Life in Himalaya Tours & Treks

VISA FORMALITIES

Guaranteed Visa Issuance for our travellers



With the exception of visitors from India, Bangladesh and Maldives, all other visitors to Bhutan need a 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)).

All other tourists must obtain a visa clearance prior to travel to Bhutan. Visas are processed through an online system by your licensed Bhutanese tour operator, directly or through a foreign travel agent.

You are required to send the photo-page of your passport to your 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 TCB bank account. 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.

VISA FORMALITIES


  • Once you have confirmed the trip, we will send a final confirmation along with an invoice and ask for your scanned passport copy.
  • At the same time we will also request for a deposit payment in order for us to process your visa to Bhutan.
  • After transfering the required payment, you can mail the scanned passport copy to us.
  • Once your visa has been approved then we will send you through email which is an E visa.
  • We are also licenced ticketing agent which deals with booking, purchase and deliver the Druk Air tickets on your behalf upon your request.
  • The actual visa is stamped on the visitors passport on arrival at the port of entry.
  • Note: The Government will process the visa only on depositing the full tour payment.



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