Places in Visas of Bhutan





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Facts about Bhutan

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.

Basic Travel Requirements for Nigerians visiting Bhutan

  • Duly-completed visa application form, together with two recent passport photos
  • Applicant's passport copy, plus bio-data pages
  • Original introduction letter from applicant's company (to be signed and stamped) to state clearly the purpose of visit, duration of stay, applicant's name, present position and passport number, sponsor's name, address and telephone number in Bhutan.
  • Original invitation letter from applicant's sponsor in Bhutan. The travel agency can help obtain this.
  • Proof of applicant's financial standing, usually in form of a bank statement (latest 3 - 6 months)
  • Details of previous visit to Bhutan, if applicable
  • Copy of all the above-mentioned documents
  • Proof of payment of all required visa fees

Types of Bhutan Visa

Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist Visa 3 - 5 days 90 days
Business Visa 3 - 5 days 90 days
Transit Visa 3 - 5 days 24 hours

Places in Visas of Bhutan Fees

Visa Type Sub Type Visa Fees
Tourist Visa Not available
Business Visa Not available
Transit Visa Not available

FAQs about Places in Visas of Bhutan

Is it safe to go to Bhutan? ?

Bhutan is absolutely a safe country to visit. However, tourists are advised to consult with a travel agent specialized in trips to Bhutan because access to the country is not that easy.

What currency is widely used in Bhutan? ?

Although the Bhutanese Ngultrum is only in circulation in Bhutan, foreign currency is widely accepted in Bhutan. Travelers can always opt to convert some of their foreign currencies to Ngultrum upon arrival, or at the banks of Bhutan.

Is there an Bhutan embassy in Nigeria? ?

No. Bhutan currently does not have an embassy in Nigeria. Applicants are advised to use Bhutanese embassies or consulates in their neighboring countries for their  applications.

What is Bhutan known for? ?

Bhutan is a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, known for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys.

How do I get Bhutan tourist visa for nigeria travel passport. ?

3 Visas of Bhutan found

Tourist Visa from Nigeria to Bhutan
Tourist Visa from Nigeria to Bhutan

Tourist Visa from Nigeria to Bhutan

Visas of Bhutan, Visa, Tourist visa



This is the type of visa issued to persons who intend to visit Bhutan for tourism purposes. You can also visit relatives and friends with this visa during your time in the country. The Bhutan tourist visa is a short-stay visa.  It is usually valid for a period of 14 days. Applicants are not required to be present when applying for this visa. Visitors wishing to travel to Bhutan cannot apply for the Bhutan Visa on their own. The Bhutan Visa application and all Bhutan tours must be arranged by a licensed Bhutanese travel agency or one of their international partners. If approved, they are given a visa clearance letter, and must present it at the port of entry. The visa is then stamped into their passport. Foreign tourists must use a licensed Bhutanese tour operator or one of their international partners to pre-arrange their visa and book their holiday. Upon entering Bhutan, all foreigners are issued a 7 or 14 days "Entry Permit" by default, valid for Thimphu and Paro only. You may need to pay $40 for this. You must provide proof of your financial ability so as to support yourself financially during your stay. Some HIV/AIDS entry restrictions exist for visitors to and foreign residents of Bhutan. For stays longer than two weeks, applicants must present the results of an HIV/AIDS test completed within the six months prior to their visit. The test can also be administered by Bhutanese officials upon arrival.

Business Visa from Nigeria to Bhutan
Business Visa from Nigeria to Bhutan

Business Visa from Nigeria to Bhutan

Visas of Bhutan, Visa, Business visa



This is the type of visa issued to Nigerians traveling to Bhutan for business purposes . Travelers are free to attend business meetings and conferences while on this visa. Holders of this visa cannot get paid for any of the services they render while in the country. You cannot take up any course of learning or be enrolled in any of the schools in the country with this visa. For most embassies, business visa applications are accepted every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. An official letter of invitation from your partner company in Bhutan is required. The letter must indicate your job position, the address of the company, duration, and purpose of the business trip. If you are meeting with more than one company, a letter of invitation from each company should be submitted during the visa application process. Your current employer should give you a certificate confirming that he/she is aware of your business travel. This letter should be presented at the embassy or consulate while applying for your visa. You must not overstay on this visa. Overstaying is an offense and carries serious consequences.

Transit Visa from Nigeria to Bhutan
Transit Visa from Nigeria to Bhutan

Transit Visa from Nigeria to Bhutan

Visas of Bhutan, Visa, Transit visa



This visa is meant for foreigners who have the intention of making short stops in Bhutan. Applicants of this visa may intend to board a connecting flight from an airport in Bhutan to their destination country. The visa and other entry permits of the destination country are required. Foreigners should ensure they have a flight ticket to their destination country. Traveling from Nigeria to Bhutan and from Bhutan back to Nigeria cannot be regarded as transit. The Transit Visa cannot be extended. Minors should ensure they have the original copy of their birth certificate and a letter of consent signed by both their parents. Foreigners should possess a certificate of vaccination against yellow fever. Proof of payment of visa application fee is required.