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Did you know that holding a valid US visa on your Indian passport opens up a world of visa-free travel to many countries across the globe? Destinations like Mexico, South Korea, Guatemala, Singapore, Taiwan and Aruba are just a few of the places you can explore hassle-free with your US tourist visa.

The Indian passport ranks 65th globally on the Passport Index and 82th on the Henley Passport Index, offering limited visa-free travel options for Indian citizens. However, having a valid US tourist visa significantly expands your travel possibilities.

Many countries recognise the stringent screening processes implemented by US authorities when issuing visas, which is why they allow travellers with a US visa to enter their borders with ease.

Visa-free countries for Indians with a US tourist visa:

North America

Mexico

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Indian passport holders can enter and stay in Mexico for up to 180 days on a valid US, UK, Canadian, Japanese, or Schengen visa.

Top destinations in Mexico: Mexico City, Cancun, Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Chichén Itzá, Oaxaca and Playa del Carmen.
Best time to visit Mexico: December to April

More details can be found here.

Bermuda (British Overseas Territory)

A multiple-entry visa from the US, UK, or Canada allows 90 days of visa-free travel in this British Overseas Territory (BOT).

Top destinations in Bermuda: Hamilton, St George, Sandys Parish, Somerset Village and St David’s Island.
Best time to visit Bermuda: May to October

More details can be found here.

Turks and Caicos Islands (British Overseas Territories)

Travellers with a visa from the UK, US, or Canada can stay in Turks and Caicos for up to three months (90 days) and enjoy a visa-free holiday.

Top destinations in the Turks and Caicos Islands: Big Ambergris Cay, Pine Cay, Grace Bay, Grace Bay, North Caicos, West Caicos and East Caicos.
Best time to visit Turks and Caicos Islands: February to May

More details can be found here.

Cayman Islands (British Overseas Territory)

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Indian, Jamaican, and Chinese nationals with US, UK, or Canadian visas can visit the Cayman Islands visa-free for 30 days.

Top destinations in the Cayman Islands: Grand Cayman, George Town, Little Cayman, Cayman Brac, Rum Point, West Bay, Bodden Town, East End and North Side.
Best time to visit the Cayman Islands: November to April

More details can be found here.

British Virgin Islands (British Overseas Territory)

Travellers with a US, UK or Canadian visa can enter the British Virgin Islands for up to six months.

Top destinations in the British Virgin Islands: Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke, Anegada, Road Town and Little Sisters.
Best time to visit the British Virgin Islands: April to November

More details can be found here.


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Central America

Belize

Those with a US or Schengen visa can stay in Belize for up to 30 days.

Top destinations in Belize: Ambergris Caye, Belize City, Belize Barrier Reef, Placencia, San Ignacio, Caye Caulker and Great Blue Hole.
Best time to visit Belize: December to April

More details can be found here.

Costa Rica

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Indian passport holders with a multiple-entry US or Canadian visa can enjoy visa-free access to Costa Rica for up to 30 days.

Top destinations in Costa Rica: San José, Tamarindo, La Fortuna, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Manuel Antonio National Park, Tortuguero National Park, Jaco, Nicoya Peninsula and Arenal Volcano.
Best time to visit Costa Rica: December to April

More details can be found here.

Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua

Indians holding a Schengen, UK, US or Canadian visa can travel to Guatemala visa-free. Being part of the CA-4 zone, visa-free access to Guatemala also grants travellers mobility to Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua.

