India Embassy and Consulates in Bhutan
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of India may close on the following Bhutanese and Indian holidays in 2021/2022:
|Sikkim State Day||Sunday, May 16||4 days, 19 hours|
|Shab-I-Qadr||Friday, May 21||1 week, 2 days|
|Jumat-ul-Wida||Saturday, May 22||1 week, 3 days|
|Id-ul-Fitr||Monday, May 24||1 week, 5 days|
|Birthday of Kazi Nazrul Islam||Tuesday, May 25||1 week, 6 days|
|Following Day Of Ramzan||Wednesday, May 26||2 weeks|
|Lord Buddha's Parinirvana||Saturday, June 05||3 weeks, 3 days|
1. How many Indian Embassies/Consulates are there in Bhutan?
India currently maintains 2 diplomatic representative offices in Bhutan including Thimphu and Phuentsholing.
2 - Do Bhutanese citizens need a visa for India?
Citizens of Bhutan (holders of regular passports) can travel to India for Freedom of movement without having to apply or obtain a Indian visa for short-term tourism.
3- What is the Holiday Calendar of Indian embassies in Bhutan?
The Indian representative offices in Bhutan will be closed in observance of the following Bhutanese and Indian holidays in 2021/2021:
- Sikkim State Day (IN) Sun, May 16, 2021 (4 days, 20 hours)
Time in India vs Bhutan
New Delhi, India time is 1:30 hours behind Thimphu, Bhutan