Travel Visas

You must have all visas (and vaccination) certificates that are necessary to enter or pass through any countries involved in the journey or tour. Visa requirements are listed in individual Trip Notes, but please note that this information is subject to change.

Nepal Visa can be obtained upon arrival in Kathmandu.

Visa can be obtained on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, at border entry points in Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Gaddachowki on Nepal-India border and Kodari on Nepal-China border. Visa can also be obtained at the nearest Nepal Embassy or Diplomatic Mission. Visa can also be obtained (renewal purposes) at Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Kathmandu. A valid passport and one passport -size photo with a light background is required. Immigration Department has not specified the size of the passport-size photo.

Visa can be obtained only through payment of cash in the following currency: Euro, Swiss Franc, Pound Sterling, US Dollar, Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Hong Kong Dollar, Singapore Dollar, and Japanese Yen. Credit card, Indian currency and Nepali currency are not accepted as payment of visa fee.

1. Tourist Visa

Visa Facility     Duration          Fee
Multiple entry  15 days           US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry  30 days           US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry  90 days           US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

2. Gratis (Free) Visa

For the first visit in one visa year (January to December), gratis visa for 30 days is available only for nationals of South   Asian countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. However, visa can be extended from the Immigration Department on payment of visa fee as above. Indian nationals do not require visa to enter into Nepal.

3. Other Information

Nationals from Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, and Afghanistan will need to obtain a visa from Nepal Embassies or Diplomatic Missions in their respective countries, as they do not get a visa on arrival at the immigration entry points of Nepal.

4. Visa Extension

Tourists can stay for a maximum of 150 days in a visa year (Jan 1 to Dec 31).

For further information, please contact:

Department of Immigration
Kalikasthan, Kathmandu
Tel: 00977-01- 4429660 / 4429659

Fax: 00977-01-4433935, 4433934

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You can visit to find out instantly what, if any visas, you need to obtain prior to travel. Alternatively, visas can be obtained through the relevant embassy or consulate.

Download Visa Application form for Nepal

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