Visa Requirements for Bhutan
- Singapore passport holders require a valid Visa before travelling to Bhutan and must book their holiday through a Bhutanese tour operator or one of their international partners who will make the necessary visa arrangements. Passports should have at least six months validity from the date of arrival in Bhutan.
- More details can be found at www.tourism.gov.bt/plan/travel-requirements
Loss of/Stolen Passport in Bhutan
If your passport is lost or stolen in Bhutan, you will need to do the following:
- Lodge a police report with the Bhutan authorities
- Report a lost passport online with ICA or contact the Singapore High Commission in New Delhi. Mission will contact you for the collection once your passport or Document of Identity (DOI) is ready.
- If you are applying for a new passport or Document of Identity (DOI) at the High Commission, you will need to have the following documents:
- One (for DOI application) or two (for passport applications) passport-sized photographs. Instant photographs are acceptable.
- A copy of your police report.
- Documentary proof of your Singapore Citizenship (such as your Singapore Identification Card or Driving License) to verify your identity.
- Relevant fees for the application. The passport or DOI will be couriered to you at your expense.
- Travellers can refer to ICA's website for more information on loss of passports overseas.
Replacement of Bhutan Visa
- A Singapore citizen who is issued with a replacement passport in Bhutan after a passport has been lost or stolen must bring the replacement passport to the Bhutan Department of Immigration to receive an exit visa. This exit visa allows the traveler a specified period of time (usually a few days) in which to leave the country legally.
- The same requirement applies if you are issued a DOI, which also needs to be endorsed by an exit permit.
- The contact number of the Department of Immigration in Bhutan is as follows:
Department of Immigration
Telephone: +975 02-322301 / 322015 / 325173