A Visa can be obtained on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, at border entry points in Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Gaddachowki on the Nepal-India border and Kodari on the Nepal-China border. Your Visa can also be obtained at the nearest Nepal Embassy or Diplomatic Mission. Visa renewals can be obtained from the Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Kathmandu. A valid passport and one passport-size photo with a light background is required. The Immigration Department has not specified the size of the passport-size photo, however standard passport photos should suffice. It’s always handy to have extra copies of your passport photo available.
You can pay for your Visa in the following currencies: Euro, Swiss Franc, Pound Sterling, US Dollar, Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Hong Kong Dollar, Singapore Dollar and Japanese Yen. Payment by Credit Card, Indian currency and Nepali currency are not accepted.
a. Tourist Visa
|US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
|US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
|US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency
b.Gratis (Free) Visa
c.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 documents:
Also, please check with your nearest travel agents for documents required by the Indian Immigration for Indians traveling to Nepal.
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.
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
Tel: 00977-1- 4429660 / 4438862 / 4438868/ 4433934
Web site: www.nepalimmigration.gov.np