Nepal Visa Information

Entry Procedures & Visa Rules

Tourist Visa

Visa Facility            Duration                     Fee
Multiple entry         15 days                       US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry         30 days                       US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry         90 days                       US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Gratis (Free) Visa
  1.  Gratis visa for 30 days is available only for nationals of SAARC countries. However, for extension of visa for SAARC       nationals, the rule is same as that of other nationals.
  2.  Indian nationals do not require visa to enter into Nepal.

For Visa Extension:

Tourists can stay for a maximum of 150 days in a visa year (Jan 1 to Dec 31) extending the visa at the rate of 2 US $ per day. However, a minimum amount of 30 US$ has to be paid for a period of 15 days or less.

(For further information, please, contact Department of Immigration, Maitighar, Impact Building, Kathmandu, Tel: 00977-1-4221996/ 4223590/ 4222453,
Custom Formalities
Any visitor bringing in more than 5000 US$ or equivalent amount in any other currency/currencies must declare the currency/currencies at the Customs Office in the Airport.


All baggage must be declared and cleared through the customs on arrival at the entry point. Personal effects are permitted free entry. Passengers arriving at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) without any dutiable goods can proceed through the Green Channel for quick clearance without a baggage check. If you are carrying dutiable articles, you have to pass through the Red Channel for detailed customs clearance.