Guide to avail consular services of Bhutan Embassy in USA

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The Bhutan Consulate is in New York, with Tshering Gyaltshen Penjor serving as the Consul general. The Consulate offers many services to the Bhutan Citizen in the United States, such as the Bhutan passport renewal, attestation certificates, emergency certificates, etc.

763,1 U.N Plaza,New York,NY 10017

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What are the primary tasks performed by the Embassy/Consulate of Bhutan located in New York, USA?

The Embassy/Consulate assists travelers from the United States to Bhutan, and citizens traveling from Bhutan to the United States. It also plays a significant role in an educational exchange program sponsored by the Bhutan government. To allow for more ease of use and access, the Embassy/Consulate has established multiple Consulates across the country to offer services seamlessly.

What type of passport services are provided by the Bhutan Embassy/Consulate?

The primary purposes of travel to the United States by Bhutan nationals are tourism, higher education, employment, and other activities (such as parents visiting children, business events, etc.). In the United States, any foreign resident needs to possess a valid travel document, or the traveler will be deported to their home country. If the travel documents, such as a passport, expired, or were lost, the Embassy would work to provide new records to the traveler.

How many BhutanConsulates/Embassy is in the United States to serve travelers?

The BhutanConsulate in New York (address listed above) along with OneConsulates/Embassy spread across the country aid travelers to and from Bhutan.

Honorary Consulate of Bhutan – Seattle

16628, 76th Avenue,

West Edmonds, WA 98026

Does a Consulate operate out of New YorkConsulate/Embassy?

There is no separate consular address in New York. Both Embassy and Consular service office located in the same address

What are the hours of operation of the BhutanEmbassy/Consulate in New York?

Bhutan Embassy working hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST.

What days is the Embassy/Consulate open?

The BhutanEmbassy/Consulate operates Monday through Friday and is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays.

Are there any jurisdictional restrictions regarding services from the Bhutan Consulate/Embassy in New York?

No, people residing in any location are eligible for services like issue of Bhutan passport and visa services.

What does Visa-Free Score for Bhutan Passport mean? 

To visit visa-free countries, Bhutan passport accumulates points that decide the visit without a visa or to obtain a visa on arrival.

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