• How to apply

Requirements for an ordinary passport:

  • Passport-size photograph affixed to the application form. The photograph must not be more than six months old, 45 mm x 35 mm with the facial image taking up 70-80% of the photograph, taken with a white background and without border.
  • Fee of Nu. 1000/-
  • A photocopy of citizenship identity card or identity documents issued by the Ministry of Home & Cultural Affairs.
  • Security Clearance Certificate (SCC) from the Royal Bhutan Police processed online.

Requirements for Emergency Passport/Travel Document

  • Submit completed application. Form, available at: http://www.mfa.gov.bt/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/passport-application1.pdf
  • Passport-size photograph affixed to the application form. The photograph must not be more than six months old, 45 mm x 35 mm with the facial image taking up 70-80% of the photograph, taken with a white background and without border.
  • Fee of Nu. 1000/-
  • A photocopy of citizenship identity card or identity documents issued by the Ministry of Home & Cultural Affairs, along with the original documents.
  • Photocopies of parents of children and birth certificate for application of newborn children upto one year of age.
  • Security Clearance Certificate (SCC) from the Royal Bhutan Police