Tourists buying gold from the duty-free Shops in Phuntsholing & Thimphu
All tourists can buy 20 grams of gold if they fulfill the following requirements:
1. Pay Sustainable Development Fee (SDF)
2. Produce receipt for spending a minimum of one night in the Department of Tourism certified hotel.
3. Pay in USD
4. Produce visa/permit copy. Or SDF payment receipt issued by the Department of Revenue and Customs
5. Submit photocopy of the passport and voter identity card also accepted for Indians.
Duty Free Shops: Location & Contact Numbers
Address: Bank of Bhutan (Main Branch)
Opening Hours: 10am – 3pm (Monday – Friday) & closed on weekend
Address: Norzin Lam, Chubachu
Opening Hours: 10am – 3pm (Wednesday – Monday) & closed on Tuesday only.
Please find the link below to check gold prices sold by the Bhutan Duty Free Limited (BDFL) shops. And please take note of the ‘IMPORTANT’ advisory.