Nepali Visa and Permit Information

Nepal extends trouble-free issuance of visas to all citizens worldwide at Nepalese Embassies or Consulates abroad and at the entry-points of Immigration Office.Presentation of a valid passport, two passport size photos and fees mentioned below are required.

His Majesty's Government of Nepal has announced a new policy of waiving visa fees for any tourist visiting the country for a period of 3 days. Similarly tourists coming from South Asian countries (SAARC) as well as neighboring People's Republic of China will also get a free visa to Nepal. Likewise arrangements have been made to provide a free visa for any national for re-entry to Nepal provided those tourists have stayed at least for 15 days in the country in a visa year.

Nepalese Embassies and Consulates in your country with Telephone where you can apply the Tourist Visa for Nepal

You can apply for visa at Nepal-Embassy or in Consulates:
Nepalese Embassies and Consulates in your country with Telephone:

2131 Leroy Place, N.W.
Washington D.C., 20008,
Tlx: 440085 EVER UI
Fax:(001) 6675534
Tel: (001) 667-4550/4551/4552
Dr. William C Cassel
President, Heidelberg College, Tiffin, Ohio, 44883
(419)448-2202(O), (419)447-7977
Mr. Richard Blum
909 Montgomery Street, Suite 400,
San Francisco, CA 94133
Tel: (415) 434-111,1Fax: (415)434-3130
Mr. Julian M. Sobins
790 Boylston St Suite 25-H, Boston
MA 02199
Tel: (617)353-1994
Fax: (617)437-9638

Dr. William C Cassel
President, Heidelberg College, Tiffin, Ohio, 44883
(419)448-2202(O), (419)447-7977

Im Hag 15, 53179 Bonn, Germany
Tlx: 8869297 Kalid
Fax: +49-0228-856747
Tel: 0228-343097, 343099
Mrs. Ann - Katrin Bauchnet
C/o Stutgarter Bank AG, Schlossstr. 21,
70174 Stuttgart
Tel: +49-0711-1812683-84
Fax: +49-0711-1812685
Mr. Ludwig Alexander Greissl
Ehrenbreitsteiner Str 44, 80993 Munchen
Tel: +49-089-14365260
Fax: +49-089-14365190
Mr. Bodo Krugger
Flinschstrasses 63, 60388
Frankfurt am Main
P.O. Box: 630208
Tel: +49-069-40871, Fax: +49-269-4087235
Dr. Peter Breitholdt
Grosse Theater Str. 7, 20354 Hamburg
Tel: +49-040-35713340
Fax: +49-040-35713341

Arago 184 - 08011 Barcelona-Spain
Tel:93 452 6363 Fax : 93 451 2148

Mr. Victor Gonzalez Fraguas
Viriato 41, b. Dcha, 28010, Madrid, Spain
Tel: 341-4470987

Mr. Ole Janus Larsen
2, Teglgaardstraede
1452 Copenhagen K. Denmark
Fax: 45 333151045
Tel: 45 333124166, 45 3339400136
Mr. Theodore Sarantopoulos
Herodotou Street 8, Athens
GR-106 75 , Greece
Fax:(01) 4124734
Tel: (01) 7214116, 7220165, 4124731
Mr. J. Issa El-Khoury
Badaro Street - Nadim Comair Bldg.
Beirut, Lebanon
Tel: 386690; Residence: 216816, 217870
Fax: 00961-1-386690
Khazan Street Near Prince Musaed Palace.
P.O. Box: 94384, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Tlx: 406288 RONEMB SJ
Fax: 4036488(00966-1-8)
Tel: 4024758, 4036433, 4039482
Mr. Kuniyo Imanishi

