Visa Information for Nepal
A visa is necessary to enter Nepal and can be obtained for the following duration from any Royal Nepalese Embassy or Consulate or at the entry points in Nepal.

Nationals from Afghanistan, Ghana, Iraq, Palestine, Nigeria, Swaziland, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Liberia, Somalia and Zimbabwe need to obtain their visa from Nepalese diplomatic missions locate in or near their respective countries prior to arrival in Nepal.

Visa Facility



Multiple entry

15 days

USD   25.00 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry

30 days

USD   40.00 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry

90 days

USD 100.00 or equivalent convertible currency

Gratis (Free) Visa
Gratis visa for 30 days is available only for nationals of SAARC countries. However, for extension of visa for SAARC nationals, the rule is same as that of other nationals. SAARC countries includes India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, srilanka, Maldives, Pakistan (and Nepal).

For Indian nationals
Indian nationals do not require visa to enter into Nepal, but will have to posses any one of the following documents.

  • Valid passport.
  • Driving license with photo.
  • Photo Identity card issued by Government Agency.
  • Ration Card with Photo.
  • Election commission card with photo.
  • Identity card issued by Embassy of India in Kathmandu.
  • Identitity Card with Photo issued by Sub-Divisional Magistrate or any other official above his rank.

The policy of “gratis visa” for other nationals has been scrapped.

Entry Validity
Six months from the date of issue. The validity of visa dates are counted from the date of arrival in Nepal.

Visa Extension
Tourist visas can be extended from the Department of Immigration-Kathmandu and Pokhara Immigration Office. The visa extension fee is US $ 30 or equivalent convertible currency for 15 days or less. Tourist can extend visa further by paying US$ 2 per day not exceeding cumulative 150 days in a visa year (01st Jan to 31st Dec).

Transit visa can be obtained at the airport for one day upon the production of international departure flight ticket by paying US $ 5 or equivalent convertible currency.

Important Information

  • Valid passport (with a validity of a minimum period of six month), visa application form duly filled and a passport sized photograph is required for obtaining Nepal Visa.
  • Visa fee should be paid in US Dollar cash. Traveller cheques, Personal cheques and credit cards are not accepted for visa fees
  • Once the visa is issued, it will not be amended, revalidated and visa fees will not be refunded.

Trek Permit

  • Government of Nepal has introduced following Trekking Permit Fee in Controlled Areas as follows:
  • Upper Mustang and Upper Dolpo region (for first 10 days): US$ 500 or equivalent foreign currency per person.
  • Additional days: US$ 50 or equivalent foreign currency per person per day.
  • Manaslu region (for a week): US $ 70 per person (September to November)
  • Additional days: US $ 10 per person per day (September to November)
  • Manaslu region (for a week): US $ 50 per person (December to August)
  • Additional days: US $ 7 per person per day (December to August)
  • Humla region (Simikot-Yari): US $ 50 per person per week
  • Additional days: US $ 7 per person per day
  • Kanchanjunga, Lower Dolpa and Gaurishankar and Lamabagar region: US $ 10 per person per week

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