• by Apple
  • Last Updated: 2018-09-27

Why Not To Mention Tibet when apply China Visa? You will hear this suggestion often from any experienced tour consultants, but why it is so? --- it is because if you mention that you would travel Tibet during your stay in China, China Embassy would requires you to present Tibet Tourism Bureau Permit (also called Tibet Travel Permit, short for TTB), but here in Tibet, Tibet Tourism Bureau would not issue TTB until China Visa copy is provided. To sum up they are contradictory policies of different government departments which never get fixed, somehow. 

It’s terribly annoying, to you as well as to us, but we don’t see it to be fixed any time soon. Thus to avoid the unnecessary trouble, we suggest you NOT TO MENTION TIBET when apply China Visa, or your visa application will be rejected. 

When you avoid to mention Tibet, but only indicate that you will to travel China in general, sometimes China Embassy may require you to provide more information of your stay in China, eg. daily itinerary and hotel, etc. When this occurs, Great Tibet Tour will provide you with a Visa Supporting Doc with a fake China tour program avoiding Tibet which will do the trick. For Visa Supporting Doc, we need below information from you:
*When & Where will you first land in China
*When & Where will you last depart China

If your general route be as HOME → China → Tibet → China → Home, you only need to show China Embassy your international flight booking of HOME → China & China → Home. The domestic flight/train to & from Tibet, within China, must be leave unmentioned. 

But if you were to travel as HOME → NEPAL → TIBET → CHINA/NEPAL → HOME, you do not need to apply China Visa at home by yourself, but have us applying you China Group Visa in Kathmandu upon your arrival with your original passport, thus no such concern of not to mention Tibet. Read more info about it here: China Group Visa from Nepal

Both route as their pros & cons, if you don’t take the trouble earlier back at home, you will go through some trouble later at Kathmandu, so don’t let this decide your general route. 

All these sounds rather complicated, but really an experienced tour consultant will guide you one step at a time, just follow our instructions, together we will get it done. Please get in touch with us. Our professional tour consultants are ready to provide you with information which suits your travel plan best. 

Related Articles & Posts

  • Military Permit

    The tourist Military Permit is one of the document issued by Military office in Lhasa. It's an additional permit besides your Tibet Travel Permit. If you are going to Ngari for visiting Mt. Kailash or Lake Mansarovar, you need to apply your Military Permit one month before your departure. ...

  • Alien's Travel Permit

    Alien's Travel Permit, also being called as PSB, is required if foreigner travelers wish to visit the territories outside Lhasa, such as Shigatse, Shannan, Nyingchi, etc. ...

  • Permit without Tour

    Some of tourists want to obtain Tibet Permits without tour while according to the regulations, it is impossible for us to help with Tibet Travel Permits for independent travelers anymore. ...

  • Permit Application

    Input the Tibet Travel Permit application online, we will help you get your Tibet Visa successfully! According to the related rule, all travelers need to input all detailed info about your Tibet tour for applying your Tibet Permit. ...

  • Nepal Visa

    International tourists can get Nepal Visa immediately when they arrive at Kathmandu airport, and they can pay for the visa in foreign currency. ...

  • Tibet Border Pass

    When tourists plan to travel to Mount Everest, Mount Kailash and other border areas between Tibet and other countries, the Tibet Border Pass is required. While, this pass can not be applied by themselves, and travelers should ask help from the travel agency. ...

  • Tibet Tourism Bureau

    Tibet Travel Permit, which also known as “Tibet Tourism Bureau Permit” or “TTB Permit”, is the indispensable permit for international travelers to travel to Tibet. ...

  • China Visa

    Travel agencies need China Visa to obtain Tibet Permit for those foreign travelers who will get to Tibet from mainland China. How to smoothly apply for China Visa in your country? Check this and find the answer. ...

  • Tibet Travel Permits

    Tibet Travel Permit (Tibet Visa) is needed to board a train or plane to Lhasa besides your Chinese Visa. Your pre-arranged itinerary through a legal travel agency in Lhasa will be listed in your Tibet Permit. ...

  • China Group Visa

    International travelers who will enter Tibet from Nepal, have to apply for China Group Visa from Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu. So, what is China Group Visa? How to get it? ...

Ask a Quick Question? Ask below or call 0086-891-6873166
or Email Us