How to get Visa ?

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. 

  • Single entry tourist visas can be obtained by paying US $30 for 60 days.
  • If you wish to leave and re-enter the country, you'll need to pay additional fees. US $25 for Single Re-entry, US $40 for Double Re-entry and US $60 for Multiple Re-entry.
  • If a visitor already visited Nepal and intend to visit again within same year (within Jan-Dec) can obtain entry visa paying US$ 30 for 30 days.
  • Visitors may extend their tourist visa by paying US $50 for 30 days.
  • Business visas with multiple entry facilities are available at a rate of US $100 for one year and US $250 for five years. Ministry of Industry recommendation is required.
  • If a person stays in Nepal more than 15 days and wish to re enter same year (Jan-Dec) will get free visa.

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 air port or any of the land entry points are required to fill a visa form with passport photograph. 

IMPORTANT NOTE 
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: 

  • Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
  • Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)
  • Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal)
  • Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)
  • Belhiya, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)
  • Jamuna, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal)
  • Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)
  • Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal)

Tourist Visa 

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