Updated Notice on Requirements for Travelling to Nepal


As per the decision of the Government of Nepal, all fully vaccinated passengers travelling to Nepal by air or land route must submit a certificate of full vaccination against COVID-19 (Vaccine Certificate). Negative PCR test is no longer mandatory for the fully vaccinated passengers.

Passengers who fail to submit vaccine certificate (including the children below 18 years and above 5 years) will have to submit the certificate with a negative report of COVID-19 test (RTPCR, True NAAT, Gene Xpert) within 72 hours of starting the journey. Proof of vaccination (Vaccine Certificate) is not mandatory for children below 5 years.

All foreign nationals with a certificate of complete vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative certificate of the COVID-19 test will be able to obtain an on-arrival visa from the Immigration entry points of Nepal, under the prevailing law. The passengers travelling with a Travel Document should get a visa from the Nepalese Embassy abroad in advance.

All passengers (Nepalese and foreign) entering Nepal from abroad will not have to remain in quarantine except it seems necessary while examining health condition.

Further information on entry requirements and visas are available on the Department of Immigration’s website https://www.immigration.gov.np/post/notice-3.


Embassy of Nepal


01 September 2022