Countries Indians Can Visit on a UK Visa

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Countries Indians Can Visit on a UK Visa

Getting hold of a UK Visa is a hassle but once you get it, it comes with an entry pass to a lot of countries. The UK Visa gives Indians entry to a lot of countries across the European continent as well as the American continents. Indians may not be aware of the countries they can visit with a UK visa so we have curated a list of countries that you can now visit on a UK Tourist Visa. You can easily travel to these countries and there's no one to object.

Here is the list of 28 Countries Indians Can Visit on a UK Visa

1. Dominican Republic

One of the most visited countries in the Carribean, Dominican Republic is a diverse destination. If you are looking for a perfect tropical vacation, this is just the place for you. It houses lush green landscapes, exciting watersports, historical museums and even great shopping destinations. It upholds a vibrant blend of culture which reflects in their cultural festivals every year. The nightlife is also very vibrant and happening. It has all that you want in a vacation spot.

Type of Visa Permitted: Single Entry Visa
Visa Validity: The Visa is valid for 30 days but it can be extended to either 60 or 90 days by paying an extra fee.
Other Terms and Conditions: A copy of your entry stamp and proof of onward or return travel at all times, so that you can produce them if you’re asked to do so by the authorities.
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 720 (included in the flight fees) 

2. Taiwan - The Charming Land of History & Architecture

Taiwan is a little island that lies towards the east of China. To its northeast lies Japan and the Philippines are towards the south. Taiwan is very well-known for urban cities such as Taipei, its capital as well as hot springs resorts and beautiful Chinese temples. The nation also boasts of some beautiful landscapes. Cycling along the highway with the Pacific ocean on one side of you is just one of the ways in which you can bask in Taiwan's beauty.
Types of Visa Permitted: Single Entry Visa
Visa Validity: 30 Days
Other Terms and Conditions: Citizen holding a valid UK Visa issued by the United Kingdom can enter Taiwan but the Visa that has expired less than 10 years prior to the date of arrival in Taiwan.

3. Turks and Caicos Islands

The Turks and Caicos Islands is a little, archipelago country found south of the Bahamas. It houses some spectacular beaches, pristine marine environment, luxurious resorts, warm and hospitable locals, and delectable food. This British Overseas Territory has something in store for everyone. You can experience some of the most excellent diving and snorkelling activities in the world here. It is a hidden gem in the world.
Types of Visa Permitted: Multiple Entry Visa
Visa Validity: 6 months validity
Other Terms and Conditions: There is an exemption available for UK tourist Visa. Otherwise Applicant is required to be present when applying for a visa and there are total 9 documents required and passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of entry into Turks and Caicos.
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 4,322

4. Serbia

Serbia is a land of peace and conflict. On the one hand, it offers some of the best and most serene monasteries, and on the other, it has the craziest nightlife. It is a land of festivals as there is some festival being celebrated all around the year. Serbia is a haven for meat lovers as they serve some finger-licking meat delicacies. It is all in all a beautiful and exciting destination to visit.
Types of Visa Permitted: Single Entry Visa
Visa Validity: 30 Days
Other Terms and Conditions: The Government of the Republic of Serbia has announced visa exemption for Indian nationals. Indians can enter, transit through and stay in Serbia without a visa, during a period not exceeding 30 days from the date of entry, within a period of one year.

5. Bahamas, Bahamas - An Ocean of Gorgeous Landscapes

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Known For : Grand Bahamas Paradise Island Bimini Island

The Bahamas offers over 700 islands waiting for visitors to explore. It is considered to be one of the most popular tourist destination in the Caribbean. This Paradise of beaches is located 50 miles off the east coast of Florida and is heaven for beach lovers. The Bahamas provides the quintessential island experience, gorgeous beaches and numerous tours and activities. The breathtaking scenery and pleasant weather are one of the few reasons to plan a vacation to the Bahamas. One of the perks of visiting the Bahamas is you get to interact with the marine life, and that is once in a lifetime experience. No matter what your interests are, you will love the stay in the Bahamas.
Types of Visa Permitted: Multiple Entry Visa 
Visa Validity: 90 days
Other Terms and Conditions: Citizen holding a valid entry UK Visa issued by the United Kingdom for a maximum of 3 months only can enter  Bahamas without a special visa, and should be holding a valid passport for 6 months. 
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 1803

