Entry Procedure and Access

Entry Procedure

What are needed to get a visa?

A valid passport and one passport size photo with a light background. Visa can be obtained through payment only in the following currency: U.S. Dollar, European Euro, UK Pound Sterling, Swiss Franc, Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Singapore Dollar, Japanese Yen, Chinese Yuan, Saudi Arabian Riyal, Qatari Riyal, Thai Baht, UAE Dirham, Malaysian Ringgit, South Korean Won, Swedish Kroner, Danish Kroner, Hong Kong Dollar, Kuwaiti Dinar ad Bahrain Dinar.

International Credit Card are also accepted for payment for Visa Fees.

  1. Tourist Visa
    Visa Facility   Duration    Fees

Multiple Entry   15 days US$ 25

Multiple Entry 30 days US$ 40

Multiple Entry     90 days        US$ 100

b) Free ( Gratis) Visa

  • For first visit in one visa year (January to December), gratis visa for 30 days, is available only for nationals for south asian countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives Pakistan and Sri Lanka, However, visa can be extended from the immigration department on payment of visa fees as specified above.
  • Indian nationals do not require visa to enter to Nepal.
  • Chinese tourist are provided gratis visa for Nepal.

However, nationals of following countries will not get visa, on arrival at immigration entry points of Nepal: Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalis, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan. They are need to obtain visa from Nepalese Embassies of Diplomatic Mission in their respective countries prior to their visit to Nepal.

For further information, please, Contact Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Kathmandu.
Tel:977-1-4429659 / 4429660 / 4438862 / 4438868

Email: mail@nepalimmigration.gov.np.
Web : www.nepalimmigration.gov.np

Access To Nepal

By Air

Nepal Airlines is the national flag carrier of Nepal with flight to/from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Doha, and Hong Kong. Other international airlines operating from/to Kathmandu are present are: Himalayan Airline Himalayan Airlines Doha and Colombo, Air Arabia ( Sharjah), Air Asia (Kuala Lumpur), Air China ( Lhasa, Chengdu ), Bhutan Airlines ( Paro, Delhi ), Biman ( Bangladesh, Dhaka), Buddha Air ( Varanasi ), China Eastern Airlines ( Kunming), China Southern Airlines ( Guangzhou ), Dragon Air ( Hong Kong), Durk Air (Delhi, Paro ), Etihad Airways ( Abu Dhabi), Fly Dubai ( Dubai), Air India ( Delhi ), Jet Airways (Delhi, Kolkata), Indigo Airlines (Delhi), Jet Airways ( Delhi), Korean Air (Seoul), Malaysian Airlines (Kuala Lumpur), Malindo Air ( Kuala Lumpur), Oman Air (Muscat), Qatar Airways (Doha),  Sichuan Airlines ( Chengdu, Lhasa), Silk Air (Singapore), Thai Airways ( Bangkok), Turkish ( Istanbul), US Bangla Airways ( Dhaka).

By Land

All visitors coming to Nepal by land can enter through any of these Entry points on the Nepal- India Border 1) Pani Tanki (Kakarbhitta. 2)Raxual (Birjung. 3) Sunauli /Belahiya 4) Rupaidiya ( Nepaljung). 5) Mohana /Dhangadi 6) Banbasa Mahendranagar/ Gaddachauki and 7) Khasa, Liping/ Tatopani on the  Tibet, China-Nepal Border respectively. Overland tourist entering the country with their vehicles must possess an international carnet or complete customers formalities.