Except for Indian nationals all other citizens must possess a valid visa secured from any of the Nepalese embassy or Consulates abroad. Tourist visa can also be obtained at the airport or check post after filling the relevant application from affixed with two photographs and paying the visa fee. This can also be extended for a further period by paying additional cost maximum for five months. There is FREE visa for all tourists who visit NEPAL for only three days. Present visa fee is as follows but subjects to change time to time.
Tourist entry visa can be obtained for the following duration from Nepal Embassy/ Consulate or Mission offices abroad, or at the following immigration offices in Nepal:
Visa Facility, Duration & Fee:
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 convertible currency.
For further information, please, contact Department of Immigration, Maitighar, Impact Building, Kathmandu, Tel: 00977-1-4221996/ 4223590 / 4222453 , web site: www.immi.gov.np
A valid passport is required for all nationals but citizenship card or election commission card is also valid for Indians nationals.
A visitor must has of sound health however international certificate of vaccination regarding current inoculation against cholera, typhoid and yellow fever are not required.
All baggage must be identified and have to pass through customs inspection at the port of entry. Personal effects are allowed in duty free. Dutiable goods such as Camera with 12 plates or 5 rolls of films, one bottle of liquor, 200 cigarettes, one tent and camping equipment are allowed in free of duty. Others (such as Video Camera, Tape recorder and Transistors) should be declared and will be endorsed on the passport.