Visa Free Countries for Indian Passport in 2023

Indian passport has gained a lot in the last few years and the ranking has been improving over time. Currently, Indian passport holders can visit 57 countries without a visa or visa on arrival or they need to get eVisa online before traveling to that country. I will share visa free countries list for Indian passport holders on this page.

Visa Free Countries List for Indian Passport

Ranking of Indian Passport in 2023

The Indian passport has occupied the 80th position in the recent passport index published by Henly and Partners which release the ranking of passports every year. Indian passport has slightly improved its ranking from its previous position by gaining a few spots. Many countries are still considering allowing Indian citizens visa-free entry to their territory.

Visa Free Countries for Indian passport in 2023

According to the latest ranking released by Henly and Partners, Indian citizens can travel to 57 countries visa free. That includes many countries in the middle east, Europe, Africa, North America, and Asia. Below is the complete list of countries Indian passport holders can visit without a visa or visa on arrival in 2023.

  1. Barbados
  2. Bhutan
  3. Bolivia
  4. British Virgin Islands
  5. Burundi
  6. Cambodia
  7. Cape Verde Islands
  8. Comoro Islands
  9. Djibouti *
  10. Dominica
  11. El Salvador
  12. Fiji
  13. Gabon
  14. Grenada
  15. Guinea-Bissau
  16. Haiti
  17. Indonesia *
  18. Iran *
  19. Jamaica
  20. Jordan *
  21. Kazakhstan
  22. Laos
  23. Macao (SAR China)
  24. Madagascar *
  25. Maldives
  26. Marshall Islands *
  27. Mauritania *
  28. Mauritius
  29. Micronesia
  30. Montserrat
  31. Mozambique *
  32. Myanmar *
  33. Nepal
  34. Niue
  35. Oman
  36. Palau Islands
  37. Qatar
  38. Rwanda *
  39. Samoa *
  40. Senegal
  41. Seychelles *
  42. Sierra Leone *
  43. Somalia
  44. Sri Lanka *
  45. St. Kitts and Nevis
  46. St. Lucia *
  47. St. Vincent
  48. Tanzania *
  49. Thailand *
  50. Timor-Leste *
  51. Togo *
  52. Trinidad and Tobago
  53. Tunisia
  54. Tuvalu
  55. Vanuatu
  56. Zimbabwe

This is the complete list of countries where an Indian passport can go without a visa but you must fulfill some requirements in order to gain successful entry into these countries I will share the list of countries separately where you will get a visa on arrival and also where you don’t need a visa at all and furthermore where you need evisa in advance.

Travel requirements for Indian citizens

These countries are visa-free for Indian passport holders but that doesn’t mean you just show up at the border and you will get free entry. You must have a few documents with you before even traveling to these countries. Below is the list of documents you must have in order to gain successful entry into any of these countries.

  1. Valid passport for 6 months
  2. Return or onward flight ticket
  3. Hotel booking for the entire stay
  4. Show money $500 USD
  5. Visa fee (if applicable)

eVisa countries for Indian passport holders

Now here is the list of specific countries where Indian citizens can get an evisa online and then travel to these countries. Each country has different requirements for eVisa you can visit the respective official website to know the exact requirements.

  1. Angola
  2. Antigua and Barbuda
  3. Azerbaijan
  4. Bahrain
  5. Benin
  6. Colombia
  7. Djibouti
  8. Egypt
  9. Ethiopia
  10. Georgia
  11. Guinea
  12. Kenya
  13. Kuwait
  14. Kyrgyzstan
  15. Lesotho
  16. Malaysia
  17. Moldova
  18. Morocco
  19. São Tomé and Príncipe
  20. Singapore
  21. Suriname
  22. Taiwan
  23. Türkiye
  24. Uganda
  25. Uzbekistan
  26. Vietnam
  27. Zambia

Visa on arrival countries for Indian passport

Here is the list of visa-on-arrival countries for Indian passport holders. These countries offer visas on arrival for Indian citizens but I must say that you should have the required documents to get a visa on arrival without any big hassle. Always check the requirements on the official website before starting your travel from India. Therefore, it’s advised to see the list of documents for visa-on-arrival countries before planning a trip.

  1. Bolivia
  2. Botswana
  3. Burundi
  4. Cambodia
  5. Cabo Verde
  6. Comoros
  7. Guinea-Bissau
  8. Iran
  9. Jordan
  10. Laos
  11. Madagascar
  12. Maldives
  13. Marshall Islands
  14. Mauritania
  15. Mozambique
  16. Myanmar
  17. Palau
  18. Rwanda
  19. Samoa
  20. Seychelles
  21. Sierra Leone
  22. Somalia
  23. Sri Lanka
  24. Saint Lucia
  25. Tanzania
  26. Thailand
  27. Timor-Leste
  28. Togo
  29. Tuvalu
  30. Zimbabwe

The Indian passport is a lot better in terms of free travel. Its ranking is higher than Sri Lankan passport, Pakistani passport, and Bangladeshi passport in the Indian sub-continent. If you like this list then please share it with your friends.

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