A Visa is necessary to enter Nepal and can be obtained for the following duration from any Nepalese Embassy or Consulate or at the entry points in Nepal. The rules below have been updated as of September 2001.
All visitors except the Indian nationals must hold passport and valid visa. Visa can be obtained at the Nepalese diplomatic missions and consulates abroad. Visa is also issued at the entry points. It can be extended at the Department of Immigration, Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu. Children under 10 years need not pay any visa fee. People willing to get entry Visa at the airport or any of the land entry points are required to fill a visa form with passport photograph.
According to a notification posted by the Nepal Tourism Board on 15th July, the new tourist visa rules will be effective from 16th July 2008. All tourists who visit Nepal must hold valid passport and visa. Tourist entry visa can be obtained for the following duration from Nepal Embassy/ Consulate or Mission offices abroad, or at the following immigration offices in Nepal:
|Visa Facility||Duration Fee|
|Multiple entry15 days||US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency|
|Multiple entry30 days||US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency|
|Multiple entry90 days||US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency|