Visa Nepal

A visa for Nepal can be obtained on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu and at border entry points in Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Gaddachowki on the Nepal-India border and Kodari on the Nepal–China border. Outside of Nepal, A visa can also be obtained at the nearest Nepal Embassy or Diplomatic Mission. To renew a visa you can go to the Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Kathmandu.

Visa Requirements

A valid passport and one passport – size photo with a light background. Visa can be obtained only through payment of cash in the following currency: Euro, Swiss, Pound, Sterling, US Dollar, Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Hong Kong Dollar, Singapore Dollar and Japanese Yen. Credit Card, Indian currency and Nepal Currency are not accepted as payment of visa fee.

i. Tourist Visa Nepal

Visa Facility Duration Fee
Multiple Entry 15 days US $30 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple Entry 30 days US $50 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple Entry 90 days US $125 or equivalent convertible currency

ii. Gratis (Free) Visa

-For 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 specified above.

- Indian nationals do not require visa to entry into Nepal.

iii. Nepal Visa for Indian Nationals

Indian nationals do not require a visa to enter Nepal. As per the Nepalese Immigration, Indian Nationals Traveling to Nepal must posses any one of the following document.

1. Passports.
2. Driving License with Photo.
3. Photo Identity card issued by a Governmen Agency.
4. Ration Card with Photo.
5. Election Commission Card with Photo.
6. Identity Card issued by Embassy of India in Kathmandu.
7. Identity Card with photo issued by Sub-divisional Magistrate or any other Officials above his rank

Also, please cheek with your nearest travel agents for documents required by the Indian Immigration for Indians traveling to Nepal.

iv. Nepal Visa for Chinese Nationals

As per official circular of the Embassy of Nepal in Beijing, China. Chinese nationals applying for tourist visa to Nepal are being provided “gratis tourist visa” from Jan 5, 2016, from following Nepali missions in the people’s Republic of China:

1. Embassy of Nepal, Beijing
2. Consulate General of Nepal, Lhasa
3. Consulate General of Nepal, Hong Kong
4. Honorary Consulate of Nepal , Shanghai

v. Other Visa

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

vi. Visa Extension for Nepal

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