Tourism License No. 1791
Nepal welcomes tourists and makes it easy to enter. You can get tourist visa upon arrival at the Kathmandu Airport (TIA). You can apply for the tourist visa online too. You can still fill out the standard printed forms upon arrival too . However, applying for the visa online will help you get the visa quicker and avoid long queue upon your arrival. The application system could hold your application for 15 days. Here is the link to apply Nepalese visa online. Multiple entry tourist visa is available for 15 days, 30 days and 90 days. You can find details in the website of Immigration Department of Nepal.
Children under 10 years need not pay any visa fees. Your passport must be valid for at least six months to apply for a visa. You will need USD cash and two passport sized photographs to get a visa upon arrival.
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:
Indian nationals do not require a visa. But Indians traveling to Nepal by air have to show on arrival at the entry point either a passport or voter’s card issued by the election commission of India or any identity card with the photograph issued by the central or state government of India. Temporary identity card with photograph issued by Nepal – based Indian diplomatic missions for the identification of Indian nationals will also be considered in case of exceptions. Children under 10 years need not show any identification.
At the airport there are several visa choices:
|Visa Facility||Duration||Fee (USD or other acceptable currency)|
|Multiple entry||48 hours||5|
|Multiple entry||15 days||25|
|Multiple entry||30 days||40|
|Multiple entry||90 days||100|
Payment by cash ONLY in any major currency (change is returned in rupees)
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.
Gratis (Free) Visa
Tourist Visa Extension
For further information, please contact Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Dillibazar, Kathmandu. Tel : 977 – 01 – 4433934 / 4429660/ 4438862 / 4438868 |Fax : 977 – 01 – 4433935|Email : email@example.com |Website : http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np
Department of Immigration Office Hours
Sunday to Thursday:
10 a.m. – 17 p.m. in summer
10 a.m. – 16 p.m. in winter (Nov. to Jan.)
Friday: 10 a.m. -15 p.m.
Visa Application Hours
Sunday to Thursday: 10 a.m. – 15 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 13 p.m.
Nepal government does not provide arrival visa to nationalities from following countries:
Nepalese embassies and consulates abroad