Nepal Visa Information

All travelers or foreigners who intend to visit Nepal must hold a valid passport and visa. Travelers may obtain visas before travel to Nepal: tourist visa ($30), one-month multiple-entry visa ($50), or three-month multiple-entry visa ($125) at the Nepalese Embassy or Consulate or other mission offices situated in your respective country or upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and at the following land border points of entry:

  • Kakarbhitta, Jhapa District (Eastern Nepal)
  • Birgunj, Parsa District (Central Nepal)
  • Belhiya, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi District, Western Nepal)
  • Jamunaha, Nepalgunj (Banke District, Mid-Western Nepal)
  • Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali District, Far Western Nepal)
  • Gadda Chauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur District, Far Western Nepal)

These above-mentioned are located on the Nepal-India border while Nepal-China (northern border) Visas and information on entry and exit requirements can be easily obtained from the Embassy of Nepal located in your respective home country.

Visa for SAARC countries

Free visa for 30 days available for tourists of SAARC countries

Indian nationals don’t need visas to enter Nepal but to get to Nepal by air or overland they have to show their passport or identity card issued by the Indian government. Children less than 10 years do not need to show identification.

Transit Visa

If you are making Nepal a transit point to visit another country, you will use Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) for a night stay, with a valid plane ticket or if that is an emergency landing due to any circumstances, you need to obtain a transit visa, which is available in the Airport.

General Information

  • Without a valid visa foreign people can’t enter Nepal.
  • Tourist entry visa can get at airport immigration,
  • When the visa is issued visa fees will not be refunded, amend, or re-validate
  • Credit card/Bank Cheque is not accepted in the immigration office.
  • It is impossible to stay in Nepal without a valid visa.
  • Below 10 years child are not required visa fees compulsorily.
  • There will be no charge for children under 10 years, however, a visa is required.

We advise to you contact the Immigration Department for visa transfer in case of getting a new passport or travel document from your Embassy/Consulate.

General Info regarding your departure

Tourists may stay in Nepal for a total of no more than 150 aggregate days in any given calendar year.

The visas are extended only by the Department of Immigration (DOI) in Kathmandu and the Immigration Office in Pokhara. The Airport Immigration Office does not extend visas.

If tourists find they must stay longer than expected, they are strongly encouraged to extend their visa well before its expiration. Visa overstays carry a significant fine and, in some cases, may incur jail time. For more information about Nepali immigration rules and regulations, please refer to the Government of Nepal’s Department of Immigration website