Entry Procedures & Visa Rules
Visa Facility Duration Fee
Multiple entry 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency
Gratis (Free) Visa
Gratis visa for 30 days is available only for nationals of SAARC countries. However, for extension of visa for SAARC nationals, the rule is same as that of other nationals.
Indian nationals do not require visa to enter into Nepal.
For Visa Extension
Tourists can stay for a maximum of 150 days in a visa year (Jan 1 to Dec 31) extending the visa at the rate of 2 US $ per day. However, a minimum amount of 30 US$ has to be paid for a period of 15 days or less.
For further information, please,
contact Department of Immigration
Maitighar, Impact Building, Kathmandu,
Tel: 00977-1-4221996/ 4223590/ 4222453,
Web: www.immi.gov.np )
For obtaining visa or for renewing visa 1 passport size photo is necessary.
Transit visa is provided for 1 day for 5 US$ or Equivalent convertible currency. Return ticket is necessary.
Nepal provides visa-on-arrival to all the nationals of different countries except the ones mentioned below.
The nationals of the following countries are not provided visa-on-arrival and may obtain their visa from Nepalese diplomatic missions located in or near their respective countries prior to arrival in Nepal.
The countries are: Afghanistan, Iraq, Nigeria, Somalia, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Palestine, Liberia, Swaziland, Ethiopia and Cameroon.
For Indian Nationals:
Indian National Traveling to Nepal must posses any one of the following documents-
2. Driving license with photo
3. Photo Identity card issued by a Government Agency
4. Ration Card with Photo
5. Election Commission Card with Photo
6. Identity Card issued by Embassy of India in Kathmandu
7. Identity Card with Photo issued by Sub- Divisional Magistrate or any other officials above his rank