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Visa Free Countries: A Useful Guide for Nomads

Are you planning to travel but don’t have enough time to make an application and get a visa? This is not a big deal as many countries offer visa free travel for various passport holders.

You’ve come to the right place for a hassle-free travel arrangement. In this article, we’ll cover the following:

…and a lot more. Let’s plan your journey!

What Is Visa Free Travel?

Imagine a journey where you just pack your bags and set sail for new adventures without worrying about all the painful formalities related to acquiring a visa on your passport. Now, that’s what we call visa free travel. You will still need to carry your passport along, but you won’t need to gather the necessary documentation, apply to the consulate, or effect any visa payment.

Canadian Passport Visa Free Countries 

If you have a Canadian passport, then you won’t need to worry about securing a visa for the countries listed below. Here is the list of countries without visa requirements:

CONTINENT

COUNTRY

VISA TYPE

Europe

Albania

visa free

Europe

Andorra

visa free

North America

Anguilla

visa free

North America

Antigua and Barbuda

visa free

South America

Argentina

visa free

Europe

Austria

visa free

Oceania

Australia

visa free (Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) application needed before travel)

Asia

Bahrain

visa on arrival

Asia

Bangladesh

visa on arrival

North America

Barbados

visa free

Europe

Belarus

visa free (only through Minsk Int’l Airport)

Europe

Belgium

visa free

North America

Belize

visa free

South America

Bolivia

visa free

Europe

Bosnia and Herzegovina

visa free

Africa

Botswana

visa free

South America

Brazil

visa free

Asia

Brunei

visa free

Europe

Bulgaria

visa free

Africa

Burkina Faso

visa on arrival

Africa

Burundi

visa on arrival

Africa

Cape Verde

visa free (EASE registration needed before travel)

South America

Chile

visa free

South America

Colombia

visa free

Africa

Comoros

visa on arrival

North America

Costa Rica

visa free

Europe

Croatia

visa free

Europe

Cyprus

visa free

Europe

Czech Republic

visa free

Europe

Denmark

visa free

North America

Dominica

visa free

North America

Dominican Republic

visa free

Africa

Ecuador

visa free

Africa

Egypt

visa on arrival

Central America

El Salvador

visa free

Europe

Estonia

visa free

Africa

Eswatini

visa free

Africa

Ethiopia

visa on arrival

Oceania

Fiji

visa free

Europe

Finland

visa free

Europe

France

visa free

Africa

Gabon

visa on arrival

Africa

Gambia

visa free

Europe

Georgia

visa free

Europe

Germany

visa free

Europe

Greece

visa free

North America

Grenada

visa free

North America

Guatemala

visa free

Africa

Guinea-Bissau

visa on arrival

South America

Guyana

visa free

North America

Haiti

visa free

North America

Honduras

visa free

Asia

Hong Kong

visa free

Europe

Hungary

visa free

Europe

Iceland

visa free

Asia

Indonesia

visa on arrival

Asia

Iraq

visa on arrival

Europe

Ireland

visa free

Asia

Israel

visa free

Europe

Italy

visa free

North America

Jamaica

visa free

Asia

Jordan

visa on arrival

Asia

Kazakhstan

visa free

Oceania

Kiribati

visa free

Europe

Kosovo

visa free

Asia

Kyrgyzstan

visa free

Asia

Laos

visa on arrival

Europe

Latvia

visa free

Asia

Lebanon

visa-on arrival

Africa

Lesotho

visa free

Europe

Liechtenstein

visa free

Europe

Lithuania

visa free

Europe

Luxembourg

visa free

Africa

Madagaskar

visa on arrival

Africa

Malawi

visa on arrival

Asia

Malaysia

visa free

Asia

Maldives

visa on arrival

Europe

Malta

visa free

Africa

Mauritania

visa on arrival

Africa

Mauritius

visa free

North America

Mexico

visa free

Europe

Moldova

visa free

Europe

Monaco

visa free

Asia

Mongolia

visa free

Europe

Montenegro

visa free

Africa

Morocco

visa free

Africa

Mozambique

visa on arrival

Africa

Namibia

visa free

Asia

Nepal

visa on arrival

Europe

Netherlands

visa free

Oceania

New Zealand

visa free (Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) application needed before travel)

