VISA

Visitors require Visa

Indian, Bangladeshis and Maldivian nationals can obtain a visa at the port of entry on producing a valid passport with a minimum of 6 month validity (Indian nationals may also use their Voters Identity Card (VIC)).

Bhutan has unique system for allowing you to enter the country. All visitors travelling to Bhutan are required to obtain a visa and it is processed and arranged by the local tour operators. No foreign mission grants Bhutan tourist visa. All other tourists must obtain a visa clearance prior to travel to Bhutan. Visas are processed through an online system by licensed Bhutanese tour operator, directly or through a foreign travel agent.

You are required to send the photo-page of your passport to local tour operator who will then apply for your visa. The visa will be processed by the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) once the full payment of your holiday (including a USD $40 visa fee) has been wire transferred and received in the Tourism Council Bhutan bank account (TCB-ACC). Once received the visa clearance will be processed within 72 working hours.

At your point of entry you will be required to show your visa clearance letter, the visa will then be stamped into your passport.