Entry & Exit Points

Entry Formalities for Nepal

  • Indian nationals visiting Nepal do not require a VISA, however while travelling between India and Nepal by air or over land would have to keep in his possession any of the following documents to establish his/her identity as an Indian citizen.
    • Valid Indian passport or,
    • Voter ID issued by the Government of India.
    • Emergency certificate issued by the Embassy of India in Nepal.
  • Nationals from SAARC countries other than India will be issued gratis visa (Free of Charge) for up to 30 days for the first time in a year.
  • Nationals of other countries can apply for visa at any of the Nepalese missions abroad. Visa can also be acquired from the points of entry into Nepal.
  • Immigration Office, TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport) under Department of Immigration has been facilitating tourists flying to Nepal by providing Visa on Arrival, you can also consider getting Visa from Nepalese Diplomatic Missions stationed abroad prior to your arrival.
  • If you have obtained visa from Nepalese Diplomatic Missions, then you must enter Nepal within six months from the visa issued date. Your total stay is counted starting from the day you enter into Nepal.
  • Nationals of designated countries are requested to acquire Visa prior their arrival from their nearby Diplomatic missions (Embassies/consulates) of Nepal Government.
  • Procedures for Tourist Visa on Arrival at the airport (TIA)
    • Fill in Online ‘Tourist Visa ‘form (you can fill it up prior to your arrival visiting our official website Department of Immigration / fill it up using Kiosk machines upon your arrival at the airport). If you fill it from the website, you will get submission Receipt with barcode, please print it out and bring it along for acquiring visa. It works for fifteen days and becomes invalid then after. If so, you will have to fill it up again.
    • Make payment at the bank according to your visa requirement ( 15/30/90 Days)
    • Get the receipt, while you can use different modes of payments (at visa fees collection counter), we advise you to carry some cash to be on the safe side.
  • On Arrival Visa Fee
    • 15 Days – 25 USD
    • 30 Days – 40 USD
    • 90 Days – 100 USD
  • Hand in your documents to immigration officer for visa processing. He/she issues visa to you upon his/her satisfaction.
  • Visas of all kinds including ‘Gratis’ issued at the Airport are Tourist Visas.
  • Tourist Visa extension can be done from Immigration Office, Pokhara too. Non tourist visa extension can be done only at Department of Immigration (if eligible) for a period of maximum one year (except business visa).
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