Visiting Nepal as a tourist, you can easily obtain Visa on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, at border entry points in Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Gaddachowki on Nepal-India border and Kodari on Nepal-China border.

The tourist visa is usually granted for a period of 90 days and can be extended up to a maximum of 150 days in a visa year (visa year means January – December). Visa can also be obtained at the nearest Nepal Embassy or Diplomatic Mission. Visa can also be obtained (renewal purposes) at Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Kathmandu. A valid passport and one passport -size photo with a light background is required.

Fee structure:
– USD 25 for 15 days Visa
– USD40 for 30 days Visa
– USD100 for 90 days Visa
Please note: 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.Gratis 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, visa can be extended from the Immigration Department on payment of visa fee as specified above.
Indian nationals do not require visa to enter into Nepal.

For Indian National
Indian nationals do not require 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
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.

Other Information
Nationals from Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine and Afghanistan 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.

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

For more information, please contact Immigration Office:
Location: Kalikasthan, Dilibazar, Kathmandu
Tel: +977 -01 -4433934 / 4429660
Fax: +977 – 01 -4433935

Office hours:
Sunday to Thursday
10am – 5pm in summer
10am – 4pm in winter (NOV- JAN)
Friday: 10am – 3pm

Visa application hours:
Sunday – Thursday: 10am – 3pm
Friday: 10 am – 1pm