Tourist Info

No foreigner is entitled to enter into and stay in the kingdom of Nepal without valid visa. Tourist entry visa can be obtained either on arrival in Nepal or from Nepalese Embassy or consulate or other mission offices abroad. Two passport size photographs required.

Effective from August 2003 Government of Nepal has announced a new policy of waiving visa fees for any tourist visiting the country for a period of three days. Similarly tourists from SAARC country as well China also get free visa to Nepal. Likewise arrangements have been made to provide free for any national for re entry who has stayed at least 15 days in the country in a visa year (Jan-Dec).
Visa Fee

Single Entry
(from the date of entry)

  Multiple Entry
(Will be valid for a visa year (150 days)
  60 Days

US$ 30
or equivalent convertible foreign currency

  60 Days

US$ 80
or equivalent convertible foreign currency

Visa Extension & Late Fee

A tourist visa can be extended up to 120 days from the department of immigration in Kathmandu and Pokhara immigration office on request. Then after an additional 30 days can be extended from department of immigration on reasonable ground, which ensures one’s departure from the country within 150 days in one visa year.


Extension Fee

  Late Fee
  30 days
Visa extension without re-entry facility
  US$ 30
  80 days
Visa extension with multiple entry facility
  US$ 80
One who has previously taken multiple re-entry facility in the same visa year will have to pay US$ 30 only.
  US$ 2 per day
  for the first 30 days
  US$ 3 per day
  for the next 31 to 90 days
  US$ 5 per day
  for more than 90 days

Fee exemption for Tourist Visa

+ Children below 10 yrs.
+ Descendant’s upto the age of 16 yrs, holding foreign passports, of Nepalese parents or either of their parents     is a Nepalese citizen.
+ Citizen of Nepali origin, after having obtained passport for the first time from a Nepal based foreign mission,     until the period of his departure to a foreign country
Dos & Don'ts
+ A tourist may stay in Nepal upto 150 days in a visa year (Jan to Dec)
+ A tourist must extend his/her visa before expiry of the visa validity period
+ A tourist who doesn’t comply with these regulations may be liable of fine and other prosecution as provided in     immigration act and rules
+ A foreigner having obtained tourist visa shall not allowed working with or without receiving remuneration
+ A foreigner shall not be allowed to carry out any work other than that for which purpose s/he has obtained     the visa

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