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Military Permit

Military Permit

  • Duration:10-20 days
  • Required:Passport and China visa
  • Expiry Date:The day on your leaving of Tibet
  • Issued By:Foreign Affairs Office of Tibet

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Military Permit for unopened area

The military permit is issued by the Foreign Affairs Office of Tibet, Which is an extra official must document for intern-ational travelers to visit unopened areas in Tibet, such as the Ngari Prefecture, Changdu area, Some parts of Nyingc-hi and Shannan prefecture.

How to apply a Military Permit?

If your itinerary involves Ngari, Changdu, Shannan area. We will apply for a Military Permit with scanned copy of your passport and visa 30 days in advance.

Do travelers need to carry Military Permit when board a flight or train to Tibet?

You will be required to show Military Permit when you are taking a flight from Lhasa, Urumqi, Kashgar to Ngari, or ov-erland trip from Sichuan, Qinghai, Yunnan, Xinjiang to Tibet. 

​What specific areas and attractions need to apply for military permit?



Ngari prefecture

Mt. Kailash, Lake Manasorovar and all attractions in Ngari prefecture.

Nyingchi prefecture

Bomi town, Lake Ranwu, Milin area, Motuo area

Shanan prefecture

Lake Lhamo La-tso and other remote areas

Changdu area

All places need to apply


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