Nepal Visa Information

In an attempt to offer better quality and smart services to our esteemed guest, the Department of Immigration has launched Online Application system for its valued customers. Since the system consumes less paper, it is also a part of our commitment to the environment friendly service.

Foreigners, who want to apply visa to visit or stay in Nepal can apply for Visa through this application system. The Online system could be log in to www.online.nepalimmigration.gov.np from any place and at any time. The Online Application System can preserve your application for 15 days in its system, so you can apply at your convenience and produce it before Immigration Authority at the time of entry and visa extension. Department of Immigration is committed to provide quality and smart services to its online applicants.

Initially, the online service is available at the Department of Immigration, Kathmandu and one of the ports of entry of Immigration Office at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. You can apply online for all types of Visa except Diplomatic and Official at the Department. For Diplomatic and Official Visa, one has to apply online at Ministry of Foreign Affairs. For detail visa information, you can browse at. www.nepalimmigration gov.np

All nationalities need a valid passport (except INDIAN) and a current Nepalese Visa for entry into Nepal. The easiest way to get your Nepal visa is on arrival at Kathmandu Airport. Visa fees must be paid in cash. The most convenient currency to purchase Nepalese visas is US dollars, but GB pounds and Euros are also accepted. The charges for the visa depend on your length of stay (please see fee information below). Two passport sizes photos require.

Visa Fee
01: US $ 25 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 15 days.
02: US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days.
03: US $ 100 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 90 days.

If you are interring Nepal by road then following entry points have immigration of Nepal where you get visa easily.
01: Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
02: Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)
03: Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal)
04: Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)
05: Belhiya, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)
06: Jamuna, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal)
07: Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)
08: Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal)

Tourist Visa Extension
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)

Gratis (Free) Visa
Gratis visa for 30 days available only for tourists of SAARC countries,
Indian nationals do not require visa to enter into Nepal.

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 Tribhuwan International Airport in Nepal, by paying US $ 5 or equivalent convertible currency.