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Public Notification

The Department of Immigration would like to inform the general public that the entry restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic vide Notification no. Tha(01)2020/2136 dated 6 March 2020 has been lifted with effect from 25 May 2022. Entry of causal visitors and day workers, however, shall continue to remain …

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Notification

The Department of Immigration would like to inform the general public that the immigration office, Kawajangsa, Thimphu will re-open from 21 March 2022 to facilitate key immigration services. Therefore, only those requiring to visit the office in person to avail the services are requested to visit the office. The following …

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Important Public Notification

Pursuant to the Notification issued by the NC19TF on 6 October 2021, the Department of Immigration would like to once again remind and request all Bhutanese traveling abroad to obtain travel clearance from the Department of Immigration prior to undertaking travel by air or land. The details and documents required …

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Important Public Notification

The Department of Immigration would like to inform the general public that a one-time consideration shall be given to those who come forward voluntarily and declare any illegal foreign domestic helper employed in their household. The illegal immigrant shall be deported after completing required formalities. In this regard, the Department …

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Notification

The Department of Immigration would like to inform general public to contact the following officials for information/clarification related to immigration services: Click here for detail

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Notification

The Department of Immigration would like to inform the general public that the import of foreign workers into the country shall be facilitated as per the Zoning System introduced vide notification no. THA(03)/Notification/2021/1 dated 1 September 2021. Henceforth, all foreign workers shall be required to enter the country based on …

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Notification

The Department of Immigration would like to inform the general public that all foreign workers are required to undergo general health screening and drug testing. This includes foreign workers seeking re-entry into the country on the basis of a valid work permit. This requirement is mandatory and work permits shall …

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Notification

The Department of Immigration would like to inform the general public that a Zoning System is being introduced for the import of foreign workers through designated land ports of entry. Henceforth, all foreign workers shall be required to enter the country based on the location of their worksites in accordance …

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Notification

The Department of Immigration (DOI) is pleased to inform that the DOI shall process for refund of visa application fees for all foreign nationals who could not undertake travel to Bhutan due to COVID-19 pandemic, with Department of Revenue and Customs, Ministry of Finance. As such, all individuals intending to …

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Public Notification

To mitigate risks of transmission and prevent spread of COVID-19, the following modalities for issuing work permits have been put in place for foreign workers who complete facility quarantine and test negative in Phuentsholing with effect from 16 March 2021. Foreign workers shall be transported directly to Sorchen Switching Station …

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