Tourist Visa Information
Tourists who visit Nepal must hold valid passport and visa.
Entry: Tourist visa can be obtained at the following immigration offices in Nepal upon arrival.
1: Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
2: Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Border)
3: Birganj, Parsa (Central Border)
4: Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)
5: Belahia, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Border)
6: Jamunaha, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Border)
7: Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Border)
8: Gadda Chauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Border)
Visa for visitors who enter Nepal for the first time in a visa year (Jan-Dec)
Duration: Single entry 60 days from the date of entry
Fee: US$ 30 or equivalent convertible foreign currency
Multiple entry can be obtained by paying additional US$ 50 or equivalent convertible foreign currency. The facility will be valid for a visa year (Jan-Dec) if the visa period is valid.
Tourist Visa Extension: A tourist visa can be extended upto 120 days from the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu and Pokhara on request. Thereafter an additional 30 days can be extended from Department of Immigration ensuring that tourist visa cannot be extended more than 150 days
Visa Extention Fee:
30 days: US$ 30 in equivalent Nepalese currency.
Tourist visa extention with multiple entry facility: Multiple entry facility can be obtained by paying additional US$ 50 or equivalent convertible foreign currency. The facility will be valid for a visa year (Jan-Dec) if the visa period is valid.
Late fee for not applying extension in time:
US$2 in equivalent Nepalese currency per day for the first 30 days.
US$3 in equivalent Nepalese currency per day for the next 31 to 90 days.
US$5 in equivalent Nepalese currency per day for more than 90 days.
Gratis visa is issued to:
Children below 10 yrs.
Dependants upto the age of 16 years, holding foreign passports of Nepalese parents or either of their parent being a Nepalese citizen.
Citizen of Nepali origin, after having obtained passport for the first time from a Nepal based foreign mission, until the period of his departure to a foreign country.
Citizens of member countries of South Asian association forRegional Cooperation (SAARC) and the People's Republic of China.
Any foreigner, who has lived in Nepal upto fifteen (15) days continuously, re-entering Nepal during the same visa year.
Any foreigner, tourist entering into Nepal for three days or less than that.
Some Important information to tourist : Don't or Do's
* A tourist may stay in Nepal upto 150 days in a visa year (Jan-Dec).
* A tourist must extend his/her visa before expiry of the visa validity period. A tourist who does not comply with these regulations may be liable of fine and other prosecution as provided in Immigration Act and Rules.
* A foreigner having obtained tourist visa shall not be allowed to work with or without receiving remuneration.
* A foreigner is not be allowed to carry out any work other than that for which purpose s/he has obtained the visa