6-9-21 Uehonmochi, Tennoji-ku
Osaka-534, Japan
Fax: (06)-779-3325, Tel: (06) -779-3361
Mr. Jesus M Zulueta Jr
5th Floor, Attenaeum Building, Alfaro St. Salcedo Village, Makati, Metro Manila, The Philippines
Tel: 816-246670-3907
Ms. Anna Victoria Badilla V.
P.O. Box: 2154, 1002,
San Jose, Costa Rica
Tel: (506) 342550, Fax: (506) 230587
No. 1, Sanlitun Xiluijie-Lu, Beijing, China
Tlx: 210 408 NEPBJ CHN
Fax: 068-10-5323251
Tel: 068-10-5321795
45, bis rue des Acacias
75017 Paris, France.
Tlx: 643929 NEPALEM F
Fax: 00331/42270865
Tel: 46224867
12A, Kensington Palace Gardens
London, W8 4QU, United Kingdom.
Tlx: 261072 YETI G
Fax: 6231-0044171-792-9861
Tel: 0044-171-7929861
Avenue Franklin Roosevelt, 24
1050 Brussels, Belgium
Tel: 32 (02) 649-4048/8133/1865
Tlx: 21691 SIBA NP
Fax: 32 (02) 344-1361
E-mail: rne.bru@skynet
189, Sukhumvit 71 Road, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Tlx: 20216 RONEPEM
Fax: 00662-3812406
Tel:3917240, 3902280
House No. 11, Street No. 84, G-6/4, Islamabad.
Fax: 009251-828839
Tel: 828838, 278051
Dr. Duk Choong Kim
541 Namdaemunno 5-GA, Chung-GU, Seoul,
GPO Box 2810, Republic of Korea
Fax: (02) 759-3926
Tel: (02) 759-2133, 778-3183
Mr. Rodolphe Wiedmann
149 Lamorinierstraat, B-2018
Antwerpen, Belgium
Tel:(03)230880, 0032(03) 6584942 Brussels 03 230 880
Mr. Casper Fedrik De Stoppelaar

Kaizergracht463, 1017 DK Amsterdam
Tel: 020-6241530
Fax: 020-62466173(o), 020-276795
Mrs. June Martha Mulgreu (Lady Hillary)

278 A Remuera Road, Auckland 5
Tel: (64)-9-5203-169 , Fax: (64)-9-5207-847 Auckland 9-5203 169
Mr. Jesus M Zulueta Jr
5th Floor, Attenaeum Building, Alfaro St. Salcedo Village, Makati, Metro Manila, The Philippines
Tel: 816-246670-3907
Mr. Gustav Mattson
Kanavaranta 9, 001600 Helsinki,
Fax: 358-9-680124, Tel: 00358-9-6801024
E-mail: mattson@pp.lnet.ti
Mrs Barabara Helen Bainbridge
Suite 712, Level 7, 127 Creek St.
Brisbane, QLD 4000
Tel: 61-7-3220, 2007
Ms. Christine Gee
Level 1, 17 Castlereagh St,
Sydney, New South Wales2000,
Fax: (02) 233-6144, Tel: (02) 233-6161
Mrs. Hannah Lillian Roberts
Suite 2, 16 Robinson Street,
Nedlands, Western Australia 6009.
Fax:(09) 3863087
Tel: (09) 3862102
Box 33, 200 Bay Street, 32nd Floor,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Tel: (416) 865 0200, Fax: (416) 865 0904
Toronto 416226 8722

Mr. Christopher M. Considine
International House, Suite 700,
880 Douglas St. Victori, BC V8W 2B7
Tel: (250) 381 7788, Fax: (250) 381 1042


Vienna 228 009 288/2200

Mr. Kristjan G.K. Kjartansson
Einimelur, 7, 107Reykjavik, Iceland
Tel: 0035 45512109, Fax: 0035 45612673
Mr. Class-Olof Livijn

Yngliang aga tan, 17,
11347 Stockholm, Sweden
Tel: 303636, Fax: 303034
Mr. Bjoru Frode Korsvold

Haakon Vll's Gate 5B
P.O. Box : 1483 Vika, 0116, Oslo, Norway
Fax: 47-2-283-0443, Tel: 47-2-283-5510


Mrs. Adina S. Gottesman
55/4 Sokolov St.,
47266-Ramat Hasharon Israel
Tel: 03-5471006, 09-9572387
Fax: 03-5408538, 9570569
Mr. Behic Onel
Vadi Kongai Cod YKB
Ishani Kat, 4 Nisantasi, Istanbul, Turkey
Tel: 2466104(O), 2405335(R)
Fax: 90-212-2402199
Dr. Hans Ulrich Vetsch

