Travel and Visa Requirements for Bhutaneses

Visa required and visa free countries listed

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Visa free countries for Bhutanese passport holders

See a list of the countries you can travel to with a Bhutanese passport without needing a visa

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Countries that require a visa for Bhutaneses

See a list of countries you need a visa to travel to as a Bhutanese passport holder

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General Visa Requirement & Things to know before you travel

See a general list of visa requirements before travelling to a new country

Valid travel passport.
Visa application form.
Visa fee.
Evidence of permission to be in that country.
Photocopy of passport data page.
Financial proof, original bank statement.
Letter of invitations.

Schengen visa for Bhutaneses

See our top pick of Schengen countries visited by Bhutaneses

Bhutan is known for its monasteries, fortresses and dramatic landscapes. The country has mountains and peaks which are very good trekking destinations. The most popular trekking destination is Jomolhari. The Phobjikha is a prime destination for bird-watching in the country. Tourists can also enjoy the lavish, multi-day festival which features masked dances and music at the historic Punakha Dzong.
Bhutan recorded the highest number of tourist visits in present day last year. This was due to the special that the government made to Koreans. The tourism industry contributed about $80 million to the country’s GDP.
To visit some parts of the country, you need prior authorization. The possession, use, and trafficking of illegal drugs attract lengthy jail sentences and hefty fines. Homosexuality act could lead to a prison sentence.
Citizens of India, Bangladesh, and The Maldives can travel to Bhutan without a visa or a pre-arranged tour.

Visa information for other Nationals

See visa requirements for our top pick of visitors to Bhutan