Permits are necessary for entering Corbett Tiger Reserve. For day visits, permits can be booked online prior to one month of the date of arrival. However permits for night halts are issued at the CTR Reception Office at Ramnagar for which visitors have to file an application as early as they can by sending fax to the reception office or by hand through any local correspondent. Day visits to Dhikala Tourism zone are not permitted except in conducted safari organized by Corbett Tiger Reserve. Only visitors who have prior accommodation reserved can enter Dhikala Zone.
For night halts three tourist complexes located at Dhikala, Gairal and Bijrani offer a choice of accommodation type. Dhikala has the maximum bed capacity including a dormitory. Basic lodging is available for tourists at other Forest Rest Houses at Malani, Sultan, Gairal, Sarpduli, Khinanauli, Kanda and Jhirna. Visitors can also stay at the Forest Rest Houses at Lohachaur, Rathuadhab, Halduparao, Mundiapani, Morghatti, Sendhikhal and Dhela.