International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Restricted

Entry into Bhutan From Egypt is Restricted

Description

Travelers are not allowed to enter Bhutan. Visa on arrival services are suspended until further notice. Foreign nationals need to apply for permission prior to entry.

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These travel restrictions do not apply to citizens of Bhutan.

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Bhutan Government
Start Date
9/21/2020
Changed
7/2/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure to Bhutan.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Bhutanese citizens returning home.
Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
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Bhutan Government
Start Date
9/21/2020
Changed
7/2/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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Description

All travelers including citizens are required to declare their health status through the health declaration form.

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Bhutan Government
Start Date
12/28/2020
Changed
7/2/2021

On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory quarantine

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Description

All travelers are required to quarantine at a designated facility for at least 8 days. Travelers will be tested for COVID-19 on the 8th day. Travelers will be allowed to leave quarantine once they test negative. If they test positive, they will be isolated.

Minimum Number of Days
8 days
Quarantine Duration

Until Test Negative

Duration Reduction Measures

Test Test Negative

Duration Extension Measures

Test Positive

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Bhutan Government
Start Date
9/21/2020
Changed
7/2/2021

COVID-19 Risk Information

Moderate Risk
COVID-19 transmission is moderate in Bhutan.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
14.44
Increased by-9.26
at 7/22/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
0.40%
Decreased by0.10%
at 5/27/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
62.92%
Increased by0.09%
at 7/12/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
485,497
Increased by677
at 7/12/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.93
Increased by-0.08
at 7/21/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

Although restrictions are gradually lifting, they may be re-introduced at any time and preventative health measures remain encouraged. Information relating to the COVID-19 response in Bhutan can be found at https://www.gov.bt/covid1...
Last Checked
7/22/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
Status
Unknown
Severity
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Face masks are required in public spaces.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Public transport is operating as usual.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing but may be closed in high-risk areas.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Bars are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing but may be closed in high-risk areas.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
Status
Closed
Severity
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Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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