The easiest way to obtain a Nepal visa is at the Tribhuvan International Airport upon your arrival. You may also obtain it at the immigration entry point if you are entering through the border of India and Tibet.
Note: People from the countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Somalia, Cameroon, Swaziland, Iraq, Ethiopia, Liberia, Palestine, etc. are restricted to get a visa from the immigration entry points of Nepal.
What do you need to obtain a Nepal visa?
Following are your requirements if you are thinking of taking a visa at the airport of immigration entry point:
• A valid passport with the legality of 6 months
• You need to fill the application form for visa available
• Two recent passport size photo that provides your clear picture
• Visa fees that need to be paid in cash
Entry points to Nepal
- Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
- Eastern Nepal-Kakarvitta, Jhapa
- Central Nepal-Birjung, Parsa
- Northern Border- Kodari, Sindhupalchowk
- Western-Rupandehi, Bhairahawa
- Mid-western-Banke, Nepalgunj
- Far-western-Kailali(Mohana, Dhangadhi)/Kanchanpur
• For 15 days- US$ 30 or equal adaptable currency
• For 30 days- US$ 50 or equal adaptable currency
• For 90 days- US$ 125 or equal adaptable currency
• Free visa up to 30 days- For the tourist of SAARC nationals
• Visa is not necessary for Indian citizens.
However, if they enter Nepal via air, they need to show a valid identification certificate. This may involve a passport or citizenship certificate. Children under the age of 10 do not need to show such certificates.
• If you want to extend your visa for 15 days or less, you need to pay a charge of US$ 30 or equivalent convertible currency
• If you want to extend the visa for more than 15 days, US$ 2 will be charged per day after the extension of 15 days. However, the visa can be extended a maximum of 150 days per year. This starts from January to December
A foreigner might have to get down at Nepalese airport as a result of his/her transit point. He/she might be compelled to choose force landing for any reason. In such a case, he/she can obtain a transit visa for a day only if US$5 or any other equivalent currency is paid.
Other General Information
• It is not legal to get into or live in Nepal without a valid visa
• A tourist visa can be received either through the Nepalese embassy or consulate. Similarly, other mission offices or immigration entry points in Nepal listed above may also provide it
• Visa fees are non-refundable and issued visa cannot be amended
• Credit cards or checks are not acceptable. So, payment must be made in cash
• Visa charges are not applied for children under 10 years of age though they must obtain a valid visa
• You may contact the Immigration Department if you are obtaining a new passport or travel document for the transfer of these documents
• You are advised to carry your passport or trekking permits while on the trek
• Be careful to not do the activities that are strictly prohibited in the areas that are restricted for filming
• Do not perform any activities that hurt the sentiments of Nepalese people and their culture
• Do not perform any immoral activities