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Visa Information

Obtaining Visa:

All foreign nationals, except Indians, are required to have a valid visa to enter Nepal. Requirements for tourist visa include:

  1. Valid passport with a minimum of six-month validity period at the time of entry into Nepal.
  2. Duly filled in Visa application form with a photograph affixed. (download visa application form).
  3. Applicable visa fee. See below for rates.
  4. Visa can be obtained by personally visiting the Embassy or sending documents by post. If you are sending your passport by post, please do not forget to send a
    self-addressed postage paid envelop to return your passport. Applicants are requested to use signature on delivery post for returning the passports with visa. The Embassy will not be responsible for lost/undelivered posts. (Physical address:-22 Kareelah Vista, O'malley,ACT 2606. Postal Address: Embassy of Nepal, PO box no 1070, Mawson, ACT 2607)
  5. Visa once issued cannot be withdrawn, visa fee cannot be refunded after visa is issued, and it must be used within six months from the date of issue.

  1. Tourist entry visa can also be obtained at the following immigration offices in Nepal:

  1. People of these countries can not get visa on arrival at the immigration entry point of Nepal. Please contact the nearest Nepalese Embassy, Consulate Office and get further information.
    1. Nigeria 2. Ghana 3. Zimbabwe
    4. Swaziland 5. Cameroon 6. Somalia
    7. Liberia 8. Ethiopia 9. Iraq
    10. Palestine 11. Afghanistan 12. Syria
  2. Visa Fee

Visa Type

Visa Fee

Mode of Payment

Multiple Entry - 15 days

AUD$ 40

Cash if present in the Embassy or

Money order in favour of the Embassy of Nepal if sent by post.

Multiple Entry - 30 days

AUD $ 60

Multiple Entry - 90 days

AUD$ 150

Note:-   The visa fee charged by the Honorary Consulates may be higher than the above due to service fee they charge for the services rendered. Please contact them or visit their website for further  information.

  1. Visa Year : January to December
  2. Visa Extension

A tourist visa can be extended up to 120 days within a visa year from the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu and Pokhara Immigration Office on request. Thereafter an additional 30 days can be extended from Department of Immigration, Kathmandu ensuring that tourist visa cannot be extended more than 150 days.

  1. Gratis visa and eligibility: 

Eligibility:  Diplomatic Passport holders and their family members.
Duration: Reciprocal basis( in the recommendation of their respective Diplomatic Missions).
Issuing Authority: Ministry of Foreign Affairs. For 30 days entry-Embassies and the Immigration Office at the entry points in Nepal.
A note verbale  from the concerned Diplomatic Mission is required.

Eligibility:  Non-Diplomatic personnel of Missions and their family Members, Honorary/Nepalese Consulate Generals/Consuls and their family members(during the time of their visit to Nepal), Advisers and Specialists, working in Nepal under the official agreement and their family members, UN Agencies personnel, UN document holders and their family members,  Personnel working in the International institutions or Regional Organizations in Nepal and their family members.
 Requirement: A note verbale from the concerned diplomatic mission.
Issuing Authority:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs. For 30 days entry-Embassies and the Immigration Office at the entry points in Nepal.

11 Children below the age of ten years shall be exempted from visa feesno visa fee shall be applicable to the Chinese passport holder upto 150 days and   to the passport holder of member states of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) for 30 days

                                  Department of Immigration
                                  Kalikasthan, Dillibazar

                                 Tel: +977-1-4429659/4429660/4438862/4438868
                                 Fax: +977-1-4433934/4433935