Visa information of Nepal

Visa information in Nepal

According to Ministry of Home Affairs, Department of Immigration, on arrival of visitors from the countries like- Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan and Syria do not get visa at the immigration entrance points of Nepal. Tourists from other countries can easily collect visa on arrival at Tribhuban International Airport in Kathmandu or if you are coming in from Tibet and India, you can collect your visa at border immigration offices.

Visa Issuing Authority

The authoritative committees to issue the visa are Immigration Officer at the Port of Entry, Diplomatic mission and Consuls of Nepal.

Duration of Tourist Visa

Tourists from above mentioned countries cannot get visa on arrival from the airport while visitors from other countries can easily collect visa upon arrival. The issued visa may be extended several times yet the extension cannot be done exceeding 150 days in a year from January to December.

Visa Extension

Department of Immigration at Kathmandu and Immigration Office at Pokhara are authorized for the extension of the Visa.

Entrance Facility

Single and multiple entrance facilities are offered with the Visa. Yet, Plain Visa is also obtainable at the time of extension.

Application Process

You can easily get online application form for the visa which must be submitted to the Immigration Officer at the Port of Entry or Consuls of Nepal aboard or Diplomatic Missions.
In case of application for extending the visa, it must be sent to the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu or Immigration Office at Pokhara.

Fee structure:

Visa Fee
US $ 25 for 15 days Visa
US$ 40 for 30 days Visa
US$ 100 For 90 days Visa

Multiple Entries fees:

Multiple entry 30 days -US$ 40
Multiple entry 90 days- US$ 100
Free Visa for SAARC countries’ tourists for 30 days
Indian citizens do not require visa but they need show any identity card or passport issued by Indian government, at the entrance point to Nepal.

Visa extension fee

15 days or less = US$30
More than 15 days = US$2 per day
More than 30 days = US $50 for 30 days

Transit visa for Nepal

Any visitor can get a transit visa upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu showing plane ticket, confirmation of departure within the period of 3 days from the airport.

Transit visa cost

For 5 days- USD $5

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Below listed are entry and exit points in Nepal

  • TIA, Kathmandu
  • Kakarvitta, Jhapa
  • Birganj, Parsa
  • Kodari, Sindhupalchowk
  • Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar
  • Rashuwagadi, Rashuwa
  • Belahia, Bhairahawa
  • Jamunaha, Nepalgunj
  • Mohana, Dhangadhi

(Note: the information has been collected from Ministry of Home Affairs, Department of Immigration)