Top destinations in Guatemala: Antigua, Tikal National Park, Lake Atitlán, Guatemala City, Semuc Champey Natural Monument, Quetzaltenango, Chichicastenango, Panajachel, Flores and Pacaya
Best time to visit Guatemala: November to April

Top destinations in Honduras: Roatán, Copan Ruinas, Utila, San Pedro Sula, La Ceiba, Lake Yojoa, Comayagua, Tela, Guanaja, Puerto Cortes, West Bay Beach, Cayos Cochinos and Parque El Picacho.
Best time to visit Honduras: December to April

Top destinations in El Salvador: San Salvador, Suchitoto, Santa Ana, Lago de Coatepeque, La Libertad, El Zonte, San Miguel, Joya de Ceren Archaeological Site, Cerro Verde National Park and Tazumal Archaeological Park.
Best time to visit El Salvador: December to March

Top destinations in Nicaragua: Managua, San Juan del Sur, Granada, León, Corn Islands, Masaya Volcano, Cerro Negro, Apoyo Lagoon Natural Reserve and Concepción.
Best time to visit Nicaragua: November and May

More details can be found here.

Panama

Passport holders with visas from the US, Canada, Australia, South Korea, Japan, the UK, and Singapore are eligible for visa exemption to enter Panama for 30 days.

Top destinations in Panama: Panama City, San Blas Islands, Boquete, Anton Valley, Coiba, Gatun Lake, Colon, Miraflores Locks, Panama Canal, Taboga Island, Parque Nacional Soberanía and Portobelo.
Best time to visit Panama: December to April

More details can be found here.


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Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, St Eustatius & St Maarten (Caribbean part of the Netherlands)

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Indian travellers with a US, UK, or Schengen visa can travel to these territories within the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Aruba visa-free entry: Up to 30 days at a time, not exceeding 180 days per year.
Top destinations in Aruba: Oranjestad, Palm Beach, Arikok National Park, Noord, San Nicolas, Savaneta and Paradera.
Best time to visit Aruba: December to April

Bonaire visa-free entry: Up to 90 days at a time, not exceeding 180 days per year.
Top destinations in Bonaire: Rincón, Klein Bonaire, Kralendijk, Washington-Slagbaai National Park and Lac Bay.
Best time to visit Bonaire: November to April

Curaçao visa-free entry: Up to 30 days at a time, not exceeding 180 days per year.
Top destinations in Curaçao: Willemstad, Otrobanda, Jan Thiel, Sint Willibrordus, Shete Boka National Park and Hato Caves.
Best time to visit Curaçao: January to April

Saba visa-free entry: Up to 90 days at a time, not exceeding 180 days per year.
Top destinations in Saba: Mount Scenery, Fort Bay, Well’s Bay, The Bottom and Windward Side.
Best time to visit Saba: December to April

Sint Eustatius visa-free entry: Up to 90 days at a time, not exceeding 180 days per year.
Top destinations in Sint Eustatius: Mount Mazinga, Quill National Park, Fort Oranje and Zeelandia Beach.
Best time to visit Sint Eustatius: December to April

Sint Maarten visa-free entry: Up to 30 days at a time, not more than 180 days per year.
Top destinations in Sint Maarten: Philipsburg, Simpson Bay, Cole Bay, Marigot, Orient Bay and Maho Beach.
Best time to visit Sint Maarten: December to April.

More details can be found here.

Anguilla (British Overseas Territory)

Travellers with a valid UK, US or Canadian visa can stay in Anguilla for up to 90 days.

Top destinations in Anguilla: The Valley, Blowing Point, Island Harbour, Shoal Bay Village and Sandy Ground.
Best time to visit Anguilla: May and August

More details can be found here.

Bahamas

Indian passport holders with visas from the US, UK, Canada or Schengen countries can enjoy a holiday in the Bahamas for up to 90 days.

Top destinations in the Bahamas: Nassau, Bimini, Freeport, Pig Beach, Green Turtle Cay, San Salvador Island, Great Guana Cay, Marsh Harbour and Little San Salvador Island.
Best time to visit the Bahamas: December to April

More details can be found here.

Dominican Republic

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Travellers with a valid visa from the US, Canada, UK or Schengen countries can enter the Dominican Republic for up to 30 days.

