Stamped Visa – These are for those countries who stamp the visa on the passport and to get the visa processed applicant is required to submit the passport. Since the applicant is required to submit the passport applicant can start the visa processing 90 days before the travel date.
In this visa, the passport is submitted and the documents required and processing time of the visa will be more. The normal processing time for the visa will be 15 -17 days.
E-Visa – As the name says its an electronic visa wherein the visa will be generated on paper and not on the passport and the applicant is not required to submit the passport. With this visa, documents required are less and the processing time is faster. The normal processing time for the visa is 4 – 5 working days
Despite applicants receiving e-visa, Singapore visa applicants are required to submit the Passport, and processing time of the visa for Australia and New Zealand is longer compared to other countries i.e of 18 -25 days and 35 -40 days respectively.
Visa-on-arrival – Visa-on-arrival (VOA)means the applicant is not required to get the visa processed in their home country instead they get the visa stamped on arrival at the respective country airport. Some countries charge for VOA such as Thailand & Vietnam whereas some countries do not charge for VOA i.e Iran& Armenia.
Since there is no submission of Passport or any kind of documents you can travel hassle-free keeping aside the worries of collection & submission of the documents. You can simply pack your bags and travel. Applicants holding a valid US visa is allowed to take the VOA in UAE.
Visa-free entry – Name itself describes that these countries don’t ask the Indian Citizens for the visa and can simply enter the respective country without any type of visa.
Like VOA for visa-free countries, you can plan the travel, pack your bags, and off to your loving destination. Bhutan, Dominica, Indonesia, Jamaica are few countries that don’t ask for a visa.
Freedom-of-Movement – Freedom-of-movement for the Indian citizens is allowed in Bhutan & Nepal wherein the applicants can use their Passport or Voter ID to enter by air & land.