Monday, June 27, 2022

Visa & Passport Requirements for Nepal

AsiaNepalVisa & Passport Requirements for Nepal

Read next

If you are traveling from India, be in mind that the 500 and 1000 rupee notes are not recognized in Nepal since their distribution is banned.

Tourists from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka may remain in Nepal permanently without a visa since they are members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).

Visas are needed for citizens of Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, and Afghanistan.

Tourist visas are now available on arrival at Kathmandu airport and specified border checkpoints (see below) for citizens of several countries at a fee of:

  • US$25 for 15 days
  • US$40 for 30 days
  • US$100 for 90 days

In a visa year, a tourist visa may be issued for a maximum of 150 days.

Other convertible currencies like as Euros, Pounds sterling, RMB, and Australian dollars may be used to pay for this on arrival, but US dollars are always preferred, and certain minor entrance points (such as Birgunj) may only take USD, while Kodari only accepts USD and RMB.

All tourist visas are now “multiple entry” visas, which enable numerous entrances and departures throughout the validity period.

Volunteering whilst on a tourist visa is absolutely forbidden unless you have authorization.

You will need to submit a current passport size picture to attach to the visa form, in addition to the visa form, the disembarkation form, and the money, when you arrive. It’s worth noting that there is a photobooth right before immigration, but it’s pricey, so bring your picture for the visa form instead. If you don’t have a picture, you may pay an additional $5. (at least in Kodari).

Make sure you complete the VOA form as well as the arrival card. If you arrive in Nepal by aircraft, you will most likely be given an arrival card before boarding the plane at Kathmandu International Airport, but the visa application form (also known as the long form) is only accessible at the arrivals hall. Before you join any of the lines, choose one up and finish it. If you print and fill out the VOA form before arriving in Nepal, you will save a lot of time. If you arrive by aircraft, there are facilities for taking passport-sized photographs at the immigration counter at the airport, but it saves a lot of time if you prepare the photos ahead of time. Visa costs are waived for SAARC nationals. Departure cards are only given out after you depart Nepal, not when you arrive. To complete the departure card, you’ll need your passport and your entrance visa.

To extend your tourist visa, take your passport and another picture to the Nepal Immigration Office in Kathmandu or Pokhara, and pay USD2 for each day you wish to remain beyond your visa’s expiration date, up to a maximum of 150 days per year.

How To Travel To Nepal

By plane The sole international airport in Nepal is Tribhuvan International Airport, which is situated immediately east of Kathmandu's Ring Road. Despite the fact that Nepal is a popular tourist destination, most flights from anywhere will make a stop in Asia or the Middle East along the route. As a...

How To Travel Around Nepal

Domestic flights - Domestic airlines in Nepal, such as Yeti Air, Tara Air, and Nepal Airlines, provide regular flights to a variety of locations across the country. Biratnagar, Nepalganj, Lukla, Pokhara, Simikot, Jomsom, Janakpur, and Bharatpur are among the destinations to and from Kathmandu. There are a number of...

Destinations in Nepal

Regions in Nepal Officially, Nepal is split into 14 administrative zones and five development areas, however travelers may find the conceptual classification below (based on the country's elevation) more convenient. In order from north to south: HimalayasMount Everest, Annapurna, Langtang National Park, and The Great Himalaya Trail provide many possibilities for...

Accommodation & Hotels in Nepal

For a double room, budget lodging in Nepal varies from about NPR250 to around NPR750. You should negotiate since the rates you are given at first are not set. You may receive a significant discount if you stay for a longer length of time. Sheets, blankets, towels, and anything...

Things To See in Nepal

Mount Everest, the world's tallest peak, is arguably Nepal's most renowned sight, and the nation is covered with towering mountains. The 2015 earthquake caused significant (and possibly irreversible) damage to a number of UNESCO monuments. In Nepal, there are four UNESCO World Heritage Sites: The Kathmandu Valley, which includes not only the...

Things To Do in Nepal

Mountain biking Mountain riding in Nepal is a fun and sometimes difficult activity. There are many famous bike routes in Nepal that are now operational. They are as follows: From Balaju in Kathmandu, the Scar Road leads to Kakani, Shivapuri, and Budhanilkantha in northern Kathmandu.The journey from Kathmandu to Dhulikhel begins...

Food & Drinks in Nepal

Food in Nepal Daal-bhaat-tarkaari is the national dish of Nepal. Spicy lentils are poured over boiling rice and eaten with tarkari, or spiced vegetables. This is served two times a day, at 10:00 and 19:00 or 20:00, in most Nepalese households and teahouses. If rice is limited, aata (cornmeal mush),...

Money & Shopping in Nepal

The native currency is the Nepalese rupee (NPR). Although Indian money is accepted in Nepal (at a 1.60 Nepalese rupee to 1 Indian rupee official exchange rate), the INR500 and INR1,000 currency notes are not accepted. In Nepal, it is prohibited to carry Indian rupee notes of 500 and 1000...

Festivals & Holidays in Nepal

Nepalese government offices and most private companies are open six days a week, with the exception of Saturdays. International organizations operate under their own set of regulations, and most of them are closed on Saturdays and Sundays. The Nepal Gazette publishes the government holidays for the following year. Nepal...

Traditions & Customs in Nepal

With hands together and fingers up, greet individuals with a warm Namaste (or "Namaskar" formal version - to an elder or high-status person). It's used in lieu of greetings and farewells. It should only be spoken once per person, each day. 'The divine in me salutes the divine in...

Internet & Communications in Nepal

Internet access is quickly expanding, with the most prevalent availability in Kathmandu (particularly in Thamel and around the Boudha Stupa in Boudhanath) and Pokhara. Most hotels and resorts in those two cities will provide complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access. Many eateries will follow suit. In more and more communities, Internet...

Language & Phrasebook in Nepal

The language variety of modern-day Nepal is equal to its biological and cultural richness. Nepal has an unusually high number of surviving languages for a nation with such a limited geographical mass, many of which are relics of the old Asiatic cultural fusion in the area. In one nation,...

Culture Of Nepal

Folklore is an important element of Nepalese culture. Traditional stories, such as tales of love, affection, and wars, as well as tales of demons and ghosts, are based in the realities of day-to-day living and therefore reflect local lifestyles, culture, and beliefs. Many Nepalese folktales are performed via dance...

History Of Nepal

Ancient People have lived in the Himalayan area for at least eleven thousand years, according to Neolithic artifacts discovered in the Kathmandu Valley. The Kusunda people are thought to represent the earliest demographic stratum. Nepal is initially listed as a blanket exporting country in the late Vedic Atharvaveda Pariia and in...

Stay Safe & Healthy in Nepal

Stay Safe in Nepal Strikes ("bandas") and protests do occur from time to time. Some establishments shut, although many exceptions are made for visitors, who are generally well-liked. Inquire about strikes at your hotel or read Nepali newspapers in English. After signing a comprehensive peace deal with the government in 2006,...

Asia

Africa

South America

Europe

North America

Most Popular