If you have been thinking where you could go with no visa, here is your answer. 16 countries will now offer visa-free entry for Indian passport holders. Amongst these 16 countries, you have Bhutan and Mauritius.
V Muraleedharan, Minister of State for External Affairs, said in a documented reply to a question in Rajya Sabha that there are 16 countries that offer visa-free entry to common Indian passport holders. He added that there are 43 countries providing visa-on-arrival facilities, and 36 countries offering e-visa facilities.
The 16 countries offering visa free facilities to common Indian passport holders are Barbados, Nepal, Bhutan, Mauritius, Haiti, Hong Kong SAR, the Maldives, Senegal, Serbia, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Dominica, Samoa, Senegal, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Niue Island, and Montserrat.
The Minister further stated that it is the ongoing efforts of the government to expand this number of free-visa travel, e-visa facilities, and visa-on-arrival. This will, of course, permit visitors to go on international travels with ease.
As of now, Indonesia and Myanmar offer visa-on-arrival to Indian passport holders, whereas Malaysia and New Zealand have e-visa facilities for Indians.
This news is going to help a lot of people want to take a trip without any concerns about getting a visa. Some of the nations in the list are top travel destinations, and you can be confident of an enriching experience. So, once we are out of the COVID storm, all you have to do is take your passport and take a trip to one of the 16 countries where Indians can travel without a visa.
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