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Notification on Non-Tourist Categories

Tha (01)/Notification/2023/1839                                                                                               8 June …

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Non-Tourists categories

Please refer “Guidelines for Foreigners visiting Bhutan under Non-Tourist categories” for eligibility and requirements for visa/permit applications under Non-Tourists categories. All visa applications shall be submitted to Visa Division, Department of Immigration, Thimphu. Turn Around Time for processing visa is 3 working days. Entry Permit application for Personal Guest, Students …

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Notification on relaxation of Medical and Drug Screening for Day and Process Workers

Tha (01)/Notification/FW/1387                                                                                                  14 April 2023 The Department of Immigration is pleased to announce the following changes in the mandatory health screening of foreign workers employed as day workers and process workers. Effective immediately, these foreign workers shall be required to undergo only tuberculosis screening and drug testing. Further, the …

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Important Notification

The Department of Immigration, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, would like to inform all Ministries/Departments/Agencies and Organizations that the Third Lhengye Zhungtshog at its 130th Session held on 3 October 2022 has approved the application of Sustainable Development Fee (SDF) for foreigners (other than tourists) visiting Bhutan. All Ministries/Departments/Agencies …

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Important Public Notification

The Department of Immigration, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, would like to inform and request the general public to take note of the following requirements: Bhutanese Bhutanese entering or exiting the country shall be required to produce a passport or citizenship identity card and complete immigration formalities at all …

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Public Notification

The Department of Immigration would like to inform the general public that the relaxation of the section 77 and 129 of Immigration Rules and Regulations (2015) vide notification Tha(01)2020/2154 dated 28 March 2020 pertaining to the following has been rescinded with immediate effect: Read More – Click here

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