Top destinations in the Dominican Republic: Punta Cana, Santo Domingo, Puerto Plata, La Romana, Cabarete, Samana, Las Terrenas and Santiago de los Caballeros.
Best time to visit the Dominican Republic: November to April

More details can be found here.

South America

Peru

Travellers with a valid visa from the US, UK, Australia or Schengen countries can enjoy visa-free travel to Peru.

Top destinations in Peru: Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu, Arequipa, Colca Canyon, Nazca Lines, Puno, Ollantaytambo and Huacachina.
Best time to visit Peru: May to October

More details can be found here.


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Chile

Indian passport holders with a valid US visa enjoy a 90-day visa exemption for Chile.

Top destinations in Chile: Santiago, Easter Island, Valparaíso, Punta Arenas, San Pedro de Atacama, Chiloé Island, Puerto Natales, Pucón, Viña del Mar, Valley of the Moon, Cape Horn and Puerto Natales.
Best time to visit Chile: October to March

More details can be found here.

Colombia

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Indian travellers also enjoy exclusive visa-free access to Colombia for 180 days with a valid US or Schengen visa.

Top destinations in Colombia: Cartagena, Bogotá, Medellín, Santa Marta, Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona, Cali, Barranquilla, Salento and Rosario Islands.
Best time to visit Colombia: December to March

More details can be found here.

Europe

Montenegro

Visitors with a valid visa from Australia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Canada, New Zealand, Ireland, Romania, the US, or the UK can travel to Montenegro for up to 30 days.

Top destinations in Montenegro: Kotor, Budva, Podgorica, Durmitor National Park, Perast, Sveti Stefan, Tivat, Herceg Novi, Ulcinj and Lovćen.
Best time to visit Montenegro: May to October

More details can be found here.

Albania

Passport holders with multiple-entry visas from the US, UK or Schengen countries gain visa-free entry to Albania for 90 days within a 180-day period.

Top destinations in Albania: Tirana, Berat, Gjirokastër, Butrint, Shkodër, Apollonia, Sarandë, Lin, Përmet, Durrës, Vlorë, Kruje and Albanian Alps.
Best time to visit Albania: April to June and September to October

More details can be found here.


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Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Travellers with a multiple-entry visa from the US, EU member countries, and Schengen countries can visit this European country visa-free for 90 days in a 180-day period, with only 30 days of consecutive stay.

Top destinations in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Sarajevo, Mostar, Medjugorje, Banja Luka, Trebinje, Počitelj, Blagaj, Jajce, Travnik and Sutjeska National Park.
Best time to visit Bosnia and Herzegovina: June and September

More details can be found here.

Georgia

Georgia grants visa-free travel to passport holders with valid multiple-entry visas from the US and several other countries mentioned in their list for up to 90 days in any 180-day period.

Top destinations in Georgia: Mtskheta, Tbilisi, Vardazia, Uplistsikhe, Katskhi Pillar, Chiatura, Batumi, Ushguli, Svaneti, Omalo, Sighnaghi and Shatili Khevsureti.
Best time to visit Georgia: May to October

More details can be found here.

Serbia

Serbia, previously a visa-free destination for Indians, now requires travellers to have a valid US, UK, Schengen or any EU country’s visa for a visa-free stay of up to 90 days in a 180-day period.

Top destinations in Serbia: Belgrade, Novi Sad, Niš, Subotica, Zlatibor, Tara, Fruška Gora, Zemun, Sremski Karlovci and Kopaonik.
Best time to visit Serbia: March to May and September to October

More details can be found here.

Moldova

Moldova
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Indians and other shortlisted nationalities can travel to Moldova visa-free with a valid US, UK, EU, Schengen or Canadian visa for up to 90 days.

Top destinations in Moldova: Chișinău, Old Orhei, Tiraspol, Bălți, Soroca and Bender.
Best time to visit Moldova: May and August

More details can be found here.

North Macedonia

Travellers with a multiple-entry visa from the US, UK and Canada can stay in North Macedonia visa-free for 15 days at a time. This is a temporary update for 2024.

