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Q: Are foreigners allowed to work/study in Tibet?

10 years 1 week ago in  Visa & Legalities - Lhasa

 
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I don't think you're allowed to work or study there. It is difficult to even get a tourist visa. They are extremely strict about who goes into the country. There was a time when any foreigner found there was killed, so I don't think they are keen on foreigners coming to stay.

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10 years 4 days ago
 
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As far as I know you can only get a tourist visa if you visit as part of an organised group. I would think it would be difficult to work there.

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Yeah I was acting in a drama for CCTV and they "suggested" that I leave Tibet while we where filming (but that was right after the 08 riots).

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I'm pretty sure you aren't allowed since most foreigners can't go alone and they need to be with a group. If your studying or working it would be a big 'no no' since people who study or work are on their own a lot. That's one of the more isolated places in China. 

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No, legally a foreiger is not allowed to work in Tibet, really don;'t know why you would want to study there, there isn't any educational facility worth while in this part of China in less you are studying buddism

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