Indians can now visit 62 countries Visa-free. Check the full list here!

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In a positive development for travel enthusiasts, the list of countries extending visa-free access to Indian passport holders has now expanded to an impressive 62, thereby presenting exciting opportunities for globetrotters to explore diverse cultures, scenic landscapes, and historical wonders without the hassle of visa applications.

Included in this comprehensive list are numerous popular tourist destinations, spread across Southeast Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Caribbean. Recognizing the potential of attracting Indian tourists, these countries have facilitated easier access for them to explore iconic landmarks, pristine beaches, and cultural hotspots.

So those with an Indian passport can now travel to 62 countries without the need for a visa, while the passport maintains rank at 80th globally on the Henley Passport Index. While India’s overall ranking has remained consistent from the previous year, the noteworthy increase in the number of visa-free destinations reflects a significant rise from the previous count of 57.

The Henley Passport Index, acknowledged as the foremost interactive online tool for sorting, displaying, and ranking passports worldwide, derives its rankings from data supplied by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Its index serves as a barometer for the global mobility landscape and reflects the diplomatic reach and accessibility of passports across nations.

In this year’s list, the six nations with the most powerful passports are France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Singapore, and Spain. Citizens of these nations enjoy the privilege of traveling to 194 countries without the requirement of a visa.

Meanwhile, Afghanistan occupies the lowest position, granting visa-free entry to its citizens to just 28 countries. Syria and Iraq are following it closely, offering access to only 29 and 31 visa-free destinations, respectively. Pakistan passport also did not fare well this year, providing access to just 34 countries.

Here is an extensive list of countries that Indian passport holders can visit without a visa. This broadening of visa-free access enhances opportunities for Indian travelers to engage in cultural exchange and explore a multitude of global destinations.

  • Angola
  • Barbados
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cape Verde Islands
  • Comoro Islands
  • Cook Islands
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • El Salvador
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • Gabon
  • Grenada
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Jamaica
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Laos
  • Macao (SAR China)
  • Madagascar
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Micronesia
  • Montserrat
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Niue
  • Oman
  • Palau Islands
  • Qatar
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • Sri Lanka
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • St Lucia
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Tuvalu
  • Vanuatu
  • Zimbabwe

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Source: TTOI

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