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How to apply for Tibet permit 2020

TTB Permit: The Tibet Entry Permit is a must for foreign travelers, Overseas Chinese with no Chinese passport, Taiwan citizen to go to Tibet. If you are Hong Kong and Macau citizens, there is no need to apply for TTB permit.

Aliens Travel Permit: This permit is required when you want to travel to the remote areas in Tibet. PSB permit can be issued in the capital city of each prefecture in Tibet by local Public Security Bureau.

Military Permit: If you want to go to the military or sensitive areas in Tibet, you need to obtain military permit.

Since the policy on Tibet travel permit 2014 removes the restriction on group size and nationality, all travelers can easily get Tibet permit 2014. Now you can follow the following steps to apply for a Tibet permit to make you dream of travel to Tibet become true.

Firstly, obtain a Chinese visa from a Chinese Embassy in your home country. To apply for a Tibet permit 2013, you need to email the scanned copy of your Chinese visa and passport to a licensed Tibet travel agency. All individuals entering China must hold a passport that is valid for at least six months for a single or double entry visa and at least nine months for a multiple entry visa. This should also be the first step of travel to Tibet.

Secondly, design your Tibet tour route because you need to mention where you will go in Tibet when applying for the Tibet permit. For example, you plan to make a Lhasa tour by train from Xining to Lhasa and then to Xining by flight. Your travel route stated on the Tibet permit is Xining-Lhasa-Xining. If you plan is taking the Beijing to Lhasa train to Tibet, and then travelling from Lhasa to Kathmandu visa Gyantse, Shigatse and Everest Base Camp, your travel route stated on the Tibet permit is Beijing, Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse, EBC, Kathmandu.

Thirdly, find a Tibet tour operator online to apply for Tibet permit for you as the Tibet permit must be applied for through an authorized travel agency. There are dozens of Tibet travel agencies offering Tibet tours for your choice. It is important to choose a reliable and professional Tibet travel agency, which will guarantee you an impressive Tibet tour. Besides, not all travel agencies can help you get Tibet permit in 2013. Only large Tibet travel agencies are able to obtain Tibet travel permit for travelers.

After confirming which Tibet travel agency you will use, you need to email a scanned copy of your Chinese Visa and Passport to that agency so that they can apply for the Tibet permit for you. What you should do next is waiting for your Tibet permit. The travel agency usually will send your Tibet permit to your reserved hotel in China or have someone to meet you at the airport and give you the permit.

At the same time, you should begin to prepare for your trip to Tibet, such as book air tickets or train tickets to Tibet. Usually, you can get a little discount on air ticket if you book in advance. If you want to enjoy the world’s highest railway, the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, it is best to book the train tickets at least one month in advance because it is a hot tourist railway and it is difficult to get a ticket sometimes. But only travel agencies with annual booking from the train ticket office can book train tickets one month in advance, so it is wise to ask a travel agency to book the train tickets for you.