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Bhutan tourist visa for Indian citizens

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Bhutan tourist visa for Indian citizens

Indian citizens do not need a visa when travelling to Bhutan. Bhutan tourist visa is free for Indian citizens. The stay is usually short. Applicant is not required to be present when applying for Bhutan tourist visa. A total of 5 documents are required for applying Bhutan tourist visa.

Bhutan tourist visa conditions for Indian citizens

  • You can also apply at your point of entry, but please be aware that there may be a long wait depending on the number of applicants at the time.
  • If you are applying for a permit on arrival, you will need a passport-size photograph.
  • You must also have insurance for the duration of your visit, which you can prearrange or purchase upon arrival.
  • Following our reopening on September 23rd 2022, visitors to Bhutan will be required to make an active contribution to Bhutan’s economic, social and cultural development. The Sustainable Development Fee will go towards investment in transformative programmes that preserve our cultural traditions, protect our heritage and environment, upgrade infrastructure, create opportunities for our young people, and build resilience. Your SDF is payable when applying for your permit, either online or in person.

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How to apply for Bhutan tourist visa from India

Indian citizens dont need a visa to visit Bhutan. Bhutan tourist visa process requires you to follow a total of 5 steps.
  • Step 1 : Gather all the necessary documents including passport and any other supporting documents.
  • Step 2 : Check that Indian passport is valid for at least six months from the date of your arrival in Bhutan. If not apply for a new Indian passport.
  • Step 3 : After arriving, Indian citizens can go to Bhutan immigration counter.
  • Step 4 : Upon arrival in Bhutan, present India passport or Travel document to the immigration officer at the counter.
  • Step 5 : You will receive Bhutan visa stamp in your passport, which allows you to stay in Bhutan for the duration on your stamping.

Bhutan tourist visa requirements for Indian citizens

Documents required for Bhutan tourist visa from India include passport, a completed visa application form and other supporting documents. A total of 5 documents are required.
  • Visa Application Form

  • Completed application form for Bhutan
  • Passport Photo

  • Photo must be no older than 6 months
  • Passport

  • Original Passport or Travel document of India with at least 6 months remaining validity on the date of travel and have at least 2 visa pages clear of any markings.
  • Travel itinerary

  • Travel itinerary (travel reservation to and from India in your name, not a ticket) Embassy recommends not to purchase hotel and flight tickets until visa is approved. So don’t risk your money, time and effort by buying actual tickets. Get best hotel and flight itinerary within minutes for any country visa.
  • Proof of Funds

  • Proof of enough money for your stay and to leave Bhutan
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✨ Bhutan tourist visa tips

  • Indian nationals may also use their Voter ID card with photograph or Indian Passport to enter Bhutan by air and land.

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Bhutan is open for travel. Most visitors from India can travel to Bhutan without restrictions. No quarantine is required. Find travel restrictions, quarantine and entry requirements to travel Bhutan.
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