Bhutan Work Permit

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Bhutan
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Talent Migration

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If you wish to work and reside in the kingdom of Bhutan for more than 6 months, You need a Long term work visa. Usually, your employer shall seek approval for recruitment from the Department of Labour first. Upon receiving the approval of the Department of Labour under Rule 118, the concerned employer shall process and obtain Work Permit from the respective Immigration Office.


The processing time for work visa may take from 6-12 weeks from the application day.

You can bring your spouse and kids with you.



The general application process is :

  1. Get the employment letter or work contract from the employer in Bhutan

  2. Prepare your visa application and gather other required documents for it.

  3. Apply for a work visa and prepare to move to Bhutan

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DURATION

12 - 36 months

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CITIZENSHIP

240 Month(s)

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FEES

Based on nationality

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P. RESIDENCY

N/A

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COMPLEXITY

Low

Eligibility Requirements for the Bhutan Work Permit

8 Eligibility Requirements

  • You need a passport valid for at least 6 months.
  • You should be of 18 years and above to apply for Work Permit.
  • You need approval from the Department of Labor.
  • You should be in good health.
  • You should be of good character.
  • You must possess the required skill/experience demanded by the job offered.
  • You need to have details of accommodation at your destination.
  • Additional requirements might be present. Please check with your employer for details.

Document Requirements for the Bhutan Work Permit

7 Document Required

  • Visa application form, completed and signed.
  • Copies of valid passport (like the bio page, past visas, etc.).
  • Approval from the Department of Labour.
  • Copies of Qualification certificate.
  • Original medical fitness certificate.
  • Copies of work experience from previous employers.
  • Additional requirements might be present. Please check with your employer for details.

Talent Migration data for Bhutan

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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