Travel Formalities

Air Entry: Your Druk-Air or Bhutan Airlines e-ticket will be emailed to you in advance. Breathe Bhutan will reconfirm your ticket and let you know of any changes. Also check that all is in order the night before your flight. Please be at the check-in counter at least two hours before the expected departure time for your flight.

Passport & Visa Arrangements: Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months from your date of departure to Bhutan. Passports are stamped when you arrive.
Customs: The following articles are exempt from duty: (a) Personal effects and articles for day to day use by the visitor (b) 1 litre of alcohol (spirits or wine) (c) 200 cigarettes, on payment of import duty of 200% (d) Instruments, apparatus or appliances for professional use (e) Photographic equipment, video cameras and other electronic goods for personal use

You have to complete the passenger declaration form at your port of entry.
Visitors are advised to be cautious in purchasing old and used items, especially of religious or cultural significance, as such items may not be exported without a clearance certificate. If importing any items to Bhutan which are for sale or gift, they may be liable for customs duty. On departure, visitors are required to fill out a departure form, which will be asked for by Customs authorities.
Import/export of the following goods is strictly prohibited:
(a) Arms, ammunition and explosives
(b) All narcotics and drugs except medically prescribed drugs
(c) Wildlife products, especially those of endangered species
(d) Antiques

Imports of plants, soils etc. are subject to quarantine regulations. These items must be cleared on arrival.