Before submitting your application through mail or drop off, you must first submit your details Here and continue below for the application process. We will return back your application if we do not receive your details.


Documents Required For Passport Holder:

  • Actual Passport with at least 6 months’ validity.
  • Passport must contain at least 2 blank visa page.
  • A copy of passport ID page.
  • One recent passport-size photograph (2”X2” size).
  • Duly filled in and signed visa application form.
  • Pre-paid return Envelope with Tracking number. (Not required for pick up)
  • Submit above documents through mail or drop off .

Documents Required For Travel Document Holder:

  • Actual Travel Document with at least 6 months validity.
  • At least 2 blank visa page remaining.
  • A copy of travel document ID page.
  • One recent passport-size photograph (2”X2” size).
  • Duly filled in and signed visa application Form.
  • Self-signed sponsorship letter by a Nepali Citizen. (Sponsor letter not required for Re-Entry Permit Holder)
  • A copy of the citizenship certificate of the sponsor.
  • Pre-paid return Envelope with Tracking number. (Not required for pick up)
  • Submit above documents through mail or drop off.

Complete and Print Tourist Visa Application form Here

Note: The Embassy will not be responsible for the loss and damage of any documents while Toing and Froing, any undelivered passports because of insufficient postage, a weak envelope to bear up the load and other incidents occurred during handling of the documents by postal office/courier.

Application Procedure:

Applicant can submit or mail documents for Tourist Visa to the Embassy. You will be notified by email and text whenever there’s an update for your visa application.

Processing Time: Four business days.

Visa Hours:

Monday – Friday

Application submission / drop off:

09:30 a.m. to 03:00 p.m. (Except public holidays, Click Public Holidays)

Passport Collection:

02:00 p.m. to 04:00 p.m.


Visa upon Arrival:

Nationals of most of the countries of the world can also obtain tourist visa upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, or other entry points via land. However, the nationals of the following countries cannot obtain visa upon arrival: Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan and Syria. For more information, please visit the website of Department of Immigration in Nepal:

Visa Fees:

Children below 10 years of age obtain visa free of charge. For all others the following visa fees is applicable. Revenue fees is sent in the form of money order with at least one year’s validity period payable to the Embassy of Nepal, with the full name and address of the applicant written on it.

Note: No personal cheque, cash or credit card are acceptable.

15 days Multiple Entry Visa     $ 25/-

30 days Multiple Entry Visa     $40/-

90 days Multiple Entry Visa     $100/-


Points to be remembered while applying for tourist visa:

  1. Visa once issued cannot be withdrawn and visa fee cannot be refunded. It must be used within 6 months from the date of issue.
  2. Tourist carrying more than 5000.00 US Dollars or equivalent foreign currency is requested to declare in the Custom Declaration Form at the time of arrival in Nepal. Those returning from Nepal with undeclared money exceeding US Dollars 5000.00 or equivalent currency may be interrogated for further legal actions in accordance with Foreign Exchange Regulations Act of Nepal.
  3. Tourist traveling by car should possess a valid Passage de Carnet.
  4. Tourist Visa may also be obtained at any of the following entry points:
    1. Tribhuvan International Airprot, Kathmandu
    2. Immigration Offices along Nepal-India border

Kakarbhitta, Jhapa

Birgunj, Parsa

Balahia, Bhairahawa

Jamunaha, Nepalgunj

Mohana, Dhangadi

Gaddachaudki, Mahendranagar

  1. Immigration Office along Nepal-China border

Kodari, Sindhupalchok

  1. Immigration Office, Pokhara (not the entry point)
  1. Tourist visa for Nepal can also be obtained from the Consulate General of Nepal in New York and the Honorary Nepali Consulate General in Chicago.
  • Consulate General of Nepal in New York:

216 E 49th Street, 4th Floor

New York, NY-10017


Fax: 917 675 6779

Phone: 917 675 6783

Working hours:  Monday – Friday 9 am to 5 pm

Consular Service: 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

  • Honorary Nepali Consulate General in Chicago

10 N Dearborn Street, Seventh Floor

Chicago, Illinois 60602


Phone: 312 236 1250

Fax: 312 263 3480


For further information on visa matters, please visit the web site: