Embassy of India in Thimphu, Bhutan

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Embassy of India in Thimphu, Bhutan


Indian embassy in bhutan

Embassy of India
PO Box:193,

Working Hours:

Days Timings
Monday – Friday 0900-1730 hrs
Consular timings (on all working days)
Receiving applications 0900-1100 hrs
Delivery 1600-1700 hrs

Tel: +975-2-322162

Fax: +975-2-323195

List of Holidays

Gazetted Holiday Date Day of the Week
Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad) 4th January, 2015 Sunday
Republic Day 26th January, 2015 Monday
Losar 19th February, 2015 Thursday
Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the King 21st  February, 2015 Saturday
Holi 6th March, 2015 Friday
Ram Navami 28th March, 2015 Saturday
Good Friday 3rd April, 2015 Friday
Budha Purnima 4th May, 2015 Monday
Independence Day 15th August, 2015 Saturday
Thimphu Tshechu/ Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) 25th September, 2015 Friday
Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday 2nd October, 2015 Friday
Dussehra 22nd October, 2015 Thursday
Coronation day 1st November, 2015 Sunday
Deepavali 11th November, 2015 Wednesday
Guru Nanak’s Birthday 25th November, 2015 Wednesday
National Day of Bhutan 17th December, 2015 Thursday
Christmas Day 25th December, 2015 Friday

Types of Visas Granted

Tourist Visa

Foreigners in Bhutan intending to visit India for Tourism purpose should fill in the Visa Form along with the request for the period of visa and indicating the places where he/she intends to visit.

Transit Visa

The Visa application must accompany the copies of confirmed air tickets (from Bhutan to India; and/or India to abroad). Transit Visa is valid for a maximum period of 72 hours (3 days) stay in India during the specified period. If transit is by surface/land route, the applicant must indicate the place of entry and the place of exit with dates and also the mode of transport. If the journey is to be performed by train in India, then the copy of confirmed train ticket must be enclosed with the application.

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