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Guidelines for Indian Visa Applicants

  1. There is no ‘Visa Regime’ between India and Bhutan and hence Bhutanese nationals visiting India or Indian Nationals visiting Bhutan do not require any Visa to visit each other’s country.
  2. However, in exceptional circumstances, Embassy of India, Thimphu, grants visa to third country foreigners intending to visit India for tourist, transit and other purposes, in accordance with the rules and regulations governing Visa issues.
  3. Third country foreigners intending to visit India must acquire Indian visa from Embassy / Consulate of India in the country of his / her residence.
  4. Hence, a foreigner resident in Bhutan, is required to apply for Indian Visa by filling up the FORM available online ( bullet) and submit a signed print-out of the same (completed in all respect) along with his / her passport, photograph and relevant supporting documents at the Embassy of India, Thimphu in person. The visa application will be processed further, after providing of biometric details by the applicants at the Embassy.