Top destinations in North Macedonia: Skopje, Ohrid, Bitola, Mavrovo, Struga, Galičica, Krushevo, Prilep, Tetovo and Šar Mountains.
Best time to visit North Macedonia: July to October

More details can be found here.

Asia

Philippines

Indians with a multiple-entry visa from the US, UK, Schengen countries, Japan, Australia, Canada, or Singapore can visit the Philippines visa-free for a maximum of 14 days, extendable to 21 days at the discretion of the Philippines Bureau of Immigration, with a departure ticket required to be eligible.

Top destinations in the Philippines: Manila, Boracay, El Nido, Cebu City, Chocolate Hills, Baguio, Coron, Puerto Princesa and Davao City.
Best time to visit the Philippines: December to February

More details can be found here.


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Taiwan

Taiwan
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Indians and five other nationals are eligible for visa-free travel to Taiwan with a ROC Travel Authorisation Certificate, provided they have a valid visa from the US, UK, Schengen/EU member countries, Australia, Japan, Canada, Korea, or New Zealand, granting 14 days of visa-free stay, valid for 90 days. Expired visas less than 10 years old can also be used for eligibility.

Top destinations in Taiwan: Taipei, Kaohsiung, Taroko National Park, Taichung, Sun Moon Lake, Tainan, Yangmingshan National Park, Hualien County and Keelung.
Best time to visit Taiwan: September to November

More details can be found here.

Singapore

Singapore offers Visa-Free Transit Facility (VFTF) for Indians travelling to the US, UK, Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, or New Zealand with a layover in the Lion City, allowing up to 96 hours in Singapore visa-free. The VTVF is granted at the discretion of the immigration office.

Top destinations in Singapore: Marina Bay Sands, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore Flyer, Cloud Forest and Sentosa Island.
Best time to visit Singapore: December to June

Also check – Applying For A Singapore Visa: Ultimate Guide For Indian Passport Holders

More details can be found here.

Kyrgyzstan

Indians enjoy visa-free travel to Kyrgyzstan for up to seven days and the right to re-enter after 21 days with a long-term visa from the US, UK and Schengen countries.

Top destinations in Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek, Issyk Kul, Osh, Karakol and Song-Kul.
Best time to visit Kyrgyzstan: July to August

More details can be found here.

South Korea

South Korea
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Indians with a confirmed flight within 30 days can travel to South Korea visa-free with a visa from the US, Canada, New Zealand, 32 European countries and Australia.

Top destinations in South Korea: Seoul, Busan, Jeju, Incheon, Gyeongju, Daegu, Jeonju, Suwon, Gwangju and Seoraksan National Park.
Best time to visit South Korea: April to June

More details can be found here.


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(The information in this article is accurate as of the date of publishing)

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Related: Passport Holders Of These Countries Can Enjoy Visa-Free Travel To The USA

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

– Can Indians travel to the UK without a visa?
No, Indians need a visa to enter the United Kingdom.

– Do Indians need visas for Dubai?
Yes, Indians do need a visa for Dubai as it is a part of the United Arab Emirates. However, Indians with a valid US visa are eligible for a visa on arrival for AED 100 (INR 2,250 approximately).

– Which European country is visa-free for Indians?
No European country is visa-free for Indians. Serbia used to be visa-free, but this changed in 2023.

– Is Qatar visa-free for Indians?
No, Indians need a visa for Qatar. However, they are eligible for a visa on arrival.






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Priyaja Bakshi

Priyaja Bakshi

Digital Writer – Growth, Travel

Priyaja took her love for reading to the next level by majoring in English and minoring in Journalism at Lady Shri Ram College For Women (DU). She is extremely curious about the world and wishes to visit all the countries once in her life. She identifies as a foodie and loves to spend her free time exploring different cuisine and curating new dishes. As a former Food Writer at NDTV, she can help you find the best places to eat in Delhi!

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