International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Vatican City to Bhutan.

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Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Cases Per Million
0.18
Increased by-1.10
at 12/7/2021
Vaccinated
75.55%
Increased by0.01%
at 11/28/2021
Return Status

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Bhutan. Please check quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Start Date
8/30/2021
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure 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
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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
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Vaccinated travelers must have proof of having received all vaccine doses required.

Start Date
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On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory 14-day quarantine for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are required to quarantine at a designated facility for at least 14 days. Travelers will be tested for COVID-19 at the end of their quarantine. Travelers will be allowed to leave quarantine once they test negative. If they test positive, they will be isolated.

Minimum Number of Days
14 days
Start Date
Changed

COVID-19 Risk Information

Low Risk
COVID-19 transmission is low in Bhutan.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
0.18
Increased by-1.10
at 12/7/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
0.00%
Increased by-0.10%
at 12/5/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
75.55%
Increased by0.01%
at 11/28/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
589,215
Increased by74
at 11/28/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.57
Increased by-0.04
at 12/4/2021

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

Local Guidelines

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...
Checked
12/7/2021

Use of mask

Status
Unknown
Severity
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Face masks are required in public spaces.

Public transportation

Status
Restrictions in place
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Public transport is operating as usual.

Restaurants

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

Bars

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

Nightclubs

Status
Closed
Severity
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Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

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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