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Bhutan visa requirements for Indian citizens

Do Indian citizens need a visa for Bhutan?

Indian citizens do not need a tourist visa when travelling to Bhutan in 2024. Indian passport holders can stay in Bhutan for a short period of time (for 14 days). Please, read all the information below to make your trip easy and safe.

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Updated: 02/09/2024.

Entry requirements

visa free

Duration of stay

14 days

Purpose of travel

Tourism

Passport validity for travel to Bhutan

Passport must be valid for 6 months on leaving destination.

Is it safe to travel to Bhutan?

Bhutan has a current risk level of 3 (out of 5). We advise to use some caution when travelling Bhutan. The safety index is based on travel advisories from independent 4 sources.

Safety index is provided by www.travel-advisory.info: 02/07/2024.

Bhutan customs rules

Duty-free allowance

Tobacco limit

There is no duty free allowance for importing tobacco into Bhutan. Travellers may import one of the following, and pay an import duty of 200%, or 100% if arriving from India:

  • 800 cigarettes;
  • 1200 bidis;
  • 150 cigars;
  • or 750g other tobacco products.

Bringing alcohol

  • 2 bottles of alcohol, each no larger than 1 litre.

Other Goods

  • 1 bottle of perfume, no large than 2oz.
  • 50g gold (including jewellery).
  • 1kg silver (including jewellery).
  • 10 pieces each type of clothing.
  • Personal goods for day to day use, including personal electronics.
  • Items for sports purposes in reasonable quantities.
  • Medication for personal use.
  • All articles must not exceed a total value of more than BTN10 000.
Find more information on the customs regulations of Bhutan page.

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