We are lucky to announce that Tibet Travel Permit can be issued from April again. There is no exact restriction as it used to be(only a group of 5-6 people with the same nationality available). Even if you want to travel Tibet alone, we can also apply a permit for you. But notice, the more members in your group, the more chances to get Tibet Travel Permit, which will also save a lot money for your Tibet tour, as well as meeting new friends.
Please note: Usually, we have to submit your document and information to Tibet Travel Bureau at least 20 days before your leaving for Tibet. So you'd better tell us your plan and decide it as soon as you can.(If you want to visit Ngari area, it will take about 25 days to apply Tibet permit)
Tibet Entry Permit is issued by Tibet Tourism Bureau. It is also called as TTB permit. Some people also called it as "Tibet Visa" or "Lhasa Visa". You need it to enter Tibet. When you fly into Lhasa you will need to show TTB Permit when checking in at the airport. Furthermore, you need to show this permit whenever you buy a flight or train ticket to Lhasa. The TTB permit is also needed by groups traveling by land cruiser, but this will be arranged by the travel agency whom you book your trip from.
Note: Please note that there are two pages for your TTB permit, you cannot enter Tibet without any page of them, please double check your TTB permit before you take the flight. The Tibet Travel Permit is issued for free by China Tibet Tourism Bureau.
Non-Chinese passport holders - US citizens, UK citizens, Australians, Canadians, Indians, 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: The Hong Kong and Macau citizens who hold SAR passport, Home-Visiting Certificate or Permit to Traveling to and from Hong Kong and Macau do not need a Tibet Travel Permit.
Useful Contact Information for TTB Permit Consulting:
Tibet Tourism Bureau
Tel: 0086-891-6835472/ 6834315
Address: No.3 Norbulingka Road, Lhasa, Tibet
Information of the administrative offices of Tibet Tourism Bureau
1. Lhasa Office
Address: Luobu Linka Rd, Chengguan, Lhasa, Xizang (Tibet), China
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