1. A white scarf with fringes is for commoners.
2. A white scarf with fringes and a red band running lengthwise down the middle, with one, two or three red stripes across it, is worn by an assistant district administrator (Dzongrab, Dungpa).
3. A white scarf with fringes and two broad, red, vertical borders is called a khamar and is worn by village chiefs, the gups.
4.A red scarf without fringes is worn by a Dasho.
4. Judges wear a dark green scarf.
5.Members of the National Assembly and National Council wear a dark blue scarf.
6. Deputy ministers and Ministers wear an orange scarf without fringes.
7. The King and the Je Khenpo, the head abbot of the country wear a saffron, yellow scarf.
8. All high-ranking officials wear a swaod.
Women wear a red striped scarf with fringes on their left shoulder.