Visas and Fees

Tourists can obtain visa on arrival in Nepal (except for some nationalist, see below). You can also get your visa on nearest Nepal Embassy authorities for Diplomatic Mission.

“It has been said that a pretty face is a passport. But it's not, it's a visa, and it runs out fast.”

— Julie Burchill

Nepal Entry/Exit By Air

  • Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu

Entry/Exit By Land

Nepal- India Border

  • Kakarbhitta/ Pani Tanki
  • Dhangadi /Mohana
  • Nepalgunj /Rupaidiya
  • Birgunj /Raxual
  • Sunauli/ Belahiya
  • Mahendranagar/Banbasa

Nepal- China Border

  • Kodari/ Tatopani

Tourist Visa Fee

Type: Multiple Entries                                   

 Duration         Fee Structure
 15 days  USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency      
 30 days  USD 50 or equivalent convertible currency
 90 days      USD 125 or equivalent convertible currency

* Note: Maximum stay for tourist visa is 150 days in one visa year (Jan 1 to Dec 31)

Visa Requirements

  • Valid passport
  • One passport sized photo

Accepted Currency

US Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Euro, Pound Sterling, Swiss Franc, Australian Dollar, Hong Kong Dollar, Japanese Yen and Singapore Dollar. Credit card, Indian currency, and Nepali currency are not accepted

Gratis (Free) Visa

SAARC nationalists can obtain a gratis visa for 30 days in one visa year (Jan-Dec) and can be extended from Immigration Department.

Indian nationals do not require visa to enter Nepal although must possess any one of the documents like Passport, Driving License, Ration Card, Election Commission Card, Identity card issued by Government Agency or Identity Card issued by Embassy of India in Kathmandu (should be with photo)

No Procedures of Arrival Visa For

Afghanistan, Swaziland, Somalia, Ethiopia, Palestine, Liberia, Iraq, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon and Zimbabwe nationalists DO NOT get arrival visa at any of entry point in Nepal and need to obtain a visa prior to arrival at nearest Nepalese embassy or diplomatic mission.

Non-Tourist Visa in Nepal

There are both tourist and non-tourist visa are available for foreigners to pursue tourism or non–tourism activities like Study Visa, Marriage Visa, Relationship Visa, Business Visa, Transit Visa, Non-Residential Visa or Residential Visa. 

For More Visa Information: Nepal Immigration Authority (