According to an official report by the India’s Home Ministry, the Indians under the age of 15 and over the age of 65 can use their Aadhaar cards as valid travel documents for travelling to Nepal and Bhutan.
The Home Ministry further clarify that the Indians other than those in the two age brackets will not be allowed to user their Aadhaar cards to travel to the two neighboring counties of India, for which no visas are needed.
The official announcement further said that the Indian citizens visiting to Nepal and Bhutan don’t need a valid visa if they have a valid passport, a photo identity card issued by the Indian government.
The visitors can also use their election identity card issued by the Election Commission of India as their travel documents, it added.
Earlier, the Indians over the age of 65 and under 15 could use their PAN card, driving license, or government health services cards, but no the Aadhaar card issued by the Indian government, to prove their identity while travelling to these two neighboring countries.
The government-issued Aadhaar card has now been added to list, a senior official of the Indian Home Ministry explained.