Central America

Nicaragua

visa free

Europe

North Macedonia

visa free

Europe

Norway

visa free

Middle East

Oman

visa on arrival

Oceania

Palau

visa on arrival

Middle East

Palestine

visa free

Central America

Panama

visa free

Oceania

Papua New Guinea

visa on arrival

South America

Paraguay

visa free

South America

Peru

visa free

Asia

Philippines

visa free

Europe

Poland

visa free

Europe

Portugal

visa free

Middle East

Qatar

visa free

Europe

Romania

visa free

Africa

Rwanda

visa on arrival

North America

Saint Kitts and Nevis

visa free

North America

Saint Lucia

visa free

Oceania

Samoa

visa on arrival

Europe

San Marino

visa free

Africa

Sao Tome and Principe

visa free

Middle East

Saudi Arabia

visa on arrival

Africa

Senegal

visa free

Europe

          Serbia

visa free

Africa

Sierra Leone

visa on arrival

Asia

Singapore

visa free

Europe

Slovakia

visa free

Europe

Slovenia

visa free

Oceania

Solomon Islands

visa on arrival

Africa

Somalia

visa on arrival

Africa

South Africa

visa free

Asia

South Korea

visa free (Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) application needed before travel)

Europe

Spain

visa free

Asia

Sri Lanka

visa free (Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) application needed before travel)

North America

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

visa free

Europe

Sweden

visa free

Europe

Switzerland

visa free

Asia

Tajikistan

visa free

Africa

Tanzania

visa on arrival

Asia

Thailand

visa free

Asia

Timor-Leste

visa on arrival

Africa

Togo

visa on arrival

North America

Trinidad and Tobago

visa free

Africa

Tunisia

visa free

Oceania

Tuvalu

visa on arrival

Europe

Ukraine

visa free

Middle East

UAE

visa on arrival

Europe

United Kingdom

visa free

North America

USA

visa free

South America

Uruguay

visa free

Asia

Uzbekistan

visa free

Oceania

Vanuatu

visa free

Europe

Vatican City

visa free

Africa

Zambia

visa on arrival

Africa

Zimbabwe

visa on arrival

Turkish Passport Visa Free Countries 

There are visa free countries in Europe and in various parts of the world for Turkish passport holders. Here’s a complete list of visa free countries for Turkish citizens with relevant details.

CONTINENT

COUNTRY

VISA TYPE

Europe

Albania

visa free

Europe

Andorra

visa free (only for general-purpose passport holders)

North America

Antigua and Barbuda

visa free

South America

Argentina

visa free

Asia

Armenia

visa on arrival (only for general-purpose passport holders)

Europe-Asia

Azerbaijan

visa on arrival (only by means of air transport – from Heydar Aliyev Baku Airport)

Asia

Bahrain

visa on arrival

North America

Barbados

visa free

Europe

Belarus-White Russia

visa free

North America

Belize

visa free

South America

Bolivia

visa free

Europe

Bosnia-Herzegovina

visa free

Africa

Botsvana

visa free

South America

Brazil

visa free

North America

British Virgin Islands

visa free

Asia

Brunei

visa free

Asia

Cambodia

visa on arrival

South America

Chile

visa free

South America

Colombia

visa free

Africa

Comoros

visa on arrival

North America

Costa Rica

visa free

North America

Dominica

visa free

North America

Dominican Republic

visa on arrival

Asia

East Timor

visa on arrival

South America

Ecuador

visa free

North America

El Salvador

visa free

Oceania

Fiji

visa free

Europe

Georgia

visa free

North America

Guatemala

visa free

North America

Haiti

visa on arrival

North America

Honduras

visa free

Asia

Hong Kong

visa free (requires passport validity of at least 6 months)

