17th Mar, 2010

New guidelines on Tourist Visa for INDIA

Tourists re-entering India

According to new guidelines on Tourist Visa for INDIA, a two months gap between two visits is mandatory for foreigners holding long tem multi entry Tourist Visas. However, to facilitate bonafide tourists, it has since been decided that foreigners holding Tourist Visas, who after initial entry into India plan to visit another country and re-enter India before finally exiting, may be permitted two or three entries, as the case may be, by the Indian Missions/Posts, subject to their submission of a detailed itinerary and supporting documentation (ticket bookings).

Therefore , any tourists visiting Bhutan using India as an entry as well as exit point would be required to: -

I.  Incase of tourists yet to process their Indian visa or are en-route

  1. While processing for their Indian visa at Indian Embassy/Missions/Consular in their country to give full itinerary (Entry/re-entry/exit) and request for authorization of re-entry into India before the two months gap.
  2. If the Indian visa is already processed and there is no authorization for re-entry than to obtain re-entry approval from Foreigner Registration Record Office (FRRO) at Indian International airports.

II. Incase of tourists who are already in Bhutan but does not have re-entry authorization within two months gap

  1. Re-entry authorization can be processed through Indian Embassy, Thimphu
  2. Documents required: –
  • Original passport
  • Copy of the passport
  • Copy of the passport page which contain Indian Immigration stamped if exited from the air port
  • Copy of air tickets

 III.  Nu. 480 per authorization will be charged.


we few friend want to visit thimphu & paro in the month of november. and we are going to enter by road, what are the document we need to carry to enter the country.and can we take our personal car to the country.

go ahead and have fun in Bhutan. No tariff regulation in Bhutan for Indian… Lucky!

I need a package for 25 people planning to visit bhutan in june for 3 nights.(22 indians & 3 americans). The package should include air fare, hotel stay,all meals,sight seeing , airport – hotel – airport transfers,etc
I am a travels agent , so i need really gud prices and also details of whom to get in touch with here in Delhi,India for making the booking arrangements.
Awaiting your reply.

Anuj Malik

i want to visit Bhutan in January by road.i want to now the weather condition and an what documents to carry while visiting to Bhutan. is January is gud time to visit Bhutan?i m riding with my some of Friends. plz guide me….

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