If you are wondering about how to obtain Nepal visa, then the easiest way to obtain is at the Tribhuvan International Airport which is only international airport of Nepal. Immigration Office, TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport) under Department of Immigration has been facilitating tourists flying to Nepal by providing Visa on Arrival. ‘On Arrival’ visa procedure is very quick and simple. You can expect some queues during peak Tourist season. If you wish to skip those queues, you can also consider getting Visa from Nepalese Embassy or Diplomatic Missions in your country. Choice is yours.
Note: There are few countries namely Nigeria, Ghana, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Somalia, Cameroon, Swaziland, Iraq, Ethiopia, Liberia, Palestine, etc. People from these countries do not get visa from the immigration entry points of Nepal.
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO OBTAIN NEPAL VISA?
- A valid passport (The passport should be validity at least six months)
- You should fill the application form for visa available at airport or immigration entry points.
- Two passport size photos
- Visa fees which should be paid in cash.
- US $ 30 or equivalent convertible currency for 15 days.
- US $ 50 or equivalent convertible currency for 30 days.
- US $ 125 or equivalent convertible currency for 90 days.
- For the tourist of SAARC nationals, free visa up to 30 days.
- Visa is not required for Indian nationals. However, if they enter Nepal via air, they will have to show a valid identification certificate (passport/ citizenship certificate). The children under the age of 10 do not need to show identification certificate.
Tourist visa extension is done for minimum 15 days with US $ 45 and US $ 3 per day for additional days.
In the case of delay less than 150 days additional US $ 5 per day as late fine.
When a foreigner has to get down at Nepalese airport as a result of his/her transit point or due to any force landing for whatever the reason, the foreigner can obtain transit visa for a day after paying USD 5 or any other currency equivalent.
OTHER GENERAL INFORMATION :
- Entering in to Nepal or staying in Nepal without a valid visa is illegal.
- Tourist visa can be obtained either through the Nepalese embassy or consulate or other mission offices in your nation or at the immigration entry points in Nepal listed above.
- Visa charges are not applicable for children under 10 years of age, however, they must obtain a valid visa.
- Always carry your passport and trekking permit while on trekking.
- Some of the areas are restricted for filming. Therefore, be careful not to do the activities that are strictly prohibited.
- The culture, tradition and sentiments of Nepalese people should be respected. Do not perform any activities that would hurt their sentiments.