Asia

Indonesia

visa on arrival

Asia

Iraq

visa on arrival (only general-purpose passport holders)

Asia

Iran

visa free

North America

Jamaica

visa free

Asia

Japan

visa free

Asia

Jordan

visa free

Asia

Kazakhstan

visa free

Asia

Kyrgyzstan

visa free

Europe

Kosovo

visa free

Asia

Lebanon

visa free

Asia

Macau

visa free

Europe

Macedonia

visa free

Africa

Madagaskar

visa on arrival

Asia

Malaysia

visa free (only for general-purpose passport holders)

Asia

Maldives

visa free (only for general-purpose passport holders)

Africa

Mauritius

visa free

Europe

Moldova

visa free (only for general-purpose passport holders)

Asia

Mongolia

visa free

Europe

Montenegro

visa free

Africa

Morocco

visa free

North America

Nikaragua

visa free

Oceania

Niue

visa free

Asia

Uzbekistan

visa free

Oceania

Palau

visa free

Asia

Palestine

visa free

North America

Panama

visa free

South America

Paraguay

visa free

South America

Peru

visa free

Asia

Philippines

visa free

North America

Saint Kitts and Nevis

visa free

North America

Saint Lucia

visa free (only for general-purpose passport holders)

North America

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

visa free

Oceania

Samoa

visa on arrival

Africa

Sao Tome and Principe

visa free

Europe

Serbia

visa free

Asia

South Korea

visa free

Asia

Singapore

visa free

Asia

Sri Lanka

visa on arrival

Africa

Svaziland

visa free

Asia

Syria

visa free

Africa

Tanzania

visa on arrival

Asia

Taiwan

visa on arrival (2 passport photos need to be presented)

Asia

Thailand

visa free

North America

The Bahamas

visa free

Africa

The Republic of South Africa

visa on arrival

Africa

The Seychelles

visa free

Europe

The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

visa free

Africa

Togo

visa on arrival (both at the airport and the bordergate)

Oceania

Tonga

visa on arrival

North America

Trinidad and Tobago

visa free

Africa

Tunisia

visa free

North America

Turks and Caicos  Islands

visa free

Oceania

Tuvalu

visa free

Europe

Ukraine

visa free

Asia

Umman

visa on arrival

South America

Uruguay

visa free

Oceania

Vanuatu

visa free

South America

Venezuela

visa free (only for general-purpose passport holders)

Africa

Zambia

visa on arrival

Pakistani Passport Visa Free Countries 

Now let’s move our focus to Southern Asia. The below table provides a quick overview of the countries that don’t require visa for Pakistani passport holders

CONTINENT

COUNTRY

VISA TYPE

South America

Bolivia

visa on arrival

Africa

Burundi

visa on arrival

Africa

Cape Verde

visa on arrival (EASE registration needed before travel)

Africa

Comoros

visa on arrival

North America

Dominica

visa free

Africa

Gambia

visa free

Africa

Guinea-Bissau

visa on arrival

North America

Haiti

visa free

Africa

Madagaskar

visa on arrival

Asia

Maldives

visa on arrival

Africa

Mauritania

visa on arrival

Asia

Nepal

visa on arrival

Oceania

Palau

visa on arrival

Middle East

Qatar

visa on arrival

Africa

Rwanda

visa on arrival

Oceania

Samoa

visa on arrival

Africa

Sierra Leone

visa on arrival

Africa

Somalia

visa on arrival

North America

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

visa free

South America

Suriname

visa free

Asia

Timor-Leste

visa on arrival

Africa

Togo

visa on arrival

North America

Trinidad and Tobago

visa free

Oceania

Tuvalu

visa on arrival

Russian Passport Visa Free Countries

If you are a holder of a Russian passport, then you would definitely want to check out the list below for visa free countries in the world that you can easily travel to.

