiday. For details on what documents need to be carried for a hassle-free entry for Indian citizens, click here.

Inspired to see Indonesia? Check out the best things to do in Bali guide!

Information updated as of 5 April 2020, obtained from The Official Website of Indonesian Tourism. Please always check the latest guidance at their site before booking a trip.

2. Thailand

Thailand is a fantastic country with amazing natural beauty. With its historical attractions and vibrant nightlife, it is one of the most popular destinations. It is made even more appealing by its visa on arrival for Indian passport holders. Why not make Bangkok your next holiday destination? For details on what documents need to be carried for a hassle-free, visa-on-arrival entry for Indian citizens, click here.

Information correct as of 5 April 2020, obtained from The Thai Embassy. Please always check the latest guidance at their site before booking a trip.

Want to read more about Thailand? Read our Top 10 things to do in Bangkok guide!

3. Jordan

Jordan is best known for its historic UNESCO World Heritage Site of Petra. This truly stunning ancient city creates a unique exploration experience. Why not choose Amman, the capital of Jordan as your unique Middle Eastern experience. For details on what documents need to be carried for a hassle-free visa on arrival entry, click here.

Information correct as of 5 April 2020, obtained from The Jordan Tourism Board. Please always check the latest guidance at their site before booking a trip.

4. Seychelles

The Seychelles offer a lot more than just beautiful beaches. Discover the underwater wonders with scuba diving or snorkeling. This heavenly place is full of amazing views and crystal clear blue waters. For details on what documents need to be carried for a hassle-free entry for Indian citizens, click here.

Information correct as of 5 April 2020, obtained from The Department of Foreign Affairs (The Republic of Seychelles). Please always check the latest guidance at their site before booking a trip.

5. Maldives

The coral islands of The Maldives are like stories from another world. If you want to see the pristine waters of The Maldives yourself, you can get there easily without a visa! For details on what documents need to be carried for a hassle-free, visa-free entry, click here.

Information correct as of 5 April 2020, obtained from The Republic of Maldives: Maldives Immigration. Please always check the latest guidance at their site before booking a trip.

6. Azerbaijan

From Dame Zaha Hadid architecture to organic mud volcanoes, Azerbaijan is a real tourism melting pot. It’s also one of the 30-plus visa on arrival countries for Indian passport holders. For details on what documents need to be carried for a hassle-free, visa-free entry, click here.

Information correct as of 5 April 2020, obtained from The Republic of Azerbaijan: Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Please always check the latest guidance at their site before booking a trip.

Tempted to see Azerbaijan? Check out this piece on the top 10 things to see and do there

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Information is correct at the time of writing. Always check with your Embassy before traveling for up to date information.

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