This is to inform all the Tour Operators and Hoteliers to be due diligent in providing the details of their guests and submit clear travel documents while applying for their e-visas and e-permits through tashel system ( as directed by Department of Immigration (DoI).

In addition, TCB would like to request everyone to be extra diligent especially while applying for student visa. They need to furnish their valid student identification documents (In English) to avail the student discounts as per Annexure C, Section 3 and subsection c of Tourism Rules and Regulations 2017 (TRR, 2017) available on our website, direct link is given below. Availing student discounts during the visa processing is solely the responsibility of the tour operators or tourists. Once the visa is approved without student discount(s) availed, TCB and DoI will not entertain requests for changes.

Link to TRR 2017: (

Services Division
Tourism Council of Bhutan