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Bhutan

0 active COVID-19 cases out of 1,000 people
75.13% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 62.01% last week
Most visitors from the United States will not be allowed to enter Bhutan.

Border status

Applications for tourist visas are submitted by the tour operator.

All visitors (except nationals of Bangladesh, India and the Maldives) must obtain visa clearance from Thimphu before coming to Bhutan. More information, including a list of authorised tour operators in Bhutan, may be obtained from the Tourism Council of Bhutan.


Outgoing travelTraveling from the United States to Bhutan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken hours before departing to Bhutan.
Quarantine requirements
Visitors from the United States will need to quarantine for days upon entering Bhutan.

Return travelReturning to the United States from Bhutan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Bhutan must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United States.
Exceptions

Children under the age of 2 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Travelers with proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding. Proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from your healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel.

More info at the CDC site

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Bhutan will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering the United States.
Exceptions

Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​


Local summary

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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