Best Time: Anytime except the month of September

6. Panama - Discover the shrouded beauty

Panama is a nation in Central America, sharing its borders with the Caribbean Sea, North Pacific Ocean, Colombia to the Southeast side, Costa Rica to the Northwest side. Panama offers a plethora of options for tourists. Visitors can experience oceanic views, rainforests, mountains, old towns, adventurous activities and also learn about its rich culture. It is also home to a large US expat community.
Types of Visa Permitted: Multiple Entry Visa 
Visa Validity: 180 days
Other Terms and Conditions: Citizen holding a valid entry UK Visa issued by the United Kingdom don't need an exclusive visa and can enter Panama but one needs to be holding a valid passport for 6 months The passport should have a minimum of two adjacent blank pages for visa stamp. 
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 2885

7. Cayman Islands

The birthplace of recreational diving, Cayman Islands is a place that gives you unforgettable memories. Not just underwater diving but it is also known for other sports like Snorkelling, sailing, paddleboarding, kayaking and kitesurfing. The place has excellent weather all year, so it's a perfect vacation spot. It is also known as the culinary capital of the Carribean islands. The island is known for its tranquillity and natural beauty. It serves as a great tourist holiday destination.
Types of Visa Permitted: Multiple Entry Visa
Visa Validity: 6 months validity
Other Terms and Conditions: Applicant is required to be present when applying for a visa and there are total 9 documents required.
Tourist Entry Tax: there is an exemption available for UK tourist Visa.

8. Belarus

Belarus is a country filled with exciting history and hipster places. It was initially a very closed country and not so welcoming to tourists. But in recent years it has evolved and developed for the tourists. Belarus. It has a lot of heritage structures to explore and a lot of art for the aficionados. This is one of the best destinations acclaimed to visit in recent years.
Types of Visa Permitted: Single Entry Visa 
Visa Validity: 30 days
Other Terms and Conditions: Citizens of India visiting Belarus do not require a visa as long as they hold a valid visa or permanent resident status in the United Kingdom and vacation here for a time of 30 days. One needs a valid passport with 6 months of remaining validity
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 1,983

9. Turkey - A Land of Culture with Modern Twist

Settled on the border of Asia and Europe, Turkey is an archive of Islamic Middle East impact and the influence of Christian European West. Turkey at present represents a modern and westernised culture that exists along with its more exotic and esoteric side hidden from outside world. Explore the dual sides of the country with the natural panoramic landscape, historic places, fertile valleys, huge mountain ranges, rugged coastline and quaint villages. The capital city of Istanbul is the heartbeat of the country buzzing with cafes, bustling bazaars, aroma of spices, enchanting belly dancers, nightclubs and hammams.
Types of Visa Permitted: Single Entry Visa
Visa Validity: 180 Days
Other Terms and Conditions:Indian passport holders who have valid visa or residence permit from the UK will be eligible for Turkish e-visa, otherwise you can apply for a sticker visa. You have to fill out an online form to proceed.
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 3,940

10. Bermuda

Pristine and pink sand beaches and adventurous activities are what Bermuda is all about. You will get a very warm welcome by the islanders here and the hotels are all modern stays. They ace in hospitality and tourism. Bermuda has some of the best alcohol and it transports you to the U.K. through Flanagan's Irish Pub. If you're a golf enthusiast, Bermuda houses the best golf fields with perfectly placed holes.
Types of Visa Permitted: Multiple-entry Visa 
Visa Validity: 6 months validity
Other Terms and Conditions: You need a passport validity for a minimum of 45 days and if you are a tourist transiting through the UK to Bermuda and require an MRV, you need to apply for a UK Direct Airside Transit Visa (DATV) which is usually issued for 6 months.
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 2,522

