According to the Henley Passport Index, an organization that ranks passports on the basis of international travel enjoyed by their holders, Pakistan’s passport ranks 109th – fourth worst in the world. If true, Pakistan’s passport is only better than passports of Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. This is bad news.
The good news is that despite this dismal ranking, holders of Pakistani passports can still travel to at least 30 countries visa free.
If you are interested in knowing the names of these countries, this blog is for you. Keep reading, as you’ll soon find out the list of countries you can visit without obtaining a visa along with a list of countries where you can get a visa on arrival.
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List of Visa Free Countries for Pakistani Nationals
Here is a table of countries where you can go without a visa or receive a visa on arrival.
|Country||Visa Free||Visa on Arrival|
|St.Vincent and the Grenadines||✅|
|Trinidad and Tobago||✅|
Is this list any good? Top Destinations you can Visit Visa-Free from Pakistan
Sure you can’t visit Europe and North America without a visa on your Pakistani passport, but the world is bigger than a handful of countries.
Did you know the U.S. News Travel ranked Seychelles, Madagascar and Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya as the top tourist destinations in Africa? You can visit these countries without first getting their visa – you can get a visa on arrival.
Similarly, with your Pakistani passport you can visit St. Vincent and the Grenadines in the Caribbean, another top tourist destination in the world. Here you don’t need a visa at all.
Qatar is another top-destination for many Pakistanis for a variety of reasons. And with a Pakistani passport in hand you can get a visa on arrival.
Nepal is one of the top destinations of adventures from around the world. In addition to climbing the world’s highest mountain, Everest, many visit this small Himalayan kingdom for its white water rafting. This is all in addition to Nepal’s rich history and a vibrant culture, which welcomes tourists from all over, including Pakistanis. You can enter Nepal without first obtaining a visa from its embassy in Islamabad. Your Pakistani passport will get you a visa on arrival in Nepal.
Another country where you can get a visa on arrival is Maldives. Home to pristine sandy beaches, a vibrant culture, stunning landmarks and smiling, welcoming faces, Maldives has been the top-destination of many honeymooners from Pakistan.
The long and short of this blog is that just because you have a Pakistani passport, it doesn’t mean the world’s doors are closed on you. Despite the ranking, your passport can still take you to many exciting places. To find out more about visas, their requirements and fees, you can call travel agents.
Let us know what you think of the credibility of international ranking agencies. Are they biased or fair?
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