Why Is Tibet Permit Needed ?

Tibet permit, also called Tibet entry permit, is commonly said Tibet visa by some people. In common sense Visa is said to a country or sovereign state. However, Tibet is in any way an area under China' sovereignty, at most it is now a province. So saying Tibet visa instead of Tibet permit is wrong

Tibet entry permit is a different say in details, compared to Tibet permit. Tibet permit is a general address. It is comparatively speaking, a kind of documentation compared to others like accommodation, transfers, meals, etc. which are all necessary elements in your Tibet tours. While saying Tibet entry permit, is said to other kind of permits such as Alien's Travel Permit, Foreign Affairs Certificate, Military Area entry permit, etc. So Tibet entry permit refers to a certificate with which you can enter Tibet. And only after you establish yourself in Tibet you can then have a tour, and you can apply other kinds of permits afterwords.

Tibet permit is a MUST documentation when traveling to Tibet without it you cannot have a tour to Tibet. The reason why Tibet permit is needed is that Tibet is not completely opened area, just like an area in your country to which there should be some area in which people cannot go in.

What Are All Permits For Tibet Tours ?

Aliens Permit Sample

Tibet Entry Permit

Military Area Permit


Note: Not all tours need those permits mentioned above, but all tours need a Tibet entry permit.

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Now step by step application for Tibet permit in the following

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Important Information: We do NOT sell Tibet entry permit because it is illegal

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