2. Tibet Travel Permit
3. Important Reminders
Currently Chinese travel regulations require
that all persons traveling to Tibet must
not only posses a Chinese visa, but also
a permit granting entry for travel in Tibet.
As a licensed travel operator, we are able
to assist all of our customers with processing
and obtaining the require documents for
travel in Tibet. Application fees and arrangement
costs are figured into the price when planning
a trip to Tibet with us.
Tibet Entry Permit
Tibet Entry Permit is required for all travelers
who wish to enter Tibet. The Tibet Entry
Permit is available for all tourists (L-visa),
businessmen (F-visa) and those sponsored
for employment (Z-visa) in China.
A Tibet Entry Permit must be present to
airline officials when boarding all flights
to Tibet, as well as when purchasing train
tickets to Tibet.
In order to apply for a Tibet Entry Permit,
as a holder of a Tourist (L) visa , the
following documents are required.
- Chinese Visa
- Information detailing
Date of birth
For those holding Business (F) and Employment
(Z) visas in China additional information
is required. All applicants must prepare
a written statement detailing their business/company
information, duration of stay I Tibet,
as well as purpose(s) for visiting Tibet.
Applications for a Tibet Travel Permit
must be submitted no fewer than 10 prior
to a desired date of entry in to Tibet.
Tibet Travel Permit
Tibet Travel Permit, also known as the Alien's
Travel Permit, is required for entrance
to all regions of Tibet officially listed
The Tibet Travel Permit is issued by the
Foreign Affairs Sections of the Local Public
Safety Bureau in Lhasa.
Currently the following regions of Tibet
require a traveler to obtain a Tibet Travel
Permit for visitation.
- Tsetang: Samye Monastery,
Tomb of Tibetan King, Changdruk Temple,
- Shigatse: Sakya Monastery,
The Mt. Everest, Rongbuk Monastery
- Gyangtse: Pelkor Chode
Monastery & Kubum Stupa
- Nqari Region
- Basumtso lake in Nyingchi
- Chamdo Region
Upon arrival in the Tibetan capital of
Lhasa, ExperiencTibet will assist all
customers with the processing and acquisition
of a Tibet Travel Permit.
In order to apply for a Tibet Travel Permit
the following documents must be presented
to the authorities at the Public Safety
Bureau in Lhasa.
- Chinese Visa
- Tibet Entry Permit
The cost for acquiring a Tibet Travel
Permit is 50 RMB and generally takes several
hours to process.
* Journalists, diplomats
and officials representing foreign nations
must arrange travel permits through the
Foreign Affairs Office of the Tibetans government.
** Individual travelers are prohibited from
entering into Tibet. In order to enter into
Tibet, as well as apply for a Tibet Entry
Permit, a traveler must arrange a tour package
with a licensed travel agency and/or operator.
The minimum number of persons for a tour
*** Be quite mindful that it is illegal
for individuals, businesses & travel
agencies/operators to sell a Tibet Entry
Permit, without the purchase of a tour package.
If offered such an opportunity, it is likely
to be a scam.
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