Nepal Visa Passport Condition


A Nepal entry visa can be obtained from Nepal Embassies or Consulates, from your home country. If not can easily be available on arrival at Kathmandu-Nepal International Airport.

On Arrival, the visa procedure is very quick and simple. You can expect some queues during peak Tourist season. If you wish to skip those queues, you can also consider getting Visa from Nepalese Diplomatic Missions stationed abroad before your arrival. If you have obtained a visa from Nepalese Diplomatic Missions, then you must enter Nepal within six months from the visa-issued date. Your total stay is counted starting from the day you enter Nepal.

ON Arrival Visas are 'Tourist Visas'. As well it bears a multiple Reentry facility. Tourist Visa 'On Arrival' is the only entry visa to Nepal. If you are visiting Nepal for purposes other than Tourism (sightseeing, tour, travel, mountaineering, trekking, visiting friends and families), you should still get a ' Tourist Visa' to get into the country. However, you must change the category of visa as per your purpose and length of stay in Nepal from the Department of Immigration by producing the required documents.

Nationals of designated countries are requested to acquire visas before they arrive from their nearby Diplomatic missions (Embassies/consulates) of the Nepal Government. 

On-Arrival Visa Fee:

15 Days: US$ 30 for 30 Days: US$ 50 similarly staying 90 Days: US$ 125 the fee can be changed without prior notice. 

For ‘Gratis Visa’ is issued free of cost in the case of the following categories of Visa applicants: 

Children below 10 years.

Up to 30 days for SAARC Citizens (except Afghanistan.

Non-Residential Nepalese (NRN) card holder (issued by MoFA /Nepalese diplomatic missions abroad)

Officials from China, Brazil, Russia, and Thailand do not need Entry Visas based on reciprocal visa waiver Agreement:

Visas of all kinds including ‘Gratis’ issued at the Airport are Tourist Visas. Contact the Department of Immigration for extending your visa or changing the category of your visa. Tourist Visa extension can be done from Immigration Office, Pokhara too. Non-tourist visa extension can be done only at the Department of Immigration (if eligible) for a period of a maximum of one year (except for a business visa).