Except for Indian nationals all other citizens must possess a valid visa secured from any of the Nepalese embassy or Consulates abroad. Tourist visa can also be obtained at the airport or check post after filling the relevant application from affixed with two photographs and paying the visa fee. This can also be extended for a further period by paying additional cost maximum for five months. There is FREE visa for all tourists who visit NEPAL for only three days. Present visa fee is as follows but subjects to change time to time.
Tourist entry visa can be obtained for the following duration from Nepal Embassy/ Consulate or Mission offices abroad, or at the following immigration offices in Nepal:
1. Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
2. Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)
3. Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal)
4. Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)
5. Belhiya, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)
6. Jamuna, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal)
7. Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)
8. Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal)
B. Tourist Visa
Visa Facility, Duration & Fee:
1: Multiple entry: 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
2: Multiple entry: 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
3: Multiple entry: 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency
C. Tourist Visa Extension
1: 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.
2: Tourist visa can be extended for a maximum period of 150 days in a single visa year (January-December).
D. Gratis (Free) Visa
1: Gratis visa for 30 days available only for tourists of SAARC countries.
2: Indian nationals do not require visa to enter into Nepal.
E. 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.
For further information, please, contact Department of Immigration, Maitighar, Impact Building, Kathmandu, Tel:00977-1-4221996/ 4223590 / 4222453 , web site: www.immi.gov.np
A valid passport is required for all nationals but citizenship card or election commission card is also valid for Indians nationals.
A visitor must has of sound health however international certificate of vaccination regarding current inoculation against cholera, typhoid and yellow fever are not required.
All baggage must be identified and have to pass through customs inspection at the port of entry. Personal effects are allowed in duty free. Dutiable goods such as Camera with 12 plates or 5 rolls of films, one bottle of liquor, 200 cigarettes, one tent and camping equipment are allowed in free of duty. Others (such as Video Camera, Tape recorder and Transistors) should be declared and will be endorsed on the passport.