Tibet Visa & Tibet Permit
Tibet Travel Permits Update 14th Oct 2022
2022-10-14|exploretibetonline| 0
Due to the pandemic Tibet tourism industry was badly affected and all tourism industry in Tibet was paused since Aug 8th 2022. Prior to that the Tibet travel permit was issued for foreigners living in China with certain paper requirements. Here Explore Tibet put the required papers and documents together as below. documents needed for Tibet travel permit If you need the templates of the required papers, please feel free to write us sales@exploretibet.com or call us, we are more than happy to be at your services.
Tibet Travel Permits Update 2021-2022
2021-09-16|admin| 0

Documents required to apply for the Tibet Travel Permit for foreigners living and working in Mainland China.

  1. Scan copy or clear image of the main page of passport
  2. Scan copy or clear image of Chinese visa or President permit
  3. Scan copy or clear image of one of the following document
    1. Work permit /Foreign Expert Certificate
    2. Company invitation letter (Including name, passport number, and date of birth)
  4. The applicant’s company, local police station, or residential committee issued a letter to prove that you haven’t left Mainland China within the last 3 months. This information needs to be written in the same letters as your company invitation letter.
  5. Screenshot of Green QR Health Code issued by the city
  6. Recent Covid-19 Nuclei Acid negative Test report(suggested within 7 days) and vaccination report if vaccinated.
Tibet Permit Reopened |May 9th 2021
2021-05-10|admin| 0
BREAKING NEWS | Great news for all the foreigners who live in China. Finally, Tibet Permit is reopened. We had so many travelers asking about Tibet trips since last year. Now it’s time to book your flights and join our Tibet group tours with different options. Here are the three conditions that you need to require.
  1. Residence proof: You will need residence proof that you are staying in China, or you will need proof that you had stayed or quarantined in mainland China for 28 days.
  2. Nucleic Acid Test report: You have to do the test before applying for a Tibet travel permit.
  3. Green Code: You need to show the Green code while you travel.
Tibet Permit Update on Sept 25th.
2020-09-25|admin| 0
Tibet travel permit is always one of the top searched keywords on Google and there are thousands of websites publish different Tibet travel permit information online. Explore Tibet International Travel Company is based in Lhasa of Tibet and provide reliable Tibet travel and other Tibet tour information on our official website. Tibet travel permit is not available at the moment because of the Covid-19 pandemic and still there no clear information of when it will open, but yesterday there was a good news about the foreigners coming to China.

According to the Sept 23rd news, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The People’s Republic of China National Immigration Administration of The People’s Republic of China Announcement on Entry by Foreign Nationals Holding Valid Chinese Residence Permits of Three Categories.

In view of the current COVID-19 situation and the need of epidemic prevention and control, adjustments are now made to the Announcement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National Immigration Administration on the Temporary Suspension of Entry by Foreign Nationals Holding Valid Chinese Visas or Residence Permits issued on 26 March 2020. Effective from 0 a m., 28 September 2020, foreign nationals holding valid Chinese residence permits for work, personal matters and reunion are allowed to enter China with no need for applying for new visas. If the above three categories of residence permits held by foreign nationals expired after 0 a.m., 28 March 2020, the holders may apply for relevant visas by presenting the expired residence permits and relevant materials to the Chinese embassies or consulates on the condition that the purpose of the holders’visit to China remains unchanged. The above-mentioned personnel shall strictly abide by the Chinese regulations on epidemic prevention and control. Other measures in the Announcement issued on March 26 will continue to be implemented. While ensuring effective epidemic control, the Chinese government will continue resuming people-to-people exchanges in a step-by-step and orderly manner.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China

National Immigration Administration of the People's Republic of China.

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Tibet Permit – June 14th 2020
2020-07-23|admin| 0

Answers for Different Rumors About the Tibet Permit 2020.

Every day when I wake up, I always open my mobile and check the current status of the COVID 19 around the world, couple of days ago I was happy to see a news that lots of international airline companies announced their opening dates in the coming months, but by concerning public health and safety, most of the places around the world have restriction to travel, so as Tibet.
These days there are many travel agencies and websites out side of Tibet sending rumors that says Tibet permit is issuing and Tibet tours are opened for foreigner travelers, we also received emails from our friends and partner agencies in different countries, but the truth is we are still more concerning everyone’s health, so not recommending to travel by taking such risk and rumors. If you check the rumors and its sources, it is very clear that none of them are Tibet based companies and doesn’t care outcomes.
So far there is no certain date or time when the permit will issue, but we will update the latest information here if there is any news about the Tibet travel permit, if you want to receive our updates by email, then please subscribe our news-letter and you will receive up to date Tibet travel information. or send us email at Sales@exploretibet.com

Latest Tibet Permit – Jan 29th 2020
2020-07-23|admin| 0
Is Tibet Permit Closed?

