A valid passport is required by all visitors for a visa.
Tourist Visa Rules in Nepal ( Effective from 16 July 2008 )
Tourists who visit Nepal must hold a valid passport and visa.
A tourist entry visa can be obtained from the Nepal Embassy/ Consulate or Mission offices abroad, or at the following immigration offices in Nepal:
B. Tourist Visa
|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|
C. Tourist Visa Extension
D. Gratis (Free) Visa
E. Transit Visa
Transit visa for one day can be obtained from Nepal's immigration offices at the entry points upon the production of departure flight ticket via Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal, by paying US $ 5 or equivalent.
Applications should be sent to the consulate or embassy. Visas can also be obtained on arrival from the Immigration authorities at all entry points (with fees payable in US Dollars) provided travelers are in possession of valid travel documents, two passport photos and the relevant fee. Applications for business visas must be made to the Department of Immigration.
A minimum 24 hours if applying in person; two weeks if applying by post.
The security situation in Kathmandu and elsewhere in Nepal has improved since the formation of an interim government on 1 April 2007.
Visitors should be aware that demonstrations and strikes can be called at short notice. It is therefore advised to avoid all demonstrations and large gatherings and remain vigilant at all times.
Visitors are advised to contact the following organizations for the latest travel advice:
British Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Tel: 0845 850 2829. , Website: www.fco.gov.uk
US Department of State Website: http://travel.state.gov/travel