VISA Nepal Information
A visa for Nepal can be obtained on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. And the border entry points in Kakadvitta, Biratnagar, Pashupatinagar, Birgunj, Belahia (Bhairahawa) , Jamunaha (Nepalgunj), Mohana (Dhangadi), Gaddachowki(Mahendranagar) on the Nepal-India border and Rasuwagadi 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.
1. A valid passport and one passport -size photo with a light background.
2. 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.3. Credit card, Indian currency and Nepali currency are not accepted as payment of visa fees
The following visa fees have come into effect from 17 July 2019 (as per the Nepal Government’s decision made on 26 May 2019. Source: http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/post/notice-regarding-visa-fee-updates):
|Tourist Visa Fee Details||Visa Fee|
|15 Days (Multiple Entry)||USD 30|
|30 Days (Multiple Entry)||USD 50|
|90 Days (Multiple Entry)||USD 125|
|Visa Extension (Within Valid Visa Period)||USD 3 per day|
|Visa Extension (With Multiple Entry)||Additional USD 25|
|Visa Extension (After Visa Expiration)||Late fee USD 5 per day|
|Non-Tourist Visa Fee Details||Visa Fee|
|Foreigners with Nepalese Origin||USD 10 per Month|
|Journalists and their dependants||USD 15 per Month|
|Foreigners working in offices or project directly affiliated with GoN and their dependants||USD 30 per Month|
|Foreigner married to a Nepali Citizen||USD 15 per Month|
|Relatives of foreigners having marital relations with Nepali Citizens||USD 25 per Month|
|Foreigners and their dependants working in organizations having contract between donor country and the Nepal Government and funded by the donor country||USD 50 per Month|
|Other foreigners working in Nepal||USD 75 per Month|
|Business Visa Fee Details||Visa Fee|
|Foreigner and their dependants having an investment more than NRs 100 million (Multiple Entry Visa for duration less than a year)||USD 20 per Month|
|Foreigner and their dependants having an investment more than NRs 100 million (Multiple Entry Visa for a year)||USD 200 per Year|
|Foreigner and their dependants having an investment more than NRs 100 million (Multiple Entry Visa for five years)||USD 500|
|Foreigner and their dependants having an investment equal to or less than NRs 100 million (Multiple Entry Visa for duration less than a year)||USD 35 per Month|
|Foreigner and their dependants having an investment equal to or less than NRs 100 million (Multiple Entry Visa for a year)||USD 400 per Year|
|Residential Visa Fee Details||Visa Fee|
|New Visa with Multiple Entry facility||USD 500|
|Visa Renewal with Multiple Entry facility||USD 200 per Year|
Officials from China, Brazil, Russia and Thailand do not need Entry Visa based on reciprocal visa waiver Agreement
Visas of all kinds including ‘Gratis’ issued at the Airport are Tourist Visas. Contact Department of Immigration for extending your visa or changing the category of your visa. Tourist Visa extension can be done from Immigration Office, Pokhara too. Non tourist visa extension can be done only at Department of Immigration (if eligible) for a period of maximum one year (except business visa).
Indian nationals do not require a visa to enter Nepal. As per the Nepal Immigration, Indian Nationals traveling to Nepal by air must possess any one of the following documents.
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 5th Jan 2016, from following Nepali missions in the People’s Republic of China:
Other Visa Information
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.
Visa Extension for Nepal
Learn more about applying for Nepal visa online by clicking here Online Visa Application for Nepal.
For further visa information for Nepal, please contact: Department of Immigration Kalikasthan, Kathmandu