Visa-On-Arrival, stay 15 days
For ALL passports
Posted: 2018-10-13 - Last updated 2020-09-10
Department of Immigration
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Region: South Asia

Pandemic Travel Alert


Most recent update: 2020-09-01 - Limited flight resumption and entry


General Policy
  • Starting 1 September 2020, commercial international flights (suspended since March 22), resumed operations. Tourists, however, are not allowed to enter.

(Source: "Nepal resumes limited international flights, tourists still unwelcome" )

COVID-19 Related Entry Requirements

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Pre-pandemic visa rules


Passport Validity
6 months
Other Documents
Total stay is counted starting from the day of entry into Nepal.
- Holders of confirmed onward tickets for same calendar day are permitted transit without visa in international transit area.
Dual Nationality
U.S. policy on dual nationality can be found here.

Additional Notes

  1. Stay is extendable.
  2. Travellers using any of the following 12 passports must obtain Tourist visa from Nepalese diplomatic mission (Embassies and Consulates) prior to departure to Nepal: Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Eswatini (Swaziland), Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan, Syria.
  3. Indian nationals travelling to Nepal by land or air do not need a visa. However, they are required to provide documents as proof of Indian nationality.
  4. 30 day and 60 day visas are also available on arrival, and from Nepalese Diplomatic Missions.
  5. For visas from Nepalese Diplomatic Missions, entry to Nepal must be within six months from the visa issue date.
  6. All Tourists Visas issued by Nepalese diplomatic missions and 'On Arrival' are multiple entry. Tourist Visas extended at Immigration are only multiple entry upon payment of an extra fee.

Applicable Passports: