62 International Destinations That Allow Visa On Arrival For Indians

Many a times you would have avoided the idea of international travel from India for the fear of fulfilling all that documentation process for Visa. Rejoice! Do you know How many countries can you travel with Indian passport? Yes, there are at least 62 countries that offer visa on arrival (VOA) for the Indian citizens to enter. Well that would mean that you can simply decide to travel, purchase your tickets and bon voyage! Having access to these over 62 countries situates the Indian passport at number 76th in the world among the list of countries with highest number of visa free or visa on arrival destinations.


Let us explore 62 countries that offer Visa On Arrival For Indians.

1. Bhutan, Asia

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Visit the kingdom of Bhutan and explore its insuperable heights with visa on arrival. Indian, Bangladeshis and Maldives nationals can obtain a 14 days tourist visa at the port of entry on producing a valid Indian passport with a minimum of 6 month validity. Indian passport holders should definitely visit this nearest country and get stamped.

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2. Hong Kong, Asia

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UPDATE - There will not be visa-on-arrival for Indian travellers to Hong Kong from Jan 23 2017. Instead a pre-arrival registration for Indian nationals will be put in a place. Applicants (Indian nationals) must apply online and successfully complete pre-arrival registration before they can visit or transit the HKSAR visa-free (if seeking to enter the HKSAR during transit). Pre-arrival registration is not required in direct transit by air and not leaving the airport transit area. The pre-arrival registration is valid for six months, during which the applicant can visit Hong Kong multiple times. Indian nationals must furnish an uo;approval slip” before boarding a plane or ship to the city. 

Explore Hong Kong, the country of skyscrapers and ancient traditions. 

3. Macau, Asia

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Visit Macau, the ultimate destination for understanding the Chinese heritage. Being an Indian you can avail 30 days visa on arrival to enter this country.

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4. Nepal, Asia

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This neighbourhood country offers you the best views of pristine nature. Indian citizens may live and work freely in Nepal under the terms of the 1950 Indo-Nepal Treaty of Peace and Friendship. 

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5. Seychelles, Africa

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Visit this archipelago that is known for its beaches, coral reefs, diving, nature reserves and rare wildlife such as giant Aldabra tortoises. Indians can avail Visa on arrival for one month for this country.

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6. South Korea (only Jeju island), Asia

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Jeju is a South Korean island in the Korea Strait that is known for its volcanic landscape full of craters and cavelike lava tubes. Only this island in South Korea provides visa on arrival for 30 days to Indian citizens.

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7. Maldives, Asia

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Explore the underwater beauty and things to do in Maldives with visa on arrival facility. A free Maldives Tourist Visa which is valid for approximately 90 days is issued to Indian nationals on arriving at the airport in Maldives. 

Explore some of best budget resorts in Maldives here

8. Haiti, North America

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Visit Haiti, a Caribbean country that shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic to its east. Indians can enter this country for 30 days with visa on arrival facility.

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9. Jamaica, North America

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Jamaica is well known for its beaches and all inclusive resorts. Enter this country for 30 days with visa on arrival facility.

10.  Dominica, North America

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Discover the unspoilt beauty of Dominica with visa on arrival valid for 6 months for Indians.

11. Fiji, Oceania

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Visit Fiji, the ultimate destination for every beach bum. Being an Indian citizen, you can enter its boundaries with visa on arrival valid for 6 months.

12. Thailand, Asia

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Today, you can also reach Thailand from India via road. This country charges Visa fee of 1000 Thai Baht. Visa on Arrival has to be obtained at First point of Entry/Landing not the Final Destination. Thailand is also the honeymoon destination in Asia preferred by Indian couples looking for destinations outside India

13. Mauritius, Africa

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Visit the pristine beaches of Mauritius with Indian visa on arrival valid for 14 days for Indian passport holders.

14. Indonesia, Asia

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This archipelago that houses several natural wonders can be visited with visa on arrival valid for 30 days.

15. Micronesia, Oceania

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You can visit this subregion of Oceania embellished with several islands with visa on arrival facility valid for 30 days.

16. Cape Verde, Africa

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Wonder at the beauty of this arrow shaped archipelago that can be entered by Indians with the facility of visa on arrival valid for 30 days.

17. Ecuador, South America

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Visit the diverse landscape of Ecuador  that encompasses Amazon jungle, Andean highlands and the wildlife-rich Galpagos Islands with visa on arrival facility for Indians valid for 14 days.

18. Guyana, South America

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Admire the beauty of the dense forests of Guyana with visa on arrival facility for Indians valid for 30 days.

19. Jordan, Asia

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If the ancient monuments of Jordan captivate you, visit this historical country with visa on arrival facility for Indian citizens valid for 2 weeks.

Explore: Some of exciting things to do in Jordan

20. Laos, Asia

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Visit the stunning backwaters of Loas with visa on arrival for Indian citizens valid for 30 days.

21. Saint Lucia, North America

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Saint Lucia is famous for its beaches and reef-diving sites, as well as its rain forested interior with waterfalls such as at Toraille. Visit this paradisiacal beauty with visa on arrival from India valid for 6 weeks.

What we recommend: Honeymoon resorts in St. Lucia.

22. Senegal, Africa

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Visit this enamoring French Colonial heritage with visa on arrival facility from India valid for 30 days.

23. Trinidad and Tobago, South America

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Trinidad has always accommodated Indians since British Raj. Visit this twin island country off the northern edge of South America with on arrival Visa for Indians valid for 90 days.

24. Tuvalu, Oceania

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This Polynesian island is home to beautiful underwater world. Visit this island with visa on arrival valid for 14 days.

25. Saint Kitts and Nevis, North America

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This two-island nation combines beaches with beauteous mountains.  Enter this West Indian country with visa on arrival facility.

26. Palau, Oceania

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This pristine paradise can be visited easily with visa on arrival facility from India.

27. El Salvador, North America

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From India, you can easily visit this Central American nation known for its Pacific Ocean beaches, surfing and mountainous landscape. Visa on arrival facility is available for a visit of 30 days.

Highlights: 9 day El Salvador tour

28. Nauru, Oceania

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This potato shaped country can be accessed from India with visa on arrival facility valid for 30 days stay.

29. Djibouti, Africa

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Discover the volcanic formations and Red Sea beaches of Djibouti with Visa on arrival valid for 30 days


30. Guinea- Bissau, Africa

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Explore the natural beauty of this West African country with Visa on arrival valid for 90 days for Indian passport holders.

31. Bolivia, South America

A beautiful city nestled amidst rugged mountains with superlative natural beauty. 

32. Burundi, Africa

An amalgamation of soaring mountains relaxed lakeside communities with a conflicting past.

33. Cambodia, Asia

A Southeast Asian gem, where the phenomena of ‘time capsule’ comes alive. Ruins were never this beautiful!

34. Comoros, Africa

Sprawling across the Indian Ocean, this hidden gem is home to the world’s best underwater treasure along with the perfect dose of serendipity. 

35. Ethiopia, Africa

The perfect blend of culture and nature, Ethiopia is in one word is Utopia! 

36. Grenada, Caribbean

Popular as a spice island, Grenada is a breath of nutmeg, cinnamon with a breathtaking backdrop of colorful colonial houses. 

37. Madagascar, Africa

Discover this island, straight out of the movie, just the way it is shown! 

38. Malawi, Africa

An ideal first stop for your ‘African Safari’, right here!

39. Marshall Islands, Oceania

The land of flat coral islands, this is where you will find the world’s expert fishers and navigators.

40. Mauritania, Africa

Beautifully barren, this one’s perfect for fans of minimalism. Great option for a transit to Marrakesh, Dakar or Bamako.

41. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Caribbean

Pristine beaches and sparkling blue waters, with a lighthouse on a hill; not a story book but the idealistic island of SVG!

42. Samoa, Oceania

Easily a synonym to serenity, the Samoa islands, juxtapose it wild and spirited character just rightly.

43. Somalia, Africa

Located at the Horn of Africa, and bordered by Ethiopia to the west, Somalia is an evolving country, after a troubled past. Its beautiful beaches contradict of its past happenings.

44. Suriname, South America

A warm place where cool rivers converge, Suriname is effervescent! 

45. Tanzania, Africa

Home to the glorious Mt Kilimanjaro, Tanzania has wildlife, beaches, ruins, friendly people and fascinating cultures summing it up for you.

46. Timor-Leste, Asia

Beautiful beaches, rock-strewn mountains and an unadulterated civilization, Timor-Leste is surreal.

47. Togo, West Africa

Love taking the off-beaten part! Togo will delight you with its great diversity of landscapes, from the lakes and palm-fringed beaches lacing the Savannah land!

48. Uganda, Africa

Wild, rustic, verdant and evolving, Uganda is emerging as a country to watch out for.

49. Vanuatu, Oceania

A blissful island minus any commercialization, Vanuatu is ecstasy! 

50. Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park, Europe

Explore this beautiful oldest wildlife refuge in Europe, that rightly comprehends its being of a Unesco World Heritage Site! 

51. Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Turkey

Accommodating several medieval castles’ ruins the Turkish republic of Northern Cyprus is a huge archaeological site, exploring which is a great experience. 

52. South Ossetia, Russia

Picturesque to an extent that looks like a painting, South Ossetia is a dreamland.

53. Svalbard, Norway

A Norwegian archipelago, Svalbard is where you will find plenty of snowcapped mountains and glaciers. 

54. Transnistria, Russia

A world in its own, Transnistria is one country no one has ever heard of. 

55. Réunion, French department

An island and region of France in the Indian Ocean, Réunion is home to majestic landscapes with sensational rugged topography.

56. Saint Helena, Island in the Atlantic Ocean

A volcanic tropical island, Saint Helena is one of the world's most isolated islands of verdant mountains and beautiful sceneries. 

57. Kish Island, Island in the Persian Gulf

An Iranian gem, the Kish island has beautiful clean beaches with modern buildings and duty-free shopping.

58. Palestine, Middle-east

If you have a thing for surreal beauty, Palestine will leave you mesmerized. Here, there is art, culture, history, great food, warm people and good music! 

59. British Virgin Islands, British Overseas Territory

A celeb favorite the BVI is the ultimate respite from the city lives daunts with its superb ocean and things to do!

60. Montserrat, British Overseas Territory

Tranquil and serene, Montserrat is one of the best un-commercialized Caribbean islands. 

61. Cook Islands, Island country near New Zealand

Explore the untouched charm of cool, calm, blue lagoons with world-class hospitality.

62. Pitcairn Islands, British Overseas Territory

Exploring this, one of the world’s most mysterious islands is sure to be one adventure! 


We've listed down a summary of countries that offer visa on arrival for Indians along with its validity:

62 Countries That Provide Visa On Arrival For Indians

CountryVisa Validity and Travel Duration
Bhutan, Asia14 days tourist visa and 6 month validity
Hong Kong, Asia14 days tourist visa
Macau, Asia30 days visa on arrival
Nepal, AsiaMay live and work freely in Nepal under the terms of the 1950 Indo-Nepal treaty of peace and friendship
Seychelles, Africa1 month
South Korea (only Jeju island), AsiaVisa on arrival for 30 days
Maldives, AsiaVisa on arrival for 90 days
Haiti, North AmericaVisa on arrival for 30 days
Jamaica, North AmericaVisa on arrival for 30 days
Dominica, North AmericaNot required. 6 month validity.
Fiji, OceaniaVisa on arrival valid for 6 months
Thailand, Asia15 days
Mauritius, AfricaVisa on arrival for 14 days
Indonesia, AsiaVisa on arrival valid for 30 days
Micronesia, OceaniaVisa on arrival valid for 30 days
Cape Verde, AfricaVisa on arrival valid for 30 days
Ecuador, South AmericaVisa on arrival for 14 days
Guyana, South AmericaVisa on arrival valid for 30 days
Jordan, AsiaVisa on arrival valid for 2 weeks
Laos, AsiaVisa on arrival valid for 30 days
Saint Lucia, North AmericaVisa on arrival valid for 6 weeks
Senegal, AfricaVisa on arrival valid for 30 days
Trinidad and Tobago, South AmericaVisa on arrival valid for 90 days
Tuvalu, OceaniaVisa on arrival for 14 days
Saint Kitts and Nevis, North AmericaValid for 3 months
Palau, OceaniaVisa on arrival
El Salvador, North AmericaValid for 90 days
Nauru, OceaniaVisa on arrival facility valid for 30 days stay
Djibouti, AfricaVisa on arrival valid for 30 days
Guinea- Bissau, AfricaVisa on arrival is declared for Indian citizens but not officially implemented yet
Bolivia, South America90 days, visa on arrival only at La Paz,Santa Cruz airport. Land entry requires prior Visa or Invitation which is free of cost.
Burundi, Africa3 months
Cambodia, Asia30 days. 30 USD to be paid in USD
Comoros, AfricaVisa on arrival
Ethiopia, AfricaVisa on arrival
Grenada, Caribbean3 months
Madgascar, Africa30 days free of charge
Malawi, AfricaVisa on arrival
Marshall Islands, Oceania90 days
Mauritania, Africa`Available at NouakchottOumtounsy InterVisa on arrivaltioVisa on arrivall Airport.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Caribbean1 month
Samoa, Oceania60 days, Entry Permit on arrival.
Somalia, Africa30 days, provided an invitation letter issued by the sponsor has been submitted
to the Airport Immigration Department at least 2 days before arrival.
Suriname, South AmericaTourist Card on arrival, 90 days; available at Johan Adolf Pengel InterVisa on arrivaltioVisa on arrivall Airport.
Tanzania, AfricaVisa on arrival
Timor-Leste, Asia30 days
Togo, West Africa7 days
Uganda, AfricaVisa on arrival; May apply online.
Vanuatu, OceaniaVisa not required; 30 days
Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park, Europe3 days; must first obtain an electronic pass
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, TurkeyVisa not required; 3 months
South Ossetia, RussiaVisa not required; Multiple entry visa to Russia and three-day prior notification are required to enter South Ossetia
Svalbard, NorwayNo one requires a visa to enter Svalbard but it's practically impossible to board a flight/ferry to Svalbard without entering Norway. Hence double entry Schengen visa would be required to go and come back from Svalbard to mainland Norway
Transnistria, RussiaRegistration required after 24h
Réunion, French department15 days but only if trip arranged through approved travel agencies
Saint Helena, Island in the Atlantic OceanVisitor's Pass granted on arrival valid for 4/10/21/60/90 days for 12/14/16/20/25 pound sterling.
Kish Island, Island in the Persian GulfVisitors to Kish Island do not require a visa.
Palestine, Middle-eastArrival by sea to Gaza Strip not allowed.
British Virgin Islands, British Overseas TerritoryVisa not required; 30 days
Montserrat, British Overseas TerritoryVisa not required; 6 months
Cook Islands, Island country near New ZealandVisa not required; 31 days
Pitcairn Islands, British Overseas TerritoryVisa not required; 14 days visa free and landing fee 35 USD or tax of 5 USD if not going ashore.


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Note: The article was updated from 30 countries that offer Visa on arrival for Indians to 62 countries to provide a deeper insight to Indian travellers for planning their international trips. 

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