CONTINENT

COUNTRY

VISA TYPE

North America

Antigua and Barbuda

visa free

South America

Argentina

visa free

Asia

Armenia

visa free

Asia

Azerbaijan

visa free

North America

Bahamas

visa free

Asia

Bahrain

visa on arrival

Asia

Bangladesh

visa on arrival

North America

Barbados

visa free

Europe

Belarus

visa free

South America

Bolivia

visa free

Europe

Bosnia and Herzegovina

visa free

Africa

Botswana

visa free

South America

Brazil

visa free

Asia

Brunei

visa free

Africa

Burundi

visa on arrival

Africa

Cape Verde

visa free

South America

Chile

visa free

South America

Colombia

visa free

Africa

Comoros

visa on arrival

North America

Costa Rica

visa free

North America

Cuba

visa free

North America

Dominica

visa free

North America

Dominican Republic

visa free

Africa

Ecuador

visa free

Africa

Egypt

visa on arrival

Central America

El Salvador

visa free

Africa

Eswatini

visa free

Africa

Ethiopia

visa on arrival

Oceania

Fiji

visa free

Africa

Gabon

visa on arrival

Africa

Gambia

visa free

Europe

Georgia

visa free

North America

Grenada

visa free

North America

Guatemala

visa free

Africa

Guinea-Bissau

visa on arrival

South America

Guyana

visa free

North America

Haiti

visa free

North America

Honduras

visa free

Asia

Hong Kong

visa free

Asia

Indonesia

visa on arrival

Asia

Iraq

visa on arrival

Middle East

Israel

visa free

North America

Jamaica

visa free

Middle East

Jordan

visa on arrival

Asia

Kazakhstan

visa free

Asia

Kyrgyzstan

visa free

Asia

Laos

visa free

Middle East

Lebanon

visa on arrival

Africa

Madagascar

visa on arrival

Asia

Malaysia

visa free

Asia

Maldives

visa free

Africa

Mauritania

visa on arrival

Africa

Mauritius

visa free

Europe

Moldova

visa free

Asia

Mongolia

visa free

Europe

Montenegro

visa free

Africa

Morocco

visa free

Africa

Mozambique

visa on arrival

Africa

Namibia

visa free

Oceania

Nauru

visa on arrival

Asia

Nepal

visa on arrival

Central America

Nicaragua

visa free

Middle East

Oman

visa on arrival

Oceania

Palau

visa free

Middle East

Palestine

visa free

Central America

Panama

visa free

South America

Paraguay

visa free

South America

Peru

visa free

Asia

Philippines

visa free

Middle East

Qatar

visa free

Africa

Rwanda

visa on arrival

North America

Saint Kitts and Nevis

visa free

North America

Saint Lucia

visa free

Oceania

Samoa

visa free

Africa

Sao Tome and Principe

visa free

Middle East

Saudi Arabia

visa on arrival

Europe

Serbia

visa free

Africa

Sierra Leone

visa on arrival

Africa

Somalia

visa on arrival

Africa

South Africa

visa free

Asia

South Korea

visa free (Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) application needed before travel)

Asia

Sri Lanka

visa free (Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) application needed before travel)

North America

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

visa free

      South America

Suriname

visa free

Asia

Tajikistan

visa free

Africa

Tanzania

visa on arrival

Asia

Thailand

visa free

Asia

Timor-Leste

visa on arrival

Africa

Togo

visa on arrival

North America

Trinidad and Tobago

visa free

Africa

Tunisia

visa free

Europe

Turkey

visa free

Oceania

Tuvalu

visa on arrival

Middle East

UAE

visa free

South America

Uruguay

visa free

Asia

Uzbekistan

visa free

Oceania

Vanuatu

visa free

South America

Venezuela

visa free

Asia

Vietnam

visa free

Africa

Zambia

visa on arrival

Africa

Zimbabwe

visa on arrival

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is an e-visa application?

Some countries require e-Visa applications instead of putting a stamp on the traveler’s passport.

This means the traveler needs to register online to a database for visa application. Necessary documents are also submitted online.

Does the above list include countries that require an e-visa application?

