When visiting any foreign country visa is the most important travel document. Before traveling to a foreign nation, you should get a visa for which you must have the appropriate legal documentation and a passport. If you wish to travel to Nepal but are not an Indian citizen, you must first obtain a visa.
Nepal Visa Information
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- US $1249
Each client must present a diplomatic passport with at least six months of prior validity at the Nepalese consulate in their home country or the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu with a copy of the passport-sized photo. You can get a Nepal Visa at a reasonable cost.
Visa can also be requested from the Nepal Embassy and diplomatic posts in your country. The Kathmandu Department of Immigration could further renew them.
Nepal Entry / Exit Points
The following are the entry and exit points of Nepal and the points you can get an on-arrival visa in Nepal:
- Tribhuwan International Airport(TIA), Kathmandu
- Kakarvitta, Jhapa
- Birgunj, Parsa
- Bhairahawa, Rupandehi
- Kodari, Sindhupalchowk
- Nepalgunj, Banke
- Mohana, Dhangadi
- Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar
- Pokhara International Airport, Pokhara
- Gautam Buddha International Airport, Lumbini
You can pick up your on-arrival visas instantly from these entry points. If you have a pre-arrival visa, you must depart for Nepal within six months of the day the visa was obtained.
Nepal Visa Fee Details
- 15 Days = USD 30
- 30 Days = USD 50
- 90 Days = USD 125
Nepal Visa Extension Fees
Visa can easily be extended from the Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Kathmandu, and Pokhara Immigration offices.
- The cost to extend a tourist visa is USD 45 for a minimum of 15 days, plus USD 3 every extra day.
- If the delay is shorter than 150 days, an additional $5 per day will be charged as a late fee.
The following groups of visa applicants are eligible for free visa issuance:
- Only citizens of South Asian nations including Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka are eligible for a free 30-day visa for the first visit within a visa year. The Immigration Department will, however, extend visas upon payment of the aforementioned visa fee.
- Chinese citizens
- Children below 10 years except for US citizens
- Holder of an NRN card (issued by the MoFA or a Nepalese diplomatic mission abroad), who does not reside in Nepal.
Visa for Indian Nationals
Indian nationals can enter Nepal without a visa. The Indian national entering Nepal should either have a passport or Election Commission Card.
Other Visa Information
The following nationals will need to apply for a visa at one of Nepal's embassies or diplomatic missions in their home countries since they cannot receive visas upon arrival at Nepal's entry points.
- Refugees with a passport