Visa & Permit

Visa is the most important particular for the travelers who intend visit Nepal . Excluding Indian Passport holders required visa before entry to Nepal. Except Chinese nationals & Refugee Travel Document holders can apply only for tourist visa in every entry points of Nepal . Visa year covers from 1st January to 31st December. HMG Nepal issues different 9 types of visa.

1. Tourist Visa
Tourist who intends to visit Nepal with valid passport. Tourist visa shall not be allowed to work with or without receiving remuneration. Ministry of Home, Department of Immigration issues the tourist visa.

2. Diplomatic Visa
Specially Diplomatic visas are issued for diplomatic passport holders and their family. Ministry of foreign Affairs issues the diplomatic visa.

3. Official Visa
Non residential-diplomatic missions personnel and their family, UN personnel, UN lassiez passez holder and their family, Personnel working in the international and regional organization, Advisor and specialists working in Nepal under the official agreement and their family and Honorary Nepalese consulate general and their families are eligible for the official visa. Ministry of foreign Affairs issues the official visa.

4. Study Visa
Students, Research Scholars, Teachers and their family can apply for the study visa for Nepal . Department of Immigration issues the visa on the recommendation of Ministry of Education, Nepal .

5. Non Tourist Visa
Foreigners involved in socio, economic development works, INGO workers, employees of foreign Nepalese Missionaries, representative of newspaper and news agencies, assistants of diplomatic visa holders, remuneration holder of any company, association, industry or HMG office with approval from HMG Nepal, Foreigners work in any international airlines organization located in Nepal, importer on the recommendation of government or Federation of Industries or Chamber of Commerce of related country, Nepalese origin holding foreign passports, foreigners married to a Nepalese citizen and leader of a tourist group can take this type of visa. Department of Immigration and diplomatic missions can issues the visa.


6. Business Visa
Foreign investors in Nepal and persons involved in trade and commerce are eligible for the visa. Department of Immigration issues the business visa on the recommendation of concerned agencies.


1. Six copies of application with photographs

2. License certificate to make investment in any business or industrial enterprise in the kingdom of Nepal

3. Recommendation from the concerned Ministry/Department

4. A copy of passport including the last Nepalese visa.

7. Residential Visa
The Government can issue the visa for international reputed person, person involved in economic, social and cultural development of Nepal, foreign passport holders of Nepalese, large-scale investors (minimum 10,00,000 US$ at a time) and foreigners interested to settle in Nepal. They are allowed to apply in Department of Immigration and diplomatic missions abroad. Visa renewal is held by Department of Immigration upon approval of HMG Nepal. The visa includes husband, wife, father, mother and dependent son and daughter.

8. Non Residential Visa
Any foreigner of Nepalese origin residing in foreign country who wish to reside or conduct business, profession or Study, teach in any subject in Nepal, non-residential Nepalese visa may be issued to him/her and of his/her family. The visa fee is waived for those who are less than 16 years of age. According to the Immigration Regulation, the term family includes husband, wife, father, mother and dependent son and daughter. Nepalese Diplomatic Missions/ Embassies abroad and Department of immigration in Nepal .

9. Transit Visa
Transit visa generally for one week and issued from airport traveling in an aircraft having landed in Nepal casually due to any reason or any foreigner who has departed from Nepal and has been rejected back to Nepal .


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