There are 16 countries in the world where passport-holding Indians do not require a visa to travel. These countries include countries like Nepal, Maldives, Bhutan and Mauritius. Minister of State for External Affairs V Muralitharan has informed the House about this.
In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, Muralitharan said that 43 countries provide visa-on-arrival facility and 36 countries provide e-visa facility to Indian ordinary passport holders.
As per information provided by the minister of state for external affairs V Murleedharan, these countries provide visa-free entry:
6. Hong Kong SAR
11. Niue Island
14. Trinidad and Tobago
15. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
According to information provided by the central government, Iran, Indonesia and Myanmar are among the countries that provide visa-on-arrival facility, and Sri Lanka, New Zealand and Malaysia are in the group of 26 countries that have e-visa facility. is.
The minister said that the government is making efforts to increase the number of countries offering visa-free travel, visa-on-arrival and e-visa facility to Indians with a view to making international travel easier.