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Bhutan Visa Information

Visa Needed

All foreigner (except Indian, Bangladesh and Maldives) requires Bhutan visa while they travel to Bhutan.  All Bhutanese visas are only issued by Department of Immigration, Ministry of Home and Culture Affair based in capital city of Bhutan.

Visas are issued only to visitors who have booked their tour to Bhutan through licensed local tour operators like ASTER TOURS & TRAVEL. Tourist visa application should be submitted by the licensed Tour Operators/Travel Agent and should obtain visa before travelling to Bhutan.

Bhutan visa clearance is approved by the Tourism Council of Bhutan after concerned tourist have paid their full tour cost and visa fees to Tourism Council of Bhutan through Local Tour Operators/Travel Agent.

Copy of Visa clearance is send to tourist by the Local Tour Operators upon receiving approved Bhutan Visa. It is very important to get print out and carry with you through out the tour to Bhutan.

Visa is stamped at the immigration office at Paro International airport while you are entering to Bhutan. However, we are there to assist you to complete your formalities.

Documents Needed.

ASTER TOURS & TRAVEL will obtain your visa after your confirmed booking and received full tour cost and visa fee($40 one time ) to Tourism Council of Bhutan through us. Below listed are needed while applying the visa by the Tours Operators/ Travel Agent.

  • Your Full Name( no spelling mistakes)
  • Nationality
  • Passport Number
  • Date of issue and expiry
  • Date of birth
  • Place of issue
  • Permanent address
  • Clear scanned copy of your passport ( jpeg format.)

Note-  Your passport validity should be more than 6 months at the time of start of your Bhutan tour.

Visa Extension

If you like to extend your stay in Bhutan, ASTER TOURS & TRAVEL will assist you to renew your visa. Your renewal fee is Nu 500.

Visa Fee

The Bhutanese tourist fee is $40/person( onetime payment)

If you need any help, please contact us at info@astertoursandtravel.com we will be happy to assist you.