Visa

Visa arrangements for Indian Ordinary passport holders

A. Foreign countries which provide Visa-free facility to Indian passport holders

 

SL. NO. Name of the County Remarks
1 Barbados Visa-free stay from 30 to 90 days
2 Bhutan Visa Free regime exists between Bhutan and India. Indian ordinary passport holders are granted a minimum of 7-days entry permit to visit Bhutan by road / air.
3 Dominica Visa-free stay up to six months for tourism and business
4 Grenada Visa-free stay up to three months
5 Haiti Visa-free facility available
6 Hong Kong Visa-free stay up to 14 days in Hong Kong strictly subject to successfully completing Hong Kong Government mandatory Pre arrival Registration (PAR) online. However an Indian National is required to apply an appropriate visa from Hong Kong Immigration Department if he/she is unsuccessful in completing the Hong Kong Government Mandatory PAR or intends to visit Hong Kong for a purpose other than visit, such as employment, study or taking up residence.
7 Maldives Visa-free stay for a maximum of 90 days
8 Mauritius There is no visa requirement for Indian ordinary passport holders visiting Mauritius for any purpose. Passport & Immigration Office (PIO), Govt. of Mauritius, stamps visa of different types on arrival to segregate Indian visitors under various categories and maintain record. Tourist visa on arrival: A 60 days extendable visit visa is initially granted at immigration counter on arrival. Visit visa may be granted for a maximum period of 6 months in a calendar year on case to case basis subject to Immigration requirements. Business visa for a maximum of 120 days in a calendar year provided the maximum stay does not exceed 90 days during each trip. Medical visa for a maximum period of 6 months, extendable to complete the treatment provided request is made to PIO prior to expiry of the current visa.
9 Montserrat Visa-free stay for tourism and business purposes for a period of three months
10 Nepal Visa-free stay for Indian Nationals
11 Niue Island Visa-free stay up to 30 days
12 Saint Vincent & the Grenadines Visa-free stay up to 30 days
13 Samoa Visa-free stay up to 90 days
14 Senegal Visa-free stay up to 90 days
15 Serbia Visa-free stay up to 30 days within a period of one year
16 Trinidad & Tobago

Visa-free stay up to three months for tourism and business purposes.

 

B. Foreign Countries which provide Visa-on-Arrival facilities to Indian passport holders

 

SL. NO. Name of the County Remarks
1 Angola Visa-on-arrival is granted for one month with prior submission of papers
2 Armenia Visa-on-arrival is granted for 21 days or 120 days, single entry
3 Bolivia Visa-on-arrival is granted for a maximum 60 days period
4 Cabo Verde Visa-on-arrival facility available
5 Cambodia Visa-on-arrival is granted for 30 days
6 Cameroon Union Republic Cameroon allows pre-approved visa-on-arrival
7 Cook Islands Visa-on-arrival is granted for 1 month
8 Ethiopia Visa-on-arrival is granted for 1 month
9 Fiji Visa-on-arrival is granted for 4 months
10 Guinea Bissau Visa-on-arrival is granted
11 Indonesia Visa-on-arrival is granted for 30 days on gratis-basis and for 60 days on a fee of US$ 35/-
12 Iran Visa-on-Arrival facility available. However Indian applicants have to apply online & obtain ‘Submission Notice’ before departure & Visa fee is paid at Iranian airport.
13 Jamaica Visa-on-arrival facility is granted for 90 days
14 Jordan Visa-on-arrival is granted for 30 days
15 Kenya Visa-on-arrival is granted for 3 months which can further be extended by another 3 months
16 Kiribati Visa-on-arrival is granted for 2 months
17 Laos Visa-on-arrival is granted for 30 days
18 Madagascar Visa-on-arrival is granted for a period of 3 months (maximum) for tourism. If visa is granted for one-month on arrival it can be extended for another 2 months and if visa is granted for 2 months on arrival it can be extended for another one month by the Ministry of Interior, Republic of Madagascar.
19 Mauritania Visa-on-arrival is granted for 90 days only at Nouakchott International Airport.
20 Myanmar Visa-on-arrival is granted. Tourist Visa for 30 days at a fee of USD 50, Business Visa for 70 days at a fee of USD 50, Workshop/Seminar/Meeting/Research Visa for 28 days at a fee of USD 40, Transit Visa for 24 hours at a fee of USD 20, Crew Visa for 28 days at a fee of USD 40
21 Nigeria Nigeria allows pre-approved visa-on-arrival
22 Qatar Visa-on-arrival is granted for 30 for tourism subject to certain conditions, which are as follows: i) the traveler must have passport validity of six months, ii) a return ticket, iii) hotel reservation confirmation, and iv) a valid debit/credit card in his/her name.
23 Republic of Marshall Islands Visa-on-arrival is granted for 90 days
24 Reunion Island Visa-on-arrival facility is granted for a maximum duration of 14 days for the purpose of tourism. The hotel bookings have to be made through travel agents notified by the French authorities. The travel agents issue a voucher which has to be produced to the immigration authorities on arrival at Reunion Island.
25 Rwanda Visa-on-arrival is granted for 1 month
26 Saint Lucia Visa-on-arrival is granted for 6 weeks
27 Seychelles Visa-on-arrival is granted for 90 days with single entry.
28 Somalia Visa-on-arrival is granted for 1 month
29 Sri Lanka Visa-on-arrival is granted for 30 days which can be extended up to 180 days in case of Tourist Visa.
30 Suriname Visa-on-arrival is granted for 90 days on Tourist card
31 Tajikistan Visa-on-arrival facility available. Visa to be applied online and approved well in advance prior to the actual date of travel, with support letter either from the EOI, Dushanbe or the organization/agency sponsoring the Indian traveller. Usually such visa is given for a period of 30 Days with Single Entry. Multiple-entry visa of 90 Days validity is also given, only after recommendation from EOI, Dushanbe.
32 Tanzania Visa-on-arrival is granted for maximum 3 months/single entry
33 Thailand Visa-on-arrival is granted for 15 days
34 Tunisia Visa-on-arrival is granted for a maximum of 3 months single entry
35 Tuvalu Visa-on-arrival is granted for 1 month
36 Vanuatu Visa-on-arrival is granted for 1 month
37 Vietnam Visa-on-arrival is granted for a maximum period of 3 months. To avail VOA facility, one has to submit an online visa application; pay online processing fee; receive an approval letter from Immigration Authorities in Vietnam and present the approval letter to Immigration Authorities on arrival in Vietnam.
38 Zimbabwe Visa-on-arrival is granted for 30 days/single entry at International entry points in Zimbabwe

