Good News! Indian Passport Holders Can Now Travel To 60 Countries Without A Visa
New Delhi: Indian passport holders can now visit 60 countries around the world without obtaining a visa. Oman and Armenia are the latest countries added to the 2021 list which had 58 visa-free destinations for India.
Reportedly, India has improved its passport power, climbing seven places to rank in 83rd place compared to 90th position last year, according to the latest results from the Henley Passport Index.
Some of the countries where Indian passport holders can get Visa On Arrival (VOA) are Cook Islands, Fiji, Samoa, Iran, Armenia, Jordan, Albania, Serbia, Trinidad and Tobago, British Virgin Islands, Bhutan, Nepal, Thailand, Bolivia, Mauritius, and Ethiopia.
India has risen in the ranking by seven places due to visa access changes higher up on the index which has created new ties or places held jointly by other nations that rank above it.
The Henley Passport Index is a global ranking of all the world’s passports according to the number of destinations their holders can access without a prior visa.
The index is calculated based on data obtained from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), added reports.
It is to be noted that the countries on the top global ranking are Japan and Singapore that have visa-free access to 192 countries followed by Germany and South Korea that have access to 190 destinations. The countries at the bottom of the list are Afghanistan with visa-free access to 26 countries and Iraq with access to 28 destinations.