Nepal Visa Information:

Visa Information Nepal: A visa for Nepal can be obtained on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu and at Nepal-India border entry points like Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj and Gaddachowki. You can obtain at Kodari on the Nepal-China border.

Outside of Nepal, A visa can also be obtained at the nearest Nepal Embassy or Diplomatic Mission.

To renew your Visa, you are to visit the Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Kathmandu.


A valid passport.

One passport -size photo with a light background

Visa can be obtained only through payment of cash in the following currency: Euro, Swiss Franc, Pound Sterling, US Dollar, Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Hong Kong Dollar, Singapore Dollar and Japanese Yen.

Credit card, Indian currency and Nepali currency are not accepted as payment of visa fee

1. Tourist Visa Nepal

Visa Facility Duration Fee

Multiple entry      15 days               US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry      30 days              US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry      90 days              US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

2. Gratis (Free) Visa

For first visit in one visa year (January to December) , gratis visa for 30 days is available only for nationals of South Asian countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. However, for further extension of the visa can be done from Immigration Department on payment of visa fee as specified above.
Indian nationals do not require visa to enter into Nepal.

3. Nepal Visa For Indian Nationals

Indian nationals do not require a visa to enter Nepal. As per the Nepalese Immigration, Indian Nationals Traveling to Nepal must posses any One of the following documents.

1. Passport

2. Driving License with photo

3. Photo Identity card issued by a Government Agency

4. Ration Card with Photo

5. Election Commission Card with Photo/ Aadhar Card

6. Identity Card issued by Embassy of India in Kathmandu

7. Identity Card with Photo issued by Sub- Divisional Magistrate or any other officials above his rank

Also, please check with your nearest travel agents for documents required by the Indian Immigration for Indians traveling to Nepal

4. Nepal Visa For Chinese Nationals

As per official circular of the Embassy of Nepal in Beijing, China, Chinese nationals applying for tourist visa to Nepal are being provided “gratis tourist visa” from Jan. 5, 2016, from following Nepali missions in the People’s Republic of China:

  • Embassy of Nepal, Beijing
  • Consulate General of Nepal, Lhasa
  • Consulate General of Nepal, Hong Kong
  • Honorary Consulate of Nepal, Shanghai

5. Other Visa Information

Nationals from: 
Palestine and
will need to obtain visa from Nepal Embassies or Diplomatic Missions in their respective countries, as they do not get visa on arrival at the immigration entry points of Nepal.

6. Visa Extension for Nepal

Tourists can stay for a maximum of 150 days in a visa year (Jan 1 to Dec 31).

Learn more about applying for Nepal visa online.

For further visa information for Nepal, please contact: Department of Immigration

Tel: 00977-1- 4429660 / 4438862 / 4438868/ 4433934