Zhiwa Tours And Treks

Filming Tour in Bhutan

The Royal Government of Bhutan allows foreign documentaries, films, advertisements, music videos, TV series, etc to be filmed in Bhutan. Therefore we help to customize your film making tour in Bhutan and if you are looking : to make TV Documentary, Films, etc than will help to obtaining a permit from the Authority. But before obtaining permit, we will ask all details/ of sequences to be filmed in Bhutan.
A sated filming royalty fee, in terms of USD, shall be payable to the Authority along with a security deposit. This security deposit shall be refunded after completion of film.

SI. No. Types Royalty Payable Security Deposit Total
1 TV Documentary USD 3,000 USD 2,000 USD 5,000
2 Films USD 10,000 USD 2,000 USD 12,000
3 Advertisement USD 5,000 USD 2,000 USD 7,000 /
4 Music Video USD 3,000 USD 2,000 USD 5,000
5 TV Series USD 3,000 / Per episode USD 2,000 USD 5,000

The filming fee as stated above shall apply to all filming activities irrespective of whether they are for non- profit, project related, developmental, promotional and educational films made by a development partner with the government, Bhutanese NGOs and other licensed organizations.
There shall be no exemption of the fee under any circumstances.