Bhutan Visa and Passport Requirements
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A passport valid for six months is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
It’s worth noting that the Bhutan government has been know to refuse entry to those wishing to visit for mountaineering, publicity and other research activities.
Visas are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements.
You cannot purchase air tickets to Bhutan without visa clearance. Visas are only issued to tourists booked with a local licensed tour operator, or through a foreign travel agent; all applications are submitted through the tour operator. Visas are issued (stamped in passport) on arrival.
Types and Cost
Tourist: US$40. Tour operators build this into the cost of your trip.
Visas for Bhutan are initially granted for the duration of your arranged trip.
Apply through your tour operator.
Visas are usually processed within 72 hours.
Embassies and tourist offices
Royal Bhutanese Embassy in IndiaTelephone: (11) 2688 9230 or 9809.