Tourist Visa

  1. The foreign tourist visiting Nepal shall be granted the tourist visa.
  2. The tourist visa shall be granted for a period in the maximum of 150 days in a visa year (Visa years means January to December).
  3. A tourist who has departed before the expiry of the period specified in the visa issued in a visa year shall not be allowed to use the visa by adding the remaining period to another visa year.
  4. If any foreigner who has entered into Nepal towards the end of a visa year desires to spend even the period during which he may stay in Nepal with the tourist visa of the other visa year, he may use such facility.

Provided, however, that the computation of the fees for such period shall be made on the basis of the total period of his stay.

Visa Fee:-
http://nepalimmigration.gov.np/article/86/appendix-%E2%80%93-9-relating-to-rule-29.html

Important Information to Visitors:

      1. People of these countries do not get the visa on arrival at the immigration entry points of Nepal:- Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan.
      2. All foreign visitors are requested to be mindful of the date of Nepalese visa and their passport number to avoid possible problems. As such, you are requested to apply for visa extension, if you wish so, apply within the valid period of Nepalese visa.
      3. You are requested to get the arrival/departure stamps on your passport at the entry /exit points to avoid further legal complications.
      4. Living in Nepal without the passport or a valid visa is a punishable offense.
      5. Deviation from the prescribed routes mentioned in the trekking permit will be treated as the violation of the law.
      6. You are advised to be aware of brokers/cheaters or any counterfeit documents of visa/trekking permit to avoid legal complications.
      7. Change of purpose of stay without permission is not allowed and employment or voluntary services while on a tourist visa is strictly prohibited. It will be a punishable offense.
      8. Be sure to register at the police and Immigration checkpoint along the trial. It will be wise for to register your trekking destination and schedule at your Embassy or Consulate.
      9. If you encounter problems along the trails, inform immediately to the nearest police or Immigration post.
      10. You are requested to change money with recognized dealers and do not forget to take formal receipts.
      11. You are requested to inform the Immigration Office or Police Station for any changes in your address previously given in the visa application form.
      12. You are advised to be mindful to contact the Dept. of Immigration for visa transfer in case of getting the new passport or travel document from your embassy.
      13. Passport and trekking permits should be kept by the trekkers while trekking.
      14. Filming in restricted areas or notified areas without permission is strictly prohibited.
      15. Please don’t take out the visa stickers from your passport and do not try to change records printed in your passport.
      16. We request for your co-operation to observe the following guidelines during your stay in Nepal. Respect local traditions, customs, values, and sentiments, help to protect local culture and maintain local pride.
        • Respect privacy while taking photographs.
        • Respect holy places.
        • Refrain from giving money to the children since it will encourage begging.
        • Respect for local etiquette earns you respects.
      17. If you make a change in your address of residence mentioned in the visa application form or disembarkation card, must furnish to the Immigration Department, Immigration Offices or local police offices with a notice containing the name, passport number and new address as well within seven days.
      18. If your stay period as a tourist is more than 120 days in one visa year and wish to visit other places for spending more than 24 hours, you have to register in the local police officer of such place with your name, passport number and address as well.
      19. Let Himalayas change you – Do not change them, so remember, while you are on trekking.
        • Leave the campsite cleaner than you have found it.
        • No open fires.
        • Burn dry papers and packets in a safe place.
        • Keep local water clean and avoid using pollutants.
        • Plants should be left to flourish in their natural environment.
        • Help your guides and porters to follow conservation measures.
      20. Protect the natural environment.
        • Leave the campsite cleaner than you have found it.
        • No open fires.
        • Burn dry papers and packets in a safe place.
        • Keep local water clean and avoid using pollutants.
        • Plants should be left to flourish in their natural environment.
        • Help your guides and porters to follow conservation measures

Information for Indian Citizens

  • To allow Indian citizens to make travel on the basis of the following document:
  • Passport, or
  • Driving license with photograph, or
  • Identity card with photograph issued by a governmental body, or
  • Ration card with photograph, or
  • Voter identity card with photograph, or
  • Registration certificate issued by the Indian embassy to the Indian citizen staying in Nepal, or
  • Ad hoc/temporary identity card issued by the Indian embassy to the Indian citizen in the event of exigency, or
  • Document with photograph and setting out identity, issued by the sub-divisional magistrate or authority there above.

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