Nepal Visa & Permits

Visa & Permits

A valid Passport is required to obtain Nepali visa for all except the Indian national. The Indian national doesn’t required visa to travel or stay in Nepal. However a photo identity card such as passport, voting card or employment identity card need to shown at the point of entry to Nepal.
  • Nepalese embassies and consulates in your home country issue Nepal Visa or you can obtain Visa upon your arrival at Kathmandu airport or boarder entry points with India and China
  • If you stay in Nepal for longer than duration of your initial 60-day Visa, you will required to extend the Visa.
  • A Nepali Visa is valid for entry for three months from the date of issue not from the date of entry. Do not apply too early.
  • Visa fees is payable only in USD cash form, no cheques or cards
  • Once the Visa is issued, it will not be amended, revalidated and Visa fees will not be refunded
  • Children under 10 years do not need a Visa.

Tourist Visa Extension

  • Visa extension fee for 15 days or less is USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency and visa extension fee for more than 15 days is USD 2 per day
  • Tourist visa can be extended for a maximum period of 150 days in a sinble visa year (January – December)


A visitor should well cover by his/her insurance policy. A travel insurance policy that covers cancellation, injury, death, lost baggage, theft, liability, medical treatment, emergency evacuation and personal expenses should strongly recommended.

Please make sure the insurance covers all the activities that you will be undertaking during your stay in Nepal, such as tour, trekking and climbing. If a client becomes ill, all hospital expenses, doctors’ fee and repatriation costs are the client’s responsibility.

Tourist Visa

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

Gratis (free) Visa

  • Gratis visa for 30 days available only for tourist of SAARC countries
  • Indian nationals do not require visa to enter into Nepal

Transit Visa

Transit visa for one day can be obtained from Nepal’s immigration offices at the entry points upon the production of departure flight ticket via Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal, by paying USD 5 or equivalent convertible currency.

Note: For further information, please contact Department of Immigration, Maitighar, Impact building Kathmadnu, Tel: +977 1 4221996 / 4223590 / 4222453 or website:

Rescue insurance

This is the most important part of insurance while on adventure trip. Please be sure that your insurance policy must cover all your rescue expenses probably by Helicopter. If you are injured and unable to travel, you can ask for a rescue helicopter or charter flight from a remote airstrip only if you have definite proof you can pay for it.

It cost around USD 5000 for a rescue in some remote location of Nepal. Be sure your policy specifically covers helicopter evacuation, which you have to pay in Nepal and claim on your country. Pay good attention on it before you leaving for travel.p

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