Alien's Travel Permit
Alien's travel permit, also known as PSB permit, which is a must document issued by Public Security Bureau in Tibet for international travelers to visit outside of Lhasa area, for example Shigatse, Shannan, Nyingchi region. Please note: the Alien's Travel Permit doesn't need to apply for 30 days in advance, It will be not required to show when you board a train or flight to Tibet. Generally, if your itinerary involves any destination out of Lhasa, we will apply it with your orig-inal passport after you arrive in Lhasa.
Which areas require the Alien's Travel Permit?
Currently, if your itinerary involves only Lhasa and Nagqu (Lake Namtso), you just need a Tibet Travel Permit. But if you are going to visit the following areas and attractions, you will need to apply for an Alien's travel permit:
Everest base camp, Rungbuk Monastery, Sakya Monastery, Khari La Glacie
Lake Basum, Mt.Namjaparwa, Bomi
Lake YamdrokTso, Samye Monastery, Changdruk Temple, Yumbulagang Palace, Tomb of Tibetan King
Mt. Kailash, Lake Manasarovar