No. Since visa application needs to be done before you travel, and takes some time before the final decision is made, e-Visa requiring countries are not included in the lists above.

Which are the countries that don’t need a visa for Schengen Area?

Following countries are allowed visa free access to Schengen Zone for up to 90 days (within every 180 days period):

Australia AlbaniaArgentina
Antigua and BarbudaAndorraBahamas
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBarbadosBrunei
BrazilCanadaColombia
Costa RicaChileDominica
El SalvadorGrenadaGuatemala
GeorgiaHondurasVatican City
IsraelJapanKiribati
MalaysiaMacedoniaMarshall Islands
MexicoMauritiusMicronesia
MontenegroMonacoMoldova
NicaraguaNew ZealandParaguay
PanamaPeruPalau
San MarinoSamoaSingapore
SerbiaSeychellesSouth Korea
Solomon IslandsSt. Kitts and NevisSt. Vincent and the Grenadines
St. LuciaTongaTimor-Leste
TuvaluTrinidad and TobagoUruguay
UkraineUnited States of AmericaUnited Arab Emirates
Venezuela Vanuatu 

Are there any Turkish passport visa free countries?

Yes, there are. Turkish passport holders are allowed to visit some European countries and many South American countries without a visa.

Can Canadians travel to EU countries without a visa?

Yes, EU countries are among the Canadian passport visa free countries.

Are Schengen countries among the British passport visa free countries?

Yes, British passport holders can travel to Schengen countries without a visa but their stay is limited to 90 days. For longer stays, they need to get residence permits.

Is United Stated among Japanese passport visa free countries?

Japan passport holders can travel to the US without a visa, thanks to visa waiver program which allows them to stay in the country for up to 90 days.

What are US passport visa free countries?

There are more than 125 visa free countries for US passport holders. Here is the list of American passport visa free countries.

Albania

Germany

Namibia

American Samoa

Gibraltar

Netherlands

Andorra

Greece

New Zealand

Anguilla

Greenland

Nicaragua

Antigua and Barbuda

Grenada

Northern Mariana Islands

Argentina

Guam

Norway

Armenia

Guatemala

Palau

Aruba

Guernsey

Palestine

Austria

Guyana

Panama

Bahamas

Haiti

Peru

Barbados

Honduras

Phu Quoc

Belarus

Hong Kong

Pitcairn Islands

Belgium

Hungary

Poland

Belize

Iceland

Portugal

Bermuda

Indonesia

Puerto Rico

Bonaire

Ireland

Romania

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Isle of Man

Sabah and Sarawak

Botswana

Israel

Saint Kitts and Nevis

British Virgin Islands

Italy

Saint Lucia

Brunei

Jamaica

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Bulgaria

Georgia

San Marino

Canada

Kazakhstan

Sao Tome and Principe

Cayman Islands

Kiribati

Senegal

Central African Republic

Kish Island

Serbia

Chile

South Korea

Singapore

Colombia

Kosovo

Sint Maarten

Cook Islands

Kyrgyzstan

Slovakia

Costa Rica

Latvia

Slovenia

Croatia

Lesotho

South Africa

Curacao

Lichtenstein

South Ossetia

Cyprus

Lithuania

Spain

Czech Republic

Luxembourg

Svalbard

Denmark

Macau

Swaziland

Dominica

North Macedonia

Sweden

Dominican Republic

Malaysia

Switzerland

Ecuador

Malta

Taiwan

El Salvador

Marshall Islands

Transnistria

Equatorial Guinea

Mayotte

Trinidad and Tobago

Estonia

Mauritius

Tunisia

Falkland Islands

Mexico

Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Faroe Islands

Micronesia

Turks and Caicos Islands

Fiji

Moldova

Ukraine

Finland

Monaco

United Kingdom

France

Mongolia

Uruguay

French Guiana

Montenegro

US Virgin islands

French Polynesia

Montserrat

Vanuatu

French West Indies

Morocco

Vatican City

Note that there are also countries where Americans can travel without passports.

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