INDIA, BHUTAN & NEPAL
Kolkata. Address :
Tivoli Court, 1A Ballygunj Circular Road, Kolkata (Near Beckbagan Bus Stop).
Visa And Other Details
Bhutanese Embassy in New Delhi, India
Chandra Gupta Marg
New Delhi 110 021
(+91) (11) 2688 9230
(+91) (11) 2688 9807 / 9
The Royal Bhutanese Embassy in New Delhi does not issue any visa or entry permit. Bhutanese visas are only issued by the Department of Immigration, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs in Bhutan.
With the exception of visitors from India, Bangladesh and Maldives, all other visitors to Bhutan require visas to be approved prior to the visit.
Nationals of India, Bangladesh and Maldives can obtain a visa at the port of entry on producing a valid passport with a minimum of 6 month validity. For Indian nationals, the entry permit will be issued upon producing Voters Identity Card (VIC) if they do not hold passports. Indian nationals who wish to drive their cars to Bhutan are required to obtain “Route Permit” from the Road Safety and Transport Authority office in Bhutan after obtaining the entry permit from the Department of Immigration.
For tourist:For other visitors, excluding nationals of India, Bangladesh and Maldives, visas are processed through an online system by licensed Bhutanese tour operator. You can find the list of tour operators at the website of the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB): http://www.tourism.gov.bt/plan/tour-operators
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.
For Business and working visas: visas have to be processed by the organizer/counterpart in Bhutan.
At your point of entry, you will be required to show your visa clearance letter, the visa will then be stamped on your passport.
This is to notify the general public that as per Immigration Rules and Regulations, 2015:
All immigration permits/cards/e-visa clearances are valid for entry and exit purposes, only within the specified validity period. Therefore, all are requested to check the permit/card/e-visa clearance validity and comply with the required entry and exit formalities.
All foreigners must enter and exit the kingdom through designated port of entry and exit. Further, agencies/individuals employing or inviting foreigners must ensure that the foreigner exits the country and their records are updated in the immigration system at every exit point.
All foreigners availing domestic flight services should obtain route permits from the Department of Immigration.
All foreigners intending to visit Bhutan are required to carry valid passports with a validity of a minimum of six months. For Indian nationals, they are required to carry either valid passports or Voter Identity Cards issued by the Election Commission of India. Only original passports and voter cards will be accepted. For children under eighteen years of age, original Birth Certificate will be accepted for entry and exit purposes provided he or she is accompanied by either of the parents.
The Department of Immigration highly solicits full support and cooperation of all concerned.
Issued in public interest by the Department of Immigration.
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