11. British Virgin Islands - The Gem of Caribbean

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Known For : The Baths Rhone Marine Park (Salt Island) Fallen Jerusalem National Park

An overseas territory of Britain, British Virgin Islands is nothing but beautiful and an enchanting place to be. With still a major chunk of the islands untouched, this archipelago features all the gorgeous things from rolling green hills, verdant mountainous landscape, reef-lined sparkling beaches and popular shipwrecks.
Types of Visa Permitted: Multiple Entry Visa 
Visa Validity: 31 days
Other Terms and Conditions: Citizen holding a valid entry UK Visa issued by the United Kingdom can go without an exclusive visa and it is not necessary to be holding a valid passport for 6 months. 
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 721

Best Time: December to April

12. Mexico - Cradle of civilizations

Mexico is a land of great cultural, ethnic and geographical diversity. Be it hiking in the rugged desert landscaped in the North or basking in the lush green tropical settings, the country has it all. From the historic ruins of the Mayans and Aztec in Chichn Itz and Teotihuacn to the beautifully preserved colonial cities of Puebla and Campeche, the country never ceases to amaze its visitors which flock from all over the world.
Types of Visa Permitted: Multiple Entry Visa
Visa Validity: 3 months validity
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 2,017

13. Georgia

Georgia is known for its magnificent cave destinations, mountain villages, beautiful churches, ancient museums and also for being the birthplace of wine. The scenic views will make you fall in love with Georgia, and there is nothing better if you love wine, then it's a paradise for you! The Georgians are congenial people and treat guests as sacred.
Types of Visa Permitted: Multiple Entry Visa
Visa Validity: 90 Days
Other Terms and Conditions: Indian Citizens, Who hold Valid UK Visa or VALID Residence Permit, can visit Georgia and stay during 90 days in any 180 day period of the year.
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 1,488

14. Bosnia and Herzegovina

A vibrant capital with serene nature spots, Bosnia and Herzegovina is a hidden gem of the world. It is full of historic towns. It has regional and ethnic diversities, and you will find a variety of Cathedrals and mosques. I'd you're a coffee freak, you must try your hands on Bosnia's coffee culture. The food too is exotic here. Plus it is one of the cheapest destinations in the world.
Types of Visa Permitted: Multiple Entry Visa 
Visa Validity: 90 days
Other Terms and Conditions: Citizens of India visiting Bosnia and Herzegovina do not require a visa as long as they hold a valid visa or permanent resident status in the  United Kingdom and vacation here for a time of 30 days. One needs a valid passport with three months of remaining validity
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 4,522

15. Albania

Albania is a destination where you experience nature at its best and the most untouched part of the Mediterranean. It has quaint locations that will transport you to the olden times. The Albanian Alps are a sight to behold. Albania has some of the world's best UNESCO heritage sights. It is a unique country which does not burn a hole in your pocket.
Types of Visa Permitted: Multiple Entry Visa
Visa Validity: 90 Days
Other Terms and Conditions: Citizen holding a valid UK Visa can enter Albania but the Visa must have been used at least once before arrival.

16. Montenegro

A paradise of natural and man-made wonders, Montenegro is a beautiful destination to visit. The place. It has mountainous regions, Canyons, beautiful Monasteries to visit and lakes. The destination is a very picturesque one with great attractions.
Types of Visa Permitted: Single Entry Visa
Visa Validity: 30 Days
Other Terms and Conditions: Citizens holding a valid visa of UK  may enter and stay, or pass through the territory of Montenegro up to 30 days, and not longer than the expiry of visa, if the period of validity of the visa is less than 30 days.
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 1,960

17. Aruba

Aruba makes for a plus island holiday with your family bearing pleasant and cool climate all round the year. It is one of the best destinations of the Carribean islands with crystal clear waters and great adventure sports. The gorgeous beaches, the splendid food choices and some striking art galleries make you want to come back for more. Aruba will not let you depart until you dance to its rhythmic tunes and merge with its culture in full spirit.
Types of Visa Permitted: Single Entry Visa 
Visa Validity: 30 days
Other Terms and Conditions: Citizen holding a valid entry UK Visa issued by the United Kingdom don't need an exclusive visa but should be holding a valid passport for 6 months. 
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 2,596

