How to get tibet travel permit, successful application tips

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Travelers need to have Tibet Travel Permit to enter into Lhasa or any other parts of the Tibetan Autonomous Region. It is obtained through tour operators for most tourists. When you take a flight or train to Lhasa, you will be asked to show this permit during check-in. Furthermore, the permit is also needed by groups traveling by road. But this will be arranged by the travel agency organizing the trip. Who Needs Tibet Permit to Tibet and Who Don’t Need It? a. Tibet Entry Permit for the Majority of International Tourists

Due to Tibet’s unique ethnic traditions, cultural heritage, tourist service facilities, reception capacity, ecological protection needs and traffic situation, the National Tourism Administration prescribed that international tourists, like US citizens, Canadian citizens, and UK citizens and German citizens and French citizens, and Spanish citizens, and other tourists from the west and Asian countries, have to get a Tibet Travel Permit before you are allowed to enter Tibet.

Currently, Tibet Permit is readily available for Norwegian citizens. For Bhutan citizen, you can get your Tibet Permit to visit Tibet only through the help of Pilgrim Center (non-governmental) in Tibet. With the exception of Bhutan citizens and Indian pilgrims to Mt.Kailash, and in other extreme situations, we can help all the international tourists get your Tibet Permit.

As Tibet Autonomous Region is one of the provinces of China, overseas tourists will need to obtain Chinese Visa first on your own for applying for Tibet Permit and for the purpose of entering China. You can apply for it in a Chinese Embassy closest to you in your country or in Hong Kong. To most of the international tourists, a China tourist visa, also known as “L” visa, will be enough.

Aliens’ Travel Permit is required to visit ‘unopened’ areas. It is issued by the police (Public Security Bureau, "PSB"). Usually, you can apply for it once you arrive at Lhasa. For tour groups, our guide will ask you for the passport and Tibet Travel Permit, with which they will submit to the Foreign Affairs Division of the PSB for the Aliens’ Permit.

Notice: If you want to do a Tibet overland tour from Yunnan, Sichuan, Qinghai or Xinjiang province to Tibet, you must got the PSB permit before your tour starts. However, currently, the overland tours above are not available. (Updated Jun, 7, 2018). If they become available again in the future, we will inform you in the first place. Which parts of Tibet require Alien’s Travel Permit for a visit?

Moreover, we cannot predict when it will happen. Please do understand and take it into consideration when planning your trip to Tibet. However, there is no need to worry too much because it rarely happens. And any unofficial information you find on the Internet or hear from other people, even from travel agencies, can be considered as a rumor. Please do not believe it unless you get an announcement from the government.