Nepal Visa Information
Nepal visa in a valid passport is required of all U.S. citizens who
plan to visit the country. Tourists can apply for their visas from a Nepalese embassy
or consulate before traveling, or purchase a fifteen-day multiple-entry tourist visa, a one-month multiple-entry
tourist visa, or a three-month multiple-entry tourist visa upon arrival
at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and at many land border
points of entry. You can apply online to expedite a visa to Nepal
if you are in a hurry and prefer obtaining a visa prior to departing the United States.
The land border points of entry where tourists may obtain visas on arrival
include: Kakarvitta, Jhapa District (Eastern Nepal), Birgunj, Parsa
District (Central Nepal), Kodari, Sindhupalchowk District (Northern
Border– for group tourists only), Belahia, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi
District, Western Nepal), Jamunaha, Nepalgunj (Banke District,
Mid-Western Nepal), Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali District, Far Western
Nepal) and Gadda Chauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur District, Far
Western Nepal). Be aware that
it may take several hours for your visa to be issued.
Upon departure from Tribhuvan International Airport
, all foreigners must pay an airport exit tax, regardless of the length of their stay. Tourists may stay in Nepal
no longer than 150 days in any given calendar year.
Nepal Visa Requirements
Independent of the type of visa you request, the Nepal Embassy and Consulates require the following:
- A passport with a validity of 6 months from the date of entry;
- Tickets and documents to prove your return or onward travel;
- One passport-size photos (2"x2");
- Completed Nepal visa application form;
- Visa fee (money order in person, money order by mail);
- A self-addressed prepaid return envelope with postage (FedEx, US Express Mail or US Certified Mail).
Travel visas for Nepal are affixed in your passport on the pages
specifically marked for them. Countries require that visa stamps be
placed on those pages that do not contain any other stamps. For this
reason, you are required to submit a passort with at least one blank
Nepal Visa Application Form
Click to download the Nepal Visa Form
The Visa Application is in .pdf format. You will need the free
Adobe Acrobat Reader to open and print the document. You probably have
it on your computer but if you don't, you can get it here
Nepal Travel Information
Travelers occasionally report immigration difficulties with Chinese
authorities when crossing the Nepal-China border overland in either
direction. Chinese authorities often require American and other foreign
tourists to organize "group" tours through established travel agencies
as a pre-requisite for obtaining visas and entry permits into Tibet.
U.S. citizens planning to travel to Tibet from Nepal may contact the
U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu for current information on the status of the
border-crossing points. Travelers may also wish to check with the
Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Nepal for current
regulations on entry into Tibet.
Nepal Country Information
Formal Name: Kingdom of Nepal
Short Form: Nepal
Term for Citizens: Nepalese
Date of Independence: 1768, when a number of independent hill states
were unified by Prithvi Narayan Shah as the Kingdom of Gorkha.
National Holiday: December 28, birthday of King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev.
Nepal Visa Service Online
If you don't live in or near any of the cities where a Nepalese embassy
or consulate located, you might want to authorize a travel visa
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