Sikkim Entry Permit and Mandatory Documents

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Formalities required for visiting Sikkim

 


 

         » Indian Nationals have no formalities to enter the State other than restricted areas.

 

         » Foreigners must obtain Inner Line Permit (ILP) to visit Sikkim.

 

How to obtain ILP (Inner Line Permit)?

 


 

          » ILP can be obtained from all Indian Missions, Sikkim Tourism Offices at New Delhi, Kolkata, District Magistrates Office of Darjeeling, Siliguri and Rangpo on the strength of an Indian Visa.

 

          » The permit will be for 30 days duration initially and the State Government is authorized to extend the same by a further period of 30 days.

 

Documents required for obtaining ILP.

 


 

          » 2 passport size photographs.

 

          » Photocopies of passport and Visa.

 

Documents required In hand for an Indian Traveller to enter restricted areas of Sikkim.

 


 

          » 3 passport size photographs of the traveller (for each destination).

 

          » 3 copies of ID proofs bearing Address of the traveller (for each destination).

 

          » Children below 5 years need to take School ID card with them.

 

          » If children are above 5 years then Aadhaar card is mandatory.

 

Formalities to obtain Entry permit.

 


 

          » Should collect and fill an Entry Permit form from the Regional Tourism Head Office, Gangtok.

         

          » Fee of Rs 350/head to be remitted at the Gangtok office for the permit card.

 

          » Permit will be issued only considering the vehicles to the particular area.

 

          » Only 15 vehicles/day is permitted to Dzongu and 12 vehicles/day is permitted to Nathu La.

 

Cancellation of the Entry Permit.

 


 

          » If there is any military action or any other security problems, the Entry permit will be cancelled within 2 hours without any prior notice.

 

          » In that case, the paid amount for the Entry Permit will not be refunded.

 

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