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Tourist Visa

ALL TOURISTS with Valid Passport, (including tourists from Hong Kong SAR), you may obtain Tourist Visa on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.

OR

You may wish to obtain Tourist Visa from nearest Nepalese Embassies or Consulate Generals or Honorary Consulates, whichever you find accessible.

Choice is Yours!


>> Download Visa Application Form [PDF]

Tourist Visa (Obtaining in Hong Kong)

Tourists, who wish to obtain Tourist Visa from the Consulate General of Nepal in Hong Kong, are requested to note as follows:
  1. Visa Hours/Working Days

    • Visa Application Hours: 9.30 am - 12.30 noon, Monday to Friday except on public holidays.
    • Visa Collection Hours: 9.30 am - 12.30 noon, Monday to Friday except on public holidays.
    • Please refer to Other Public Holidays in "Contact Us" Section


  2. b. Requirements to obtain Visa in the Consulate General in Hong Kong

    1. All foreign nationals, except Indian nationals, are required visa to enter to Nepal.
    2. Fill up Visa application Form (Download Visa Application Form) affixing one recent Photo on it.
    3. Valid passport or Travel Document, which should remain valid at least for six months from the date of entry into Nepal.
    4. Payment of Visa fees ( except tourists holding passports of SAARC countries)

      Multiple Entry Visa
      1. 15 days - HK$ 200
      2. 30 days - HK$ 320
      3. 90 days - HK$ 800


    5. Visiting Nepal for the second time or more within a visa year will be issued a 30 Days Visa (Multiple) provided the previous stay did not exceed 120 days.
    6. Visa once issued cannot be withdrawn, visa fee cannot be refunded after visa is issued, and it must be used within six months from the date of issue.


  3. Visa Issuing Period in Hong Kong

    • Visa will be issued within 2 working days including the date of application and the collection date. For example, if Tourist A submits application on Monday, visa will be issued next day i.e., on Tuesday.
    • However, in case of urgency, visa can be issued in the same day of application.


  4. Gratis Tourist Visa
    Gratis visa will be issued to:

    Passport holders of SAARC Countries.

  5. Other information for the Tourists

    1. There will be no charge for children under 10 years. However, visa is required.
    2. Tourist visa may also be obtained at any of the following entry points: Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu; Biratnagar (Jogbani), Birgunj (Raxaul), Bhairahawa (Sunauli) and Kakarbhitta (Panitanki) along Nepal-India border and Kodari at Nepal-China border.
    3. Tourist traveling on a short duration visas can get them extended if they so desire. The Department of Immigration, Kathmandu and Pokhara Immigration Office extend visas.
    4. Tourists carrying more than US $2,000.00 or equivalent foreign currency are requested to declare in the Custom Declaration Form at the time of arrival in Nepal.
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Obtaining Tourists Visa by Mail

Application for tourist visa will also be accepted in the Consulate General of Nepal in Hong Kong. Kindly note the following information and required documents:
  1. A valid passport, which has a validity of 6 months and a minimum of one blank page for visa stamp.
  2. A duly filled in application form (Download Visa Application Form) with one copy of your recent photograph.
  3. Please do not forget to specify the type of visa requested in the application form.
  4. Visa fee according to the type of visa requested. (See Fee Structure below).
  5. Self addressed envelope with sufficient postage to return passport.
  6. Incomplete application along with the passport will be returned back to the application without processing.
  7. The Consulate does not take any responsibility of loss of passport.
  8. Address for obtaining Visa by Mail:

      Consulate General of Nepal
      (Attention: Visa Section)
      Unit 715, North Tower, Concordia Plaza
      No. 1 Science Museum Road
      Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
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Tourist Visa (On Arrival at Kathmandu Airport)

Tourists, who wish to obtain Tourist Visa from Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, are requested to note as follows:

  1. Requirements

    1. All foreign nationals, except Indian nationals, are required visa to enter to Nepal.
    2. Fill up Visa application Form affixing one recent Photo on it.
    3. Valid passport or Travel Document, which should remain valid at least for six months from the date of entry into Nepal.
    4. Payment of Visa fees ( except tourists holding passports SAARC countries)

      Multiple Entry Visa
      1. 15 days - US$ 25
      2. 30 days - US$ 40
      3. 90 days - US$ 100


    5. Visiting Nepal for the second time or more within a visa year will be issued 30 Days Visa (Single or Multiple) provided the previous stay did not exceed 120 days.

  2. Gratis Tourist Visa

    Gratis visa will be issued to:

    Passport holders of SAARC Countries except Afganistan (30-day multiple once in a visa year).
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Tourist Visa -- Fee Structure

S.N.

Particulars

Visa Fee

A

1. Holders of passports of SAARC countries (India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives) except Afganistan

2. Children under 10 years

Gratis (30 – day multiple entries once in a visa year)

Gratis

B

Fee Structure Applicable in Hong Kong

  1. 15 - day multiple entries
  2. 30 - day multiple entries
  3. 90 - day multiple entries

 

  1. HK$ 200
  2. HK$ 320
  3. HK$ 800

C

Fee Structure Applicable in Kathmandu

  1. 15 - day multiple entries
  2. 30 - day multiple entries
  3. 90 - day multiple entries

 

  1. US$ 25
  2. US$ 40
  3. US$ 100

 

Information for Indian Citizens 
Indian citizens are allowed to make travel in Nepal on the basis of the following document:

  • Passport, or
  • Driving license with photograph, or
  • Identity card with photograph issued by a governmental body, or
  • Ration card with photograph, or
  • Voter identity card with photograph, or
  • Registration certificate issued by the Indian embassy to the Indian citizen    staying in Nepal, or
  • Ad hoc/temporary identity card issued by the Indian embassy to the Indian   citizen in the event of exigency, or
  • Document with photograph and setting out identity, issued by the sub-divisional magistrate or authority there above.

No Visa on Arrival:
Nationals of following countries do not get visa on arrival at the immigration entry points of Nepal:

  1. Nigeria
  2. Ghana
  3. Zimbabwe
  4. Swaziland
  5. Cameroon
  6. Somalia
  7. Liberia
  8. Ethiopia
  9. Iraq
  10. Palestine
  11. Afghanistan
However, those holding Diplomatic/Official Passports can get on arrival visa with the submission of documents verifying the program of visit, invitation letter and the letter stating pre-approval of on arrival visa among others.  

Visa on Travel Documents
On- arrival visa is not issued to the holders of Travel Document. Those holding valid Travel Documents and seeking visa to Nepal can, however apply to this Consulate with following documents:

  • Visa Application form duly filled in and affixed with a recently taken photograph.
  • Copy of Travel Document with at least one year validity.
  • Sponsorship letter from the Sponsor addressed to the Consulate.
  • Copy of the Nepalese Citizenship Certificate of the Sponsor.
  • Documents verifying the nationality of the applicant before holding the Travel Document.
The documents thus obtained will be sent to Immigration Department of the Government of Nepal. Visa will be issued only after the receipt of approval notification from the Department.
For more details on visa issues, please visit http://www.immi.gov.np/ .

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