18. Singapore - The Quintessential Cosmopolitan

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Known For : Gardens by the Bay Sentosa Island Marina Bay Sands

Best described as a microcosm of modern Asia, Singapore is a melting pot of culture and history, and an extravaganza of culinary delights. Officially known as the Republic of Singapore, it is both a city and a country located in Southeast Asia. One of Asia's most visited destinations, Singapore is best described as an amalgam of a fast-paced life and an off-the-back-street inheritance.
Types of Visa Permitted: Single Entry Visa 
Visa validity: 30 days
Other Terms and Conditions: Citizen holding a valid entry UK Visa issued by the United Kingdom can enter Singapore but one needs to be holding a valid passport for 6 months.  
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 5,199

Best Time: January to November

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19. Oman - Gateway to Charming Arab World

Oman is an Arab country located on the southeastern coast of Arabian Peninsula. Though there is no diversity in religion here, you will find a variety of tranquil landscapes and sceneries. The beauty of beaches, the history and intricate designs of forts, the lush green mountains, unique wildlife and endless deserts will give you a shot in the arm. You will find local bazaars or souks thrust with handicrafts and the most famous item of Oman-frankincense. Cleanliness along with strict laws will blow away your mind. Kind-hearted, helpful and law-abiding people adds up to make this country a must-visit place.
Types of Visa Permitted: Multiple Entry Visa 
Visa Validity: 30 days
Other Terms and Conditions: Citizen holding a valid entry UK Visa issued by the United Kingdom can enter Oman, valid passport for 6 months, confirmed hotel reservation. 
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 3,739

20. Ireland - The mythical island of Europe

Located in the northwestern Europe, the island of Ireland is famous for its ancient rocks and great legends. Apart from the natural beauty of the beaches, lakes, mountains and limestone deserts, the country is also known for its numerous festivals. It is also known as the Emerald Isle as it is rich is poetry, prose, painting as well as tourist literature. With proper warmth and hospitality, Ireland is very popular among the tourists.
Types of Visa Permitted: Single Entry Visa
Visa Validity: 6 Months validity
Other Terms and Conditions: Citizens using a UK Visa, from an all standard visitor categories is applicable where the maximum period for a single visit is six months. They should be Permitted Paid Engagement visas.
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 2,270

21. Cuba

Cuba is all about vintage cars, classic cigars and world-class entertainment. It's an all in one destination wherein you will enjoy the serenity of beaches and the crazy nightlife. Cubans will make you dance to their tunes and peppy music and appreciate you with garlands after seeing your moves. Cuba is incomplete without mentioning the delicious food it spins for its tourists. There is no place like Cuba.
Types of Visa Permitted: Single Entry Visa 
Visa Validity: 30 days
Other Terms and Conditions: Citizens of India visiting Cuba do not require a Anguilla visa as long as they hold a valid visa or permanent resident status in the  United Kingdom and vacation here for a time of 30 days. One needs a valid passport with 6 months of remaining validity
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 1,824

22. Gibraltar

Gibraltar is the only European destination where you can hang out with macaques. It's a picturesque destination with a lot of tunnels. It offers a cultural blend of two countries – Morocco and Spain. The place has unique pints of ale, food and adventures. If you have a fascination for fantasy, Gibraltar is a must-visit. The pleasant weather all year makes it a good vacation spot in your own leisure time.
Types of Visa Permitted: Multiple Entry Visa 
Visa Validity: 180 days
Other Terms and Conditions: A general rule states that those persons who require a visa for entry into the United Kingdom will also require a separate visa for entry to Gibraltar. One needs a valid passport with 6 months of remaining validity.

