- Visa On Arrival
Visa Application Form (Required)
Visa Application Form filled and duly signed by the applicantView Document
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Incase Passport is not available anyone of the following documents will suffice:
- Photo identity card issued by the Government of India, or any State Government or Union Territory Administration in India, or the Election Commission of India
- Emergency certificate issued by the Embassy of India in Bhutan
Visa Fee: $ 20
Visa Validity from Travel Date: 15 days
Entry Type: Single
Indian nationals intending to visit Bhutan are not required to secure visa under any category, but are required to carry proof of identification as outlined in the document checklist section.
Visitors can enter Bhutan by two ways:
- By road through Indian Territory at the southern border town of Phuntsholing
- By Air at Paro
It is mandatory for foreign tourists to avail of Druk Air services at least one way i.e. either on entry or exit. In the Indian subcontinent, Druk Air (Royal Bhutan Airlines) operates from New Delhi, Kolkata, Bangkok, Dhaka and Kathmandu. Before departing for Bhutan, you must obtain "Visa Clearance" from the Tourism Authority of Bhutan (TAB), Thimphu. Actual visa is stamped on the your passport on arrival at the Port of entry on payment of USD 20 for a 15 day stay.
A minimum of 7 working days is required to obtain the visa clearance.
Extension of visa, for a period not exceeding 6 months, can be obtained in Thimphu on payment of NU 510.
Royal Bhutanese Embassy
Chandragupta Marg, Chanakyapuri
New Delhi 110021
+91 (11) 2688 9230
+91 (11) 2687 6710
Royal Bhutanese Consulate
Bhutan House, No 6/1, Mall Road, Dum Dum
+91 (33) 2559 3676
+91 (33) 2560 0755
Do I need a visa to enter Bhutan?
All International tourists wishing to enter Bhutan require a visa which must be pre-arranged through a license Bhutanese Tour Operator or one of their international partners. Visa clearance must be obtained through your tour operator prior to travel. For Indian passport (or VIC) holders, Bangladeshi nationals and persons from the Maldives may obtain a visa on entry.