1. Requirements for Tourist Visa

a. Duly filled in Visa Application Form (download visa form)

b. Valid Passport (at least for six months)

c. One recent photograph (2X2)

d. A money order payable to the Embassy of Nepal. (Two or more applicant can send single money order multiple of visa fee, Personal checks, cash and credit cards are not acceptable)

e. A prepaid return envelope with tracking number and sufficient postage to return passport/s. (if you  are sending documents by couriers/post)

Applicants are required to send prepaid return envelope with tracking number to return back passport/s. Embassy is not responsible for any undelivered
passport/s because of the insufficient postage, a weak envelope to bear up the load and