23. Anguilla

The most chill islands of the Carribean is Anguilla. It houses the most pristine beaches and a laid-back atmosphere. You can literally unwind and enjoy your leisure time without being hesitant of what the locals think. You can indulge in some traditional sailing or water sports. It is also known as the land of unique cocktails wherein unconventional mixes are presented to you. It is undoubtedly a great vacationing spot.
Types of Visa Permitted: Single Entry Visa 
Visa Validity: 30 days
Other Terms and Conditions: Citizens of India visiting Anguilla do not require a Anguilla visa as long as they hold a valid visa or permanent resident status in the  United Kingdom. One needs a valid passport with 6 months of remaining validity. 
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 1,439

24. Philippines - Gateway to hidden beaches and exotic islands

The Philippines is a nation studded with a myriad of islands in south-east Asia. It is home to many fantastic beaches, coral reefs and churches. It is also a very popular tourist destination offering plenty of options for tourists regarding nature, wildlife, adventure, entertainment and nightlife. The people are very warm and affable, and they will not hesitate to go an extra mile to see a smile on your face.
Types of Visa Permitted: Multiple Entry Visa
Visa Validity: 30 Days
Other Terms and Conditions: Citizen holding a valid UK Visa can enter Philippines but the Visa must be a long term one used at least once before arrival.
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 4,599

25. Qatar - Royalty Redefined

In just forty years, this Gulf state has grown from one of the poorest countries in the Gulf to the richest in the world. Mainly functioning on oil and natural gas revenue, Qatar is developing at breakneck speed, and everything from universities to shopping malls, 5-star hotels to football stadiums (in preparation for the 2022 World Cup) are springing up along the desert floor.
Types of Visa Permitted: Multiple Entry Visa 
Visa Validity: 60 days
Other Terms and Conditions: Citizen holding a valid UK Visa issued by the United Kingdom, can enter Qatar and need a valid passport for 6 months, hotel reservation.

26. Antigua and Barbuda

Scenic beaches, historical attractions, delectable local food and adventure sports is what makes Antigua and Barbuda a tourist hub. There are some of the best water sports in the world here as well as one of the most thrilling Ziplining activities. In Antigua, you will thoroughly enjoy the vibrant and exciting carnivals which run all across the year. There are as many as 356 beaches for you to unwind. The food is sure to satiate your seafood pangs.
Types of Visa Permitted: Single Entry Visa 
Visa Validity: 30 days
Other Terms and Conditions: there is an option of a Visa free stay only for a maximum stay of 30 days for valid visa holders or residents UK. 
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 2,015

27. Peru - The Land of Mystical Rainforests & Breathtaking Beauty

Peru is a counry in South America. More than anything else, it's known for its lush Amazon rainforests as well as the ancient city of Machu Pichu. The country offers a lot of trekking opportunities for adrenaline junkies or those who wish to revel in the beauty of nature. Peru is also known for its variety of festivals that are celebrated with a lot of pomp and joy and which can last for days. The population is culturally diverse, just like the landscapes.
Types of Visa Permitted: Single Entry Visa 
Visa Validity: 183 days
Other Terms and Conditions: Citizen holding a valid entry UK Visa issued by the United Kingdom can enter Peru and don't need an exclusive visa but one needs to be holding a valid passport for 6 months.

28. Macedonia

Visiting Macedonia is a treat to visit. It has magnificent heritage, hospitable crowd and great wine. The only problem you might face in the country is that people are raging smokers and they smoke everywhere. Macedonia is pregnant in natural resources. So you can unwind amidst the serene greenery around. Vacationing here will not burn a hole in your pocket.
Types of Visa Permitted: Single Entry Visa 
Visa Validity: 30 days
Other Terms and Conditions: Citizens of India visiting Macedonia do not require a visa as long as they hold a valid visa or permanent resident status in the United Kingdom and vacation here for a time of 30 days. One needs a valid passport with three months of remaining validity.
Tourist Entry Tax: INR 5,553

These countries look like a fun time for us all. The hassle-free entry is tempting enough to go check out these countries that Indians can visit on a UK Visa!

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