All travellers/tourists to Bhutan must obtain Bhutan visa prior to their travel to Bhutan. Authentic Bhutan Tours will process your Visa to Bhutan through an online system (Tashel Online System). We need the scanned copy of your passport that you will be carrying while traveling to Bhutan for online visa application.
Once you make contact with us, we will process your visa including other arrangements for your visit to Bhutan like hotels, Airline (Druk Air + Bhutan Airline)
The Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) will process the Bhutan visa once the full payment of your holiday (including a USD $40 visa fee) is received in the TCB bank account. No foreign missions or embassies abroad sanction Bhutan tourist visa. Once received the visa clearance will be processed within 72 working hours. Once the visa is approved the soft copy of your visa will be emailed. At your point of entry you will be required to show your visa clearance letter, the visa will then be stamped into your passport.
For the nationalists of India, Bangladesh and Maldives, their visa can be obtained at the port of entry on producing valid passport with a minimum of 6months validity. (Indian nationals may also use their Voters Identity Card (VIC).
- Visa can be extended even after your arrival to Bhutan upon the payment of Nu. 1000 and your daily tour payment.
- You will be fined Nu.9000 if you bring the different passport than the approved visa clearance passport.
- The passport should have minimum of 6months validity.