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Tibet Permit, also known as Tibet Tourism Bureau (T.T.B.) Permits, is a must for foreign tourist entering Tibetan Autonomous Region and is obtained as part of tour arrangements for traveling to Tibet.Type of Tibet Permits Tibet Entry Permit — It is issued by Tibet Tourism Bureau and is a must for foreigners entering Tibet; If you fly to Tibet, you need to show the original Tibet Entry Permit when check-in and go through security.If you take the train,a copy of the Tibet Entry Permit is required. Since the government encourages group tours to Tibet, the permit is issued only to tour groups traveling with a Chinese tour operator. For those overseas visitors want to go to the region as an individual, please consult the administrative offices of Tibet Tourism Bureau in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu (in Sichuan) and Golmud (in Qinghai)

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It is required when you are planning to travel to the closed areas in Tibet.By far, most of the sites out of Lhasa and surroundings, need PSB permit. PSB needed sitesThe security bureau in every Prefecture in Tibet Autonomous Region can issue PSB permit. Military Permit — You have to obtain if you are planning to travel to some military sensitive areas.And for the overland tour, such as Sichuan-Tibet, Gansu-Tibet,you also need Military Permit.

Step 1. You need to book a Tibet tour(either tailor-made or join-in tour) with a Chinese travel agency.We recommend you to book a tour at least 25 days before you arrive in Tibet.
Step 2. Make sure you will be accompanied by guide during your stay in Tibet(Tour guide service will be definitely included in your booked Tibet tour)
Step3.Pay the deposit
Step4.Email us your color-scan passport(photo page&China visa page
Step5.If you plan to fly to Tibet,security require to show the original Tibet Permit document.please provide the accurate address which could receive the TTB document. Your Tibet Travel Permit will be issued within 5-7 working days after we pass your documents to Tibet Tourism Bureau.

1 Non-Chinese passport holders
2The Taiwan travelers, who do not have the valid Chinese ID card
3The overseas Chinese, who do not have a Chinese passport.
Note: The Hong Kong and Macau citizens who hold SAR passport, Home-Visiting Certificate do not need a Tibet Travel Permit.


Can you mail the permit to my country??

No.We don’t mail the permit out of China, since it take may be delayed or lost. If you arrive in Tibet by train, you don’t need to obtain the original permit before you enter, just show the copy of the permit in a railway station is enough. If you fly to Tibet, we will send it to your hotel or the address which you could receive the permit.If you don’t have enough time, tell us your flight information, we will arrange the delivery to you at the airport.

How much should I pay for the permit?

Now the Tibet Travel Permit is free of an administration charge.But, as a travel agency, to apply the permits involve our labor and its time-consumption.We will charge you the service fee, and put it into our quotation. But, if you join in our group tours which we are encouraged, you will get the Tibet Permit for FREE as our promotion.Since we can apply group application, in this way, the cost will be reduced dramatically.That’s also the reason why the group tour is much cheaper. Note:We never sell Tibet Travel Permit only!And you can not get the Tibet Travel Permit without a tour.It’s illegal.

I will enter Tibet via Nepal,what document should I have?

You must apply China Group Visa,which you can get from Chinese embassy in Kathmandu.Please note,no matter you have Chinese visa or not,you are required to have China Group Visa.

Is there a age-limit on Tibet Travel Permit?

No,according to our experience,so far,there is no case happened that tourist are rejected to enter because they are too young or too old.

Do I have to obtain original Tibet Entry Permit before I enter Tibet?

It depends. If you fly to Tibet, when check-in and go through security, you are required to show the original TTB document. If you take the train to Tibet, only the copy of TTB is required when to go through the security in a railway station.

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Detail of Tibet Permits

Tibet Entry Permit Tibet Entry Permit — It is issued by Tibet Tourism Bureau and is a must for foreigners entering Tibet;If you fly to Tibet,you need to show the original Tibet Entry Permit when check in and go through security.If you take train,a copy of the Tibet Entry Permit is require. Please note:Tibet Entry Permit has 2 pages, page 1 indicates the information of Chinese travel agency and itinerary, page 2 indicates the travelers’ information. Since the government encourages group tours to Tibet, the permit is issued only to tour groups traveling with a Chinese tour operator. For those overseas visitors want to go to the region as an individual, please consult the administrative offices of Tibet Tourism Bureau in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu (in Sichuan) and Golmud (in Qinghai)

Who Has to Carry a Tibet Travel Permit?

• Non-Chinese passport holders
• The Taiwan travelers, who do not have the valid Chinese ID card
• The overseas Chinese, who do not have Chinese passport.
Note: The Hong Kong and Macau citizens who hold SAR passport, Home-Visiting Certificate do not need a Tibet Travel Permit. Alien’s Travel Permit (also called PSB permit) — It is required when you are planning to travel to the closed areas in Tibet.By far, most of the sites out of Lhasa and surroundings, need PSB permit. The security bureau in every Prefecture in Tibet Autonomous Region can issue PSB permit. Please note: We can only help you to get the Alien’s Travel Permit when you arrive in Tibet.Since it needs your original passport.It will take several hours and cost 50RMB/person. The regions which need Alien’s Travel Permit

• Tsetang:Samye Monastery, Tomb of Tibetan King, Changdruk Temple, Yumbulakhang
• Shigatse:Sakya Monastery, The Mt. Everest, Rongbuk Monastery
• Gyangtse:Pelkor Chode Monastery & Kubum Stupa
• Nqari Region
• Basumtso lake in Nyingchi Region
• Chamdo Region
Lhasa and Nagqu regions are open to foreign travelers and no need for Travel Permit. Rest assured,when you book the tour,we will help you to prepare all the necessary permits.

Military Permit

You have to obtain if you are planning to travel to some military sensitive areas. How to apply Military Permit? We will help you to get the Military Permit by providing your passport,your Alien’s Travel permit to the administration bureau.It usually will take 1-2 working days. Regions which need Military Permit

  • Ngari:all the places you will visit such as Mt. Kailash, Lake Manasorovar etc.
  • Nyingtri:all the places you will visit such as Draksumtso, Pomi etc.
  • Chamdo:all the places you will visit such as Chamdo, Riwoche etc.
  • Overland from/toSichuan, Yunnan, Xinjiang ,Qinghai or Gansu

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Entering Tibet seems to be a kind of practice, a kind of pilgrimage, a dream that must be completed.An adventure for the unknown

  • Scenery:Every time, you will be deeply attracted and shocked by the blue sky and white clouds of Tibet.High mountains, Tibetan architecture, cattle and sheep
  • Local people: Simple and sincere, it is especially happy to laugh. It’s like being in another world, retaining a lot of qualities and personalities that we gradually lose.
  • religion Power: the atmosphere of Buddhism, overwhelming the devotion to Buddha…

Some things are only you immersive, you can feel that feeling, their beliefs, lifestyles, values, watching those people have been worshipping, worshiping in the most tiring and most sincere way, surprised, but also revered.

In these days in Tibet, there will always be different spiritual feelings. It will be touched by some special scenes, and will be shocked by some beautiful scenery and moved by some small behaviors of the local people.

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