According to a notice released by Tibet tourism bureau notice on Jan 27th, 2020, the travel agency needs to cancel on going groups in Jan and Feb, the notice also clearly mentioned that all the business sectors in the tourism industry like hotels, restaurants and touristic attractions should close to prevent the spreading of Coronavirus. From Jan 28th, all the travel agencies start cancel the ongoing tour groups and leave from Tibet earlier than original schedule.

On Jan 26th, Explore Tibet also provided free cancellation and free alternation for all the confirmed tour group in Feb.
This time Tibet permit and Tibet tour closure was because of the outbreak of a new coronavirus in Wuhan of China, until today (Jan 28th), Tibet is only region in China that has 0 cases, Tibet remain the last and only region in China that was no affected by the novel coronavirus.
Coronavirus map in Tibet
The Sohu website said according to the China National Health Commission report, until Jan 27th midnight, there are 4515 cases in 30 provinces and cities, out of which 976 in critical condition, death toll risen to 106, 60 cured and 6973 suspected cases.
Official announcement by China Association of Travel Services at 21:28pm on Jan 25th, 2020, effective immediately: All travel agencies and online travel companies will suspend group tour services and “flight and hotel” products, including international ones.
For group tours on going, they are allowed to be finished. But there won’t be any kind of new group travel services allowed until further notice.
Let’s take a look at when and how Tibet Permit closed in 2020.

Tibet Permit and other tourist attractions closed in 2020

Potala palace closed for tourist in 2020

Tibet Nyintri Basum tso lake closed in 2020
Tibet Permit – Aug 2nd 2019
2020-07-23|admin| 0
Tibet Entry Permit is compulsory to obtain if you travel to Tibet, but some travelers also confused it as Tibet visa, these days there is a wide spreading rumor about the Tibet permit closure in Sept, but according to our Explore Tibet Permit department center, Tibet permit in Sept is normal and some of our up coming groups in Sept already got the Tibet permit, so If you are looking for a reliable local Tibetan travel agency, please don’t feel free to write us at sales@exploretibet.com we will guarantee you the Tibet permit and a wonderful Tibet tour experiences with our experienced local Tibetan tour guide.

Tibet Permit – May 29th, 2019
2020-07-23|admin| 0
Tibet Entry Travel Permit regulation is getting easier every year and the permit processing period is also shorten more than one week since early this year, now average Tibet Entry Travel Permit Processing time is around 10 working days for normal Tibet tours and If the tour itinerary includes Mt Kailash and other remote regions, then it may take around 15 working days, which was shorten by 10 – 20 days compare to last year.
Currently there is some special requirement to apply for the Tibet Group Visa if you are coming from Kathmandu, it should have at least 5 people in the group to apply for Tibet Group Visa.
If you need more information about Tibet Entry Travel Permit or Tibet Group Visa, please always feel free to write us at sales@exploretibet.com or simply use our Livechat system on the bottom of the website.

Tibet Permit – Feb 16th,2019
2020-07-23|admin| 0
Tibet Travel Permit Closure is always a hot news on most of the Tibet travel forums and blogs, this year Tibet Travel Permit regulation is expected to be easier than past years, recently on the second session of the 11th Tibetan Autonomous Region CPPCC conference, the  chairman of the TAR, Mr. Qi Zhala said, the Tibet Travel Permit processing period will shorten by half. As usual the permit will reopen from April 1st and there is no any restriction of any nationality, if you are looking for a unique Tibet tour, then please visit our best Tibet tours collection here and always feel free to contact us for Tibet travel consultation for free, you can write us at sales@exploretibet.com or simply use our Livechat system on the bottom of the website.
Tibet Permit – Oct 18th, 2018
2020-07-23|admin| 0
Generally Tibet Travel Permit process would take more than 15 working days and if your Tibet tour itinerary include some restricted regions like Mt Kailash, then it would need extra permit and takes more than 25 working days, but now winter is drawing in Tibet and the tourism industry is getting slower, so that also accelerate the permit process and it need only take around 8 working days these days.

Top 4 Reasons Why Many Travelers Choose Winter to Travel Tibet?
  1. The Tibet Travel Permit would take half the duration that generally take during high season.
  2. The Tibet tour cost in winter is up to 30% cheaper than rest of the year.
  3. There are plenty of discount flight tickets and less demand for the Tibet Skyline Train ticket.
  4. There are less tourist and get more authentic experiences with local Tibetan pilgrims.
If you need any help for getting the Tibet travel permit, please write us at sales@exploretibet.com and we will get back to you in 24 hours.


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