Rechtsamwalt, Bleicherweg 33,
P.O. Box: 8027, Zurich, Switzerland.
Fax: +41-1-2014435, Tel: +41-1-2014515
Mr. Anselmo Previdi
Piazzale Medaglie d'Oro 20
00136 Rome, Italy
Fax: 3542 0720, Tel: 35450656, 35341055
Mr. Albert Edirisinghe
5th Floor, Vision House
52 Galle Road, Colombo-4, Sri Lanka
Tlx: 21819 AEGRF CE, Tel: 583536, 502139
2nd Neopalimovsky Pereulok 14/7, Moscow, Russia.
Tlx: 413292 NEPAL RU
Fax: 007095 - 2440000
Tel: 2447356, 2419311
Visa can also be awarded in Int'l Airport upon arrival at Kathmandu

Tourist visa to Nepal

Entry:- Tourist entry visa can be obtained for the following duration from Royal Nepalese Embassy or Consulate or other mission offices or at the following immigration offices in Nepal.

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

Visa fee for visitors who enter Nepal for the first time in a visa year (Jan-Dec):

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

Tourist Visa Extension

A tourist visa can be extended up to 120 days from the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu and Pokhara Immigration Office 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 Extension Fee:

  • Visa extension fee for 15 days or less is 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).

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 :-

  • Children below 10 yrs.
  • Dependants up to 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.
  • Gratis visa for 30 days available only for tourists of SAARC countries.
  • Indian nationals do not require visa to enter into Nepal.
  • Any foreigner, who has lived in Nepal up to 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.

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 US $ 5 or equivalent convertible currency.

Some Important information to tourist : Don't or Do's

  • A tourist may stay in Nepal up to 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 shall not be allowed to carry out any work other than that for which purpose s/he has obtained the visa.

A Visa is necessary to enter Nepal and can be obtained from any Nepalese Embassy or Consulate or at the entry points in Nepal.

  • Single entry tourist visas can be obtained by paying US $30 for 60 days.
  • If you wish to leave and re-enter the country, you'll need to pay an additional fee. US $25 for Single Re-entry, US $40 for Double Re-entry and US $60 for Multiple Re-entry Visa.
  • If you leave and wish to Re-entery visa Nepal as a tourist within 150 days in the same visa year, the cost is US $50 for 30 days.
  • Visitors may extend their tourist visa by paying US $50 for 30 days.
  • Trekking permits are not required for Everest, Annapurna and Langtang areas.
  • Business visas with multiple entry facilities are available at a rate of US $100 for one year and US $250 for five years. The Ministry of Industry recommendation is required.

Non Tourist Visa to Nepal.

Marriage Visas :

For those married to a Nepali citizen and wanting to stay in Nepal for as long as they like without getting a Nepali passport and giving up their country of birth passport ,a non-tourist marriage visa is the best way.

Changing from a tourist visa to a non-tourist visa can sometimes be a lengthy process and a lot of waiting around before they get to your file.

You need to visit the Department of Immigration office next to the tourist visa office in Bhrikuti Mandap, and collect a form for Non-Tourist visas. You require the following documents:

The application form photocopied 6 times (so you have 7 forms). Sign the forms after you have photocopied them.

  • 7 passport photos one for each form.
  • Photocopies of your own and your partners passports, including a copy of your current tourist visa.
  • Photocopy of your partners Nepali citizenship card.
  • Photocopy of your marriage certificate.

Study Visa:

Eligibility: Foreigners involved in official works, INGO, Missions and employees working in different institutions, representative of the press agencies and magazines, servant of diplomatic and official visa holders, person of Nepalese origin holding foreign passports, leader of a tourist group and foreigners married to a Nepalese citizen.
Issuing Authority: Department of Immigration on the recommendation of concerned agencies.

Visa Fee:

  • US$ 60 per month for the first year and US$ 100 for the next year for non tourist.
  • US$ 10 per month for press visa.
  • US$ 20 per month for those working in HMG office or project
  • US$ 20 per month for marriage visa.
  • US$ 10 per month for relation visa.

Business Visa:

Eligibility: Foreign investor and persons involved in trade and commerce.
Issuing Authority: Department of Immigration on the recommendation of concerned agencies;
Visa Fee: (1) US$ 100 for one year. (2) US$ 250 for five years.