Nepal Visa

General Information of Visa

The foreign tourist visiting Nepal shall be granted the tourist visa. The tourist visa shall be granted for a period in maximum of 150 days in a visa year (Visa years means January to December). A tourist who has departed before the expiry of the period specified in the visa issued in a visa year shall not be allowed to use the visa by adding the remaining period to another visa year. If any foreigner who has entered into Nepal towards the end of a visa year desires to spend even the period during which he may stay in Nepal with the tourist visa of the other visa year, he may use such facility.

Free visa for 30 days is available only for nationals of South Asian countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. However, Indian nationals do not require visa to enter into Nepal.
 
Nationals of the following countries will not get visa on arrival at the immigration entry points of Nepal; Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan.
 
Access to Nepal

By Air – Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu

By Land – All visitors coming to Nepal by land must enter only through one f these entry points; (a) Kakarbhitta (b) Birjunj (c) Bhairawa (d) Nepalgunj (e) Dhangadi and (f) Mahendranagar in Nepal India border and (g) Kodari in the Nepal – China border.

Visa Fees

US Dollars 25 or other convertible foreign currency equivalent thereto for 15 days multiple entry visa.

US Dollars 40 or other convertible foreign currency equivalent thereto for 30 days multiple entry visa.

US Dollars 100 or other convertible foreign currency equivalent thereto for 90 days multiple entry visa.

Fees to be levied for renewal or regularization of tourist visa Nepalese currency equivalent to 2 US dollars per day to renew the validity of tourist visa.

In case where request has also been made for the facility of multiple entry, just valid for the renewal period an additional amount in Nepalese currency equivalent to U. S. Dollars 20 to the fee as referred to in Clause (a).

In regularizing visa of any foreigner stayed without renewal of validity of the tourist visa, Nepalese currency equivalent 3 US dollars per day shall be levied in addition to the normal amount to be paid for renewal of the validity of visa as per these Regulations.

Foreigners, who have already been overstayed more than 150 days without renewing the tourist visa shall be levied the fees referred in clause 2(c) and penalty amount as referred to in section 10(4) of Immigration act in addition.

Foreigners to come to teaching and to do research and to their dependants shall be levied Nepalese currency equivalent to US$ 40 per month.

Fees chargeable while issuing the Transit visa:
Five American Dollars or convertible foreign currency equivalent thereto.

Other fees
If the tourist visa or other visa has to be issued to the foreigner who enters without obtaining the visa from the entry point, Nepalese currency equivalent to the fees chargeable pursuant to these Rules plus an additional 50 percent fees there of Nepalese currency equivalent to 30 American Dollars in issuing the travel document Nepalese currency equivalent to two American Dollar in certifying arrival or departure or transferring visa.

Computation of visa fees
The fees shall be computed, in computing the period for purposes of the fees of the visas other than the tourist visa, so that visa fees shall be charged for up to 15 days if the visa be of a period less than 15 days and for one month if the visa be of a period more than 15 days but less than one month.

For more latest update: Department of Immigration, Nepal

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