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Visa and Entry Procedure in Nepal

Visa and Entry Procedure in Nepal

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 where you arrived. It can be extended to the Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, and 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 a passport photograph. Therefore, please download a form from the link below and get ready while you are passing through the immigration Point.

Valuable Notes

All visitors 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 from the following immigration offices in Nepal:

  1. Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
  2. Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)
  3. Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal)
  4. Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)
  5. Belhiya, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)
  6. Jamuna, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal)
  7. Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)
  8. Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal)

Tourist Visa

Visa Facility



Multiple entries

15 days

US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entries

30 days

US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entries

90 days

US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Tourist Visa Extension

Visa extension fee for 15 days or less is the US $ 30 or equivalent convertible currency and visa extension fee for more than 15 days is US$ 2 per day

Tourist visa can be extended for a maximum period of 150 days in a single visa year (January – December).

Gratis (Free) Visa

  • Gratis visa for 30 days only available for SAARC countries Tourist.
  • Indian nationals do not require visa to enter into Nepal.
  • Afghan citizen is eligible for Gratis Visa on Arrival only upon the recommendation of Department of Immigration. If you are an Afghan citizen, you can request concerned institution inviting you to Nepal for necessary paperwork with Department of Immigration to get you Gratis Visa 'On Arrival'.

Transit Visa

Transit visa for one day can be obtained from Nepal’s immigration offices at the entry points upon the production of departure flight ticket via Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal, by paying the US $ 5 or equivalent convertible currency.

For further information

Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Dillibazar, Kathmandu,

Tel: 00977-1-4429659 / 4429660 / 4438862 / 4438868,  

Additional Note:
Nepal government gives on arrival visa to all nationalities except the following countries:

  1. Nigeria
  2. Ghana
  3. Zimbabwe
  4. Swaziland
  5. Cameroon
  6. Somalia
  7. Liberia
  8. Ethiopia
  9. Iraq
  10. Palestine
  11. Afghanistan