Dear Nepal Visitors,
For all foreigners a visa is necessary to enter Nepal. It can be obtained from any Nepalese Embassy or Consulate or at the entry points in Nepal. Tourist who intends to visit Nepal must hold valid passport and visa.
Tourist entry visa can be obtained Nepalese Embassy or Consulate or other mission offices at the following immigration offices in Nepal.
- Immigration Office, Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
Immigration Office, Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)
Immigration Office, Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal)
Immigration Office, Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)
Immigration Office, Belahia, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)
Immigration Office, Jamunaha, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal)
Immigration Office, Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)
Immigration Office, Gadda Chauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal)
Visa fee for visitors who enter Nepal for the first time in a visa year (Jan-Dec):
Duration Fee :
Single entry 60 days from the date of entry US$ 30 or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
Multiple entry facility can be obtained paying additional US$ 50 or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
The facility will be valid for a visa year (Jan-Dec) if the visa period is valid.
Tourist Visa Extension :
A tourist visa can be extended upto 120 days from the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu and Pokhara Immigration Office on request. Thereafter an additional 30 days can be extended from Department of Immigration ensuring that tourist visa cannot be extended more than 150 days.
Visa Extension Fee :
Tourist visa extension fee for 30 days :- US$ 30 in equivalent Nepalese currency.
Tourist visa extension with multiple entry facility :
Multiple entry facility can be obtained paying additional US$ 50 or equivalent convertible foreign currency. The facility will be valid for a visa year (Jan-Dec) if the visa period is valid.
Late fee for not applying extension in time :
US$2 in equivalent Nepalese currency per day for the first 30 days. – US$3 in equivalent Nepalese currency per day for the next 31 to 90 days. – US$5 in equivalent Nepalese currency per day for more than 90 days.
Gratis visa :
Children below 10 yrs. – Dependants upto the age of 16 years, holding foreign passports of Nepalese parents or either of their parent being a Nepalese citizen. – Citizen of Nepali origin, after having obtained passport for the first time from a Nepal based foreign mission, until the period of his departure to a foreign country. – Citizens of member countries of South Asian association forRegional Cooperation (SAARC) and the people’s Republic of china. – Any foreigner, who has lived in Nepal upto fifteen (15) days continuously, re-entering Nepal during the same visa year. – Any foreigner, tourist entering into Nepal for three days or less than that.
Some Important information to tourist : Don’t or Do’s
A tourist may stay in Nepal upto 150 days in a visa year (Jan-Dec).A tourist must extend his/her visa before expiry of the visa validity period. A tourist who does not comply with these regulations may be liable of fine and other prosecution as provided in Immigration Act and Rules. A Foreigner having obtained tourist visa shall not be allowed to work with or without receiving remuneration. A foreigner shall not be allowed to carry out any work other than that for which purpose s/he has obtained the visa.