Nepal issues tourist, diplomatic and official visa according to the Immigration
rules and regulation of Nepal. The applicant must fill in the information
requested in the application form. It is the right of the Government of Nepal
to grant or not to grant visa to any foreigner.
1. Requirements for Tourist Visa:
a. Duly filled in Visa Application Form
b. Valid Passport (at least for
c. One recent photograph (2X2)
d. A money order payable to the Embassy of
Nepal. (Two or more applicant can send single money order multiple of visa fee.
Personal checks, cash and credit cards are not acceptable.)
e. A prepaid return envelope with
tracking number and sufficient postage to return passport/s. (if you are sending documents by couriers/post)
Applicants are required to send prepaid return envelope with tracking number to return back passport/s. Embassy is not responsible for any undelivered
passport/s because of the insufficient postage, a weak envelope to bear up the
load and other incidents occurred during handling of the documents by
2. Visa application can be submitted in person
from 10 am to 12:30 pm in the Embassy on weekdays except public holidays.
3. Visa fees:
a. $25.00 for 15days (multiple entries)
b. US $ 40.00 for 30 days ( multiple
c . US $ 100.00 for 90 days (multiple
4. Visa once issued cannot be withdrawn and
visa fee cannot be refunded. It must be used within six months from the date of
5. Normally, Visa is processed in 4 business days after the application is received by the Embassy.
6. The Consulate General of Nepal in New
York also issues tourist visas. Applicants are requested to contact the
consulate in the following address;
Consulate General of Nepal
820 Second Avenue, Suite 17 B
New York, NY 10017.
Tel:(212) 370 3988/89 Fax: (212) 953 2038
(If you are applying at the Consulate, the money order should be made payable
to “Permanent Mission of Nepal, New York”.)
7. Those applying from Chicago can
contact the Honorary Consulate of Nepal in Chicago in the following address;
10 N Dearborn Street, Seventh Floor
Chicago, Illinois 6062
Phone 312 263 1250
Fax 312 263 3480
8. Tourist visa may also be obtained at
any of the following entry points:
A. Tribhuvan International Airport,
B. Immigration Offices along Nepal-India border I.Kakarbhitta, Jhapa, II. Birganj, Parsa III.Balahia Bhairahawa, IV.Jamunaha,
Nepalgunj, V.Mohana, Dhangadi, VI.Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar.
C. Immigration Office along Nepal- China border I. Kodari, Sindhupalchok
D. Immigration Office, Pokhara (not the
9. Tourists carrying more than 2,000.00
US dollar or equivalent foreign currency are requested to declare in the Custom
Declaration Form at the time of arrival in Nepal. Those returning from Nepal
with undeclared money exceeding US $ 2,000.00 or equivalent foreign currency
may be interrogated for further legal actions in accordance with Foreign
Exchange Regulation Act of Nepal.
10. Tourists traveling by car should possess
a valid Passage de Carnet
11. Official and Diplomatic Visa:
note from the Department of State is required along with other documents mentioned
in 1a, b, c and e(in case the application is sent by courier/ post)
12. Visa on Travel Document:
a. If you are holding reentry permit travel
document, you have to follow the requirements mentioned in No. 1 above. Embassy
may ask for additional documents, if required.
b. If you are not holding reentry permit
travel document, you have to submit a sponsor letter in addition to the
requirements in No. 1 above. Applicants are required to contact the Embassy
soon after the sponsor letter is submitted to the Embassy.
13. For more information about Nepalese visa,
please visit the website www.nepalimmigration.gov.np of the Department of
Click Here to Download the Visa Form