Entry Requirements
Except for Indian nationals, everybody else above the age of 10 require a visa to enter Nepal. Visas are obtainable immediately upon landing at Tribhuvan International Airport. Single entry 60-day visa costs US$30, double-entry $55 and multiple-entry $90. You need a passport with at least 6-month validity and two passport-size photographs. Extension of visas cost US$50, and must be applied for before the visa expires, from the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu.

Location Maitighar, kathmandu
Tel 977-1-4223590/4222453/4223681/4221996/4224757


E-mail mail@immi.gov.np


Office Hours

Sunday to Thursday

10 a.m. – 17 p.m. in summer
10 a.m. – 16 p.m. in winter


10 a.m. – 15 p.m.

Visa Application Hours

Sunday to Thursday

10 a.m. – 15 a.m.


10 a.m. – 13 p.m.


Travelers may bring in 200 cigarettes, 50 cigars or 250g of tobacco, one bottle of liquor and 15 rolls of film. Also duty-free are personal effects: one pair of binoculars, one still camera, one video camera, one laptop computer and one portable music system. The usual prohibition against firearms, ammunition and narcotics apply, as well as for radio transmitters and walkie-talkies.

You will also need to clear customs when leaving Nepal. Please note the following:
You are forbidden from bringing out any object that is more than 100 years old. Antiques and art treasures require special certificate from the Department of Archaeology, which takes two days to obtain.
National Archives Building
Ram Shah Path
Phone:    44250683 – Director General,
             4250688 – Deputy director General
             4250686, 4250687, 4250685