Indians carrying valid Passports or Voter ID (Election Card) does not require visa to enter Bhutan and will be provided with travel permit on arrival. However, passport validity should be more than 6 months. Family traveling with kids who are below 17 years, without valid passport/voter ID can be allowed to enter Bhutan with their Birth Certificates and valid school ID (both should be presented in case of school going children). Indian wishing to enter Bhutan from third country should produce valid Indian Passport ONLY. You are also required to submit 2 (Two) recent passport size photographs.
Indian passport holder can process their permit in advance through us.
Documents not valid for traveling to Bhutan
Traveler’s carrying PIO card, OCI card, driving license, special documents issued by Government of India shall not be granted the travel permit.
Special Permit: If you plan to visit places beyond Thimphu and Paro, you will also need a route permit to go to places such as Punakha, Wangdue, Bumthang. Route permit can be processed only upon arrival in Thimphu on a working days.
Exiting Bhutan: You are required to surrender the travel permit in original while exiting Bhutan.