Bhutanese passport is a document which authorizes and facilitates travel and other activities in Bhutan or by Bhutanese citizens.
Foreign travel passports are issued to citizens of
Bhutan for international travel, by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. [1 ]
History [ edit ]
Kingdom of Bumthang, which constitutes a part of modern day Bhutan, feudal passbooks or 'dzeng' were issued to court messengers in order to travel from kingdom to kingdom. (Dzongkha: ཛེང) Diplomacy and mediating were crucially important measures in pre-modern [2 ] Bhutan chiefdoms. [3 ]
Languages [ edit ]
The passport contains text in English and
Dzongkha (Tibetan script). [4 ]
See also [ edit ]
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1 1. Includes Crown Dependencies, British Overseas Territories, and former British plantations, crown colonies, colonies, protectorates, protected states, mandates, trust territories and other British possessions.
2. The Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey are not part of the European Union, but Manxmen and Channel Islanders are citizens of the European Union; the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey, and Manxmen and Channel Islanders themselves (unless they qualify and apply for recognition of a change in status), are however excluded from the benefits of the Four Freedoms of the European Union.
3. The Government of the United Kingdom also issue passports to British nationals who are not British citizens with the right of abode in the United Kingdom and who are also not otherwise citizens of the European Union.
2 Open border with Schengen Area.
3 Russia is a transcontinental country in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia.
4 Turkey is a transcontinental country in the Western Asia and Southeast Europe.
5 Azerbaijan, Georgia ( Abkhazia; South Ossetia) and Kazakhstan are transcontinental countries in the Western Asia and Eastern Europe.
6 Armenia ( Nagorno-Karabakh) and Cyprus ( Northern Cyprus) are entirely in Western Asia but having socio-political connections with Europe.
7 Egypt is a transcontinental country in North Africa and the Western Asia.
8 Partially recognized.
9 Not recognized by any other state.
10 Special Administrative Regions of the People's Republic of China
11 The Soviet Union was a transcontinental country located in Eurasia