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    Tourist visa requirements

    Please note the following and file an application accordingly for tourist visa to visit Nepal.

    1. Send your valid passport with a duly filled out visa application form affixing a passport size photo on it. Passport should remain valid at least for six months from the date of entry into Nepal.
    2. Visa fee can be sent by money order or cashier's check in the name of Embassy of Nepal . If two or more applicants applying together, you
      may make a single money order or cashier's check multiplying the fee by the number of applicants. CASH & PERSONAL CHECKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
    3. Send a self-addressed strong envelope with sufficient postage to return passport/s. Regular or first class mail has no tracking number to inquire the delivery status. We advise applicants to send prepaid envelope of any kind of express mail to return passport/s. We take no responsibility of any undelivered passport/s because of the insufficient postage, a weak envelope to bear up the load, etc.

    4. Visa fees: If you are applying for the first time in the current year, the following fee will be charged:
       (a)  US $ 25.00 for 15 days multiple entry; (b) US $ 40.00 for 30 days multiple entry; (c) US $ 100.00 for 90 days multiple entries
    5. Visa once issued cannot be withdrawn, visa fee cannot be refunded after visa is issued, and it must be used within six months from the date of issue.
    6. It takes 7 business days to issue visa after the application is received at the Embassy.
    7. The Nepalese Consulate General in New York also issues tourist visas, whose address is:
      820 Second Avenue, Suite 17 B, New York, NY 10017. Tel. (212) 370 3988/89 Fax (212) 953 2038
    8. Canadian and/or non Canadian nationals currently residing in Canada may also apply for visa to the Honorary Consulate General of Nepal, 120Eglinton Avenue East,  Suite 707 Toronto, ON  M4P1E2  Tel: 416 975 0910 Fax: 416 322 2928.
    9. Tourist visa may also be obtained at any of the following entry points:
      Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu; Biratnagar (Jogbani), Birgunj (Raxaul), Bhairahawa (Sunauli) and Kakarbhitta (Panitanki) on Nepal-India border and Kodari on Nepal China border.
    10. 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.
    11. Tourists traveling by car should possess a valid Passage de Carnet.
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