Tibet visa information center
This actually is place with wealth of information regarding visa procedure to go to Tibet. Tibet is an autonomous region belongs to china. Tibet located towards north of Nepal. All foreigners entering Tibet must obtain Tibet visa before entering Tibet with any means. Tibet also popular by the name roof of the world as most part of Tibet is more than 3000 meters of elevation. To be eligible for Tibet visa one should bear an ordinary passport with validity of 6 months or more. The procedure to obtain Tibet visa:
- Send us a scanned copy of your passport;
- Send us a Tibet travel permit issued by Tibet travel bureau;
- Pay the visa fee including service charge or processing charge;
Visit us personally at our office with original copy of your passport and your photo of required size, if you are living nearby Thamel, we do pick up your passport and picture for obtaining visa. The visa fee will be different for certain nationalities including USA, Canada, Romania, Brazil and Argentina. Diplomatic passport holders, professional media photographers and journalists need to enter Tibet with special arrangements so please write to us.
FAQ of Tibet Visa
I don’t have Tibet travel permit; how do I get Tibet Travel permit?
When you book Tibet trip with us or any reliable travel agency, they process your Tibet travel permit, in condition that you provide the necessary documents and you pay the deposit.
How much time do I need to get my permit?
Generally, 15 working days are necessary to process your permit. It depends with the season also, specially in busy or peak season we need some extra days to process your permit. If you are entering Tibet from mainland china you still need Tibet travel permit.
How much time do I need to get the Tibet visa?
Once you give us your original passport, Tibet travel permit and photo we need three working days to get a Tibet visa.
Can I enter Tibet with my Chinese visa?
No, if you already have Valid Chinese visa you can go only to mainland china. To travel to Tibet, they cancel your Chinese visa and they issue another visa with that you can enter china and travel to china as well.
From where do I get the Tibet visa?
The Chinese embassy in Kathmandu will issue your Tibet visa. If you are travelling to Tibet from mainland china you get your Chinese visa in your home country, we will process your travel permit and mail it to your hotel in the nearest city in china from Tibet. You have to inform us about travel itinerary if you are travelling to Tibet from mainland china.
Am I able to go Tibet on my own?
No, you must travel to Tibet with registered travel agency with prefixed itinerary and route, changing your route and itineraries might create you a trouble.