Travellers and wanderers in India can now relax a bit as there are new visa rules being revamped for Indian Passport holders. The visa rules for Indian passport holders have been eased off a bit, have a look:
1. You can now drive down to Myanmar without needing the special land permit to enter the country.
2. You no longer need an airport transit visa if you’re travelling through the international zone of any airport in France.
3. You can now get a month-long tourist visa on arrival in Oman after paying a certain amount (₹3,700). This only applies if you reside or hold an entry to the US, Canada, Australia, UK, Japan or Schengen states.
4. You can now get a single-entry e-visa to Uzbekistan for a period of 30 days. The application must be submitted three days before the date of your trip.
5. You can get a 72-hour transit visa for Kazakhstan for free.
6. UAE now grants a long-term, 10-year visa to investors and highly skilled professionals like specialists in science, medical, and research.
7. You can take a family holiday in Dubai between 15 July and 15 September without having to pay for visa fee for your kids. The accompanying dependents age should be below 18 years of age.
8. You can get a free transit visa for two days and extend it to four days if need be for 50 AED (₹930) if you’re transiting through Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
9. Getting a visa for Japan has been made easier too. You now only need your visa application form along with photo and papers to prove your financial capability for tourism and documents to prove your affiliation with certain enterprises for business purpose.
10. Israel has reduced its visa fee for Indian passport holders from ₹1,700 to ₹1,100 for the B2 visa category.
11. Zimbabwe now has visa on arrival for travellers in India.
12. Saudi Arabia now issues visas to tourists, including women aged 25 and above who would be visiting the country without a male chaperone.
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