About Tibet Travel Permit (chinese name: 外国人进藏许可证)

Only foreign passport holders and visitors from Taiwan need to apply for a Tibet visa. Citizens of the mainland China, Hong Kong or Macao residents do not need to apply.

1. Only foreign passport holders and visitors from Taiwan need to apply for a Tibet visa. Citizens of the mainland China, Hong Kong or Macao residents do not need to apply.

2. To apply for permit to Tibet: You can simply copy your passport and occupation to your travel agents, and they can apply for a permit to Tibet ofr you.

When your Tibet visa is ready, your travel agencies in Tibet will give you a confirmation, and you can book the flights or train tickets to Tibet and a Tibet tour package only with the Tibet visa

If foreign guests and compatriots in Taiwan want to participate in a dream trip to Tibet, they could send a copy of their passport to service@tibetcn.com, we can apply for a Tibet visa for you.

Tibet Travel Permit Information

Tibet Travel Permits (or Tibet visa) are the necessary documents required for a tour to Tibet in addition to a Chinese visa. Tibet Travel Permits vary according to the places that travelers plan to visit, but the most basic one is the permit issued by Tibet Tourism Bureau. It is required as a must entry pass to Tibet for every foreign traveler.

Due to Tibet's unique ethnic traditions, cultural heritage, tourist service facilities, reception capacity, ecological protection needs, and traffic situation, the National Tourism Administration prescribed that foreign tourists, Taiwan and overseas Chinese tourists (except for Hong Kong and Macao residents holding Chinese passports or return certificates) have to get a Tibet Travel Permit before they are allowed to enter Tibet. All tourists can get it through a travel agency except for diplomats, journalists, and government officials. They have to go through the Tibet Foreign Affairs Office.

Please keep in mind that foreign tourists are generally required to have four kinds of documents to travel to Tibet.

Chinese Visa

Chinese Visa

Tibet Travel Permit

Tibet Travel Permit

The Tibet Travel Permit is issued by Tibet Tourism Bureau (TTB). It is also called Tibet Entry Permit, for the purpose of entering Tibet.Tibet Travel Permit

Aliens' Travel Permit

Aliens' Travel Permit

The Alien’s Travel Permit is issued by the Public Security Bureau. It is required when tourists are planning to travel to the "unopened" areas of Tibet, like Mount Everest Base Camp in Shigatse, Samye Monastery in Tsedang.

Military Area Entry Permit

Military Area Entry Permit

The military area entry permit is required if tourists are planning to travel to some military sensitive areas in Tibet. Like Mount Kailash in Ali, Rowok Lake in Chamdo.

 
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