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 May 27 , 2019 11:02:20   

Latest Tibet Permit News from Tibet Tourism Bureau last updated on 22 April, 2019

Tibet Tourism Bureau issues the Tibet Travel Permit normally without restrictions for nationality, group size, days. But still, tourist have to book tour service from a Tibet travel agency, and let the agency apply for Tibet Travel Permit. To obtain the permit successfuly, the scanned copies of your passport and Chinese Visa must be sent to us at least 15 working days before your trip, then we deliver to the Tourism Bureau. Once the permit is issued, we will post it to your arrival address in China so that you can board the flight or train to Tibet.

What is Tibet Travel Permit

Tibet Travel Permit, or Tibet Entry Permit, is foremost and compulsory for foreign passport holders to enter Tibet. Issued by Tibet Tourism Bureau, it is also called TTB permit. Without the permit, you can’t board a flight or train to Tibet or cross overland from Nepal, also will not be able to get other permits to continue to travel Tibet further.

Who Has to Carry a Tibet Entry Permit?

● Non-Chinese passport holders - US citizens, UK citizens, Australians, Canadians, Germans, etc.

● The Taiwan tourists, who do not have the valid identity card of China;

● The overseas Chinese, who do not have Chinese passport or ID card.

Note: Hong Kong and Macau Citizens can visit Tibet without Tibet permit

How to get Tibet Travel Permit

According to policy of Tibet Tourism Bureau, traveler can not apply the Tibet Travel Permit on his(her) own. He(she) has to book tour service from a certificated agency, and let the agency apply the permit.

1. Work out a detailed itinerary in Tibet and contact a China travel agency.

2. Hire a tour guide and driver for your every day tour(your travel agency will arrange for you).

3. Send scanned copies of your valid passport and China visa to your China travel agency.

4. Offer an available address in China(hotel or local agency) to receive your permit.

5. Your travel agency apply for and obtain Tibet Travel Permit in Lhasa.

6. Your travel agency express the permit to you, or let a tour guide give it to you at airport or train station before your trip.

Note: Above policy doesn't apply to diplomats, journalists, media photographer or government officials.

Let us apply permit for you

We have managed to help thousands of guests obtain the Tibet Travel Permit during past years. So just tell us your plan, and let us bring the permit to your hand.

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