 

C. Foreign Countries which provide e-Visa facilities to Indian ordinary passport holders

SL. NO. Name of the County e-Visa facility for Indian ordinary passport holders and time period/duration for the same
1 Armenia e-Visa facility is available for 21 days or 120 days, single entry
2 Azerbaijan e-Visa facility is available for 30 days
3 Bahrain e-Visa facility is available for 14 days
4 Barbados e-Visa facility is available for 30 to 90 days
5 Benin e-Visa facility is available for Indian passport holders
6 Cambodia e-Visa facility is available for 30 days
7 Colombia Colombia has only one visa system i.e. online visa. Indian passport holders can only apply for the visas online.
8 Cote D' IVoire e-Visa facility is available for Indian passport holders
9 Djibouti e-Visa facility is available up to 90 days. A transit visa (from 1 to 14 days) will costs $12 and a short stay visa (from 15 to 90 days) will cost US$23.
10 Ethiopia e-Visa facility is available for one month
11 Georgia e-Visa facility is available for 30days within a period of 120 days
12 Kazakhstan e-Visa facility is available for Indian passport holders. Single Entry Visa(Business, Tourist and Medical treatment) up to three months each stay restricted to 30 days only
13 Kenya e-Visa facility is available for 3 months which can further be extended for another 3 months (by Immigration hqrs)
14 Kyrgyzstan Republic e-Visa facility is available for Indian passport holders
15 Lesotho e-Visa facility is available for Indian passport holders. Tourist single entry – 44 days, Tourist Multiple entry – 180 days, Business single entry-44 days, Business multiple entry - 180 days, Student Visa – 90 days.
16 Malaysia e-Visa facility is available for 30 days
17 Moldova e-Visa facility is available for 90 days in a period of 180 days
18 Myanmar e-Visa facility is available. Tourist visa (online) 28 days for USD 50, Tourist Visa Express (online) 28 days for USD 56, Business visa (online) 70 days for USD 70
19 New Zealand e-Visa facility is available up to one year validity. Up to 3 year validity is available under the ‘Grand Parent’ category.
20 Papua New Guinea e-Visa facility is available for 30 days
21 Russian Federation e-Visa facility to Indian passport holders visiting Russia is applicable to visit to specific areas of Far Eastern Federation district and Kaliningrad Region of Russian Federation. The e-Visa is issued for up to eight days only on free of cost and persons visiting these areas have freedom to move only within this area.
22 Saint Lucia e-Visa facility is available for 6 weeks
23 Saint Vincent & the Grenadines e-Visa facility is available for 1 Month
24 South Korea e-Visa facility is available for five years. Professor (E-1), Researcher (E-3), Technician (E-4), Professional (E-5), Business visitor (C-3-4), Short term employee (C-4), Medical Tourist (C-3-3), Short term General (C-3-1), Dependent family (F-3)
25 Singapore e-Visa facility is available for 30 days within 3 months
26 Sri Lanka e-Visa facility is available for 30 days which can be extended up to 180 days in case of Tourist Visa.
27 Suriname e-Visa facility is available for 90 days
28 Taiwan e-visa facility is available to the following Indian passport holders: i. Those who have been invited to attend international conferences, sporting events, trade fairs or other activities in Taiwan – organized, co-organized or sponsored by central government agencies. ii. Tourist groups from India who are visiting Taiwan for the purpose of conducting business at the recommendation of local offices of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council.
    Tourist groups from India under "Project for Simplifying Visa Regulations for High-end Group Tourists from Southeast Asian Countries”.
29 Tajikistan e-Visa facility is available for 90 days from the date of issue, with maximum 45 days stay with single entry.
30 Tanzania e-Visa facility is available for 3 months, single entry
31 Thailand e-Visa facility is available for 15 days
32 Uganda e-Visa facility is available for 3 Months
33 Uzbekistan e-Visa facility is available for 30 days, single entry
34 Vietnam e-Visa facility is available for 30 days
35 Zambia e-Visa facility is available for 3 Months

 

Disclaimer ::This information is sourced from public and external sources as on 18 November, 2019 and the CPV Division or the Ministry of External Affairs will not be responsible for its accuracy. Indian nationals intending to travel abroad are kindly advised to cross-check this information with the Foreign Embassy/Consulate in India or Indian Embassy/Consulate abroad among others.