Indian passport allows you to travel 51 countries without visa

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Global Passport Index
Global Passport Index

New Delhi : Indian passport ranked 75th in this year's Global Passport Index, which ranks the world’s passport by the ease at which their citizens can travel around the world.

Pakistan ranked 93 on the index with visa-free travel to just 26 countries, while China was up at 67, allowing citizens to travel to at least 60 nations without visa. 

Singapore became the first Asian country to steal the top rank with a high passport visa-free score of 159, that is, the citizens of Singapore can travel to 159 countries without a pre-departure visa.

Traditionally, the European countries reserve the top spot. Germany, this year, slumped to the second position with a score of 158. Sweden and South Korea came in at third with visa-free travel to 157 countries. 

The index, developed by Arton Capital, considers travel relations between 193 UN member nations and six territories.

51 countries Indians can travel to without visa: 

The 22 countries and territories offering visa-free trips to Indian passport holders are: Bhutan, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Grenada, Haiti, Indonesia, Jamaica,  Macau, Macedonia,  Mauritius, Micronesia,  Nepal, Palestinian Territories, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis,  Senegal, Serbia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Vanuatu.

The other 27 countries offering visa-on-arrival are: Bolivia,  Cambodia, Cape Verde, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Jordan, Kenya, Laos, Madagascar, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mauritania,  Mozambique, Palau, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Seychelles,   Suriname, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo,  Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine

The two regions where Indian tourists can enter with an electronic Travel Authorisation (eTA): Sri Lanka, Hong Kong