Visa


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.

All passengers entering Nepal from abroad should mandatorily fill International Travellers Arrival Form (CCMC online from) and carry a print-out of it while travelling to Nepal

The visa applicants should fill online visa application form using the link below .

Visa application link :


Tourist Visa for Passport Holders


Application in Person

    • Duly completed Online Visa application form.
    • Valid Passport (with validity of a minimum period of six months from the date of entry AND at least two empty pages).
    • Card Payment (Visa Debit/Credit, Master Card Debit/Credit, All Maestro cards) is accepted for the payment of visa fees.
    • Children under the age of 10 shall be issued Gratis visa free of cost .
    • Visa collection on the same day.
    • Please note that the holders of other Passports should submit a UK residence permit in addition to other required documents.

Application by Post

    • Duly completed Online Visa application form.
    • Valid Passport (with validity of a minimum period of six months from the date of entry AND at least two empty pages).
    • For payment, a Virtual Payment (Visa Debit/Credit, Master Card Debit/Credit, All Maestro cards) link will be sent to the applicant’s email once the documents are received at the Embassy. Please do not enclose a postal order or a bank draft for the payment of visa fees now onwards.
    • The applicants from the United Kingdom can enclose a Self Addressed non-expiring prepaid envelope as per necessity with the application. (*Please do not use dated/printed stamp and label)
    • The applicants from Ireland and Malta can request a courier to pick up their documents from the Embassy.
    • Once a visa application is received by the Embassy, the application may take up to 2-3 working days within the UK and up to 2 weeks outside the UK to be processed.
    • Embassy Address: Embassy of Nepal, 12A Kensington Palace Gardens, London W8 4QU

Tourist Visa for Travel Document Holders and the Nationals of

(Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Swaziland, Somalia, Liberia, Iraq, Ethiopia, Palestine, Syria and Afghanistan)


Documents Required For Travel Document Holders issued by the Government of UK, those who have been in the United Kingdom in a refugee status:

  • Original travel document with at least 6 months’ validity.
  • Duly filled Online visa application form.
  • A copy of citizenship certificate of the sponsor and signed sponsorship letter(*if applicable).
  • A copy of UK resident permit card.
  • Proof of Address.
  • Details of Confirmed Hotel reservation.
  • Valid Confirmed Air Ticket.
  • Latest 3months Bank Statement.
  • Additional application letter & Form(download here)
  • Processing Time: it takes two weeks for the issuance of a tourist visa.
  • Online Application Form(click here)

Applicants can submit their documents for a visa and collect their passports in person or through their agents/representatives or by post as well. For the application received by post, a Virtual Payment (Visa Debit/Credit, Master Card Debit/Credit, All Maestro cards) link will be sent to the applicant’s email once the application is received at the Embassy. Please do not enclose a postal order or a bank draft for the payment of visa fees now onwards. The applicants from the United Kingdom can enclose a Self Addressed Envelope with Special Delivery Stamp as per necessity with the application. (*Please do not use printed stamp and label)


Diplomatic and Official Visa


Diplomatic Visa

Diplomatic visa shall be issued to a person holding a diplomatic passport who needs to visit Nepal in connection with his/her official duty. Diplomatic visa is also issued to the family members of such person when they are accompanying the person. The diplomatic visa shall be issued by the Embassy for a period of 30 days. The term thereof may be extended, if required, from the Department of Consular Services, Kathmandu for the remaining term of the official assignment in Nepal.
Required Documents For A Diplomatic Visa:
  1. Original diplomatic passport with at least 6 months’ validity with at least two empty pages.
  2. One recent passport-size photograph
  3. Duly filled in and signed visa application form
  4. A note verbale from the Foreign Ministry/diplomatic mission/ international organisation or equivalent offices with a request for a diplomatic visa, stating clearly the purpose and period of the visit.
  5. Online Application Form(click here).

  • Visa fees will be as follows:

Type of VisaVisa Valid forFee
Multiple Entry15 days£25/-
Multiple Entry30 days£40/-
Multiple Entry90 days£100/-

**Once visa issued, it will be valid up-to six months only, so please enter the country within six months of visa issued date & DO NOT apply for a visa after or before 6 months you travel.

**Please note: Once visa is approved/issued, the fees will not be refunded.

**Tourist visas can be obtained on arrival at entry points except for the nationals of Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Swaziland, Somalia, Liberia, Iraq, Ethiopia, Palestine, Syria and Afghanistan.

**Refugees travelling with travel documents will also require a valid visa before arrival.

Visitors may also obtain tourist visa at following arrival points in Nepal:

    • Tribhubhan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu
    • Kakarbhitta
    • Birgunj
    • Belhiya, Bhairahawa
    • Nepalgunj
    • Dhangadi
    • Mahendranagar
    • Kodari

Visa Extension:

A tourist visa can be extended from the Department of Immigration and Pokhara Immigration Office for a total of 120 days. An additional 30 days visa may be granted on reasonable grounds from the Department. Over the course of a visa year, a tourist cannot stay in Nepal more than cumulative 150 days.

Non-Residential Nepalese Visa:

1.If any foreigner of Nepalese origin residing in foreign country wish to reside or conduct business, profession or Study, teach in any subject in Nepal, non-residential Nepalese visa may be issued to him and of his family.

2. The format of non-residential Nepalese visa shall be under Appendix 3b.

For Rules and Appendix Please see link below Immigration office, Nepal  

For more information please contact us on 02072291594 or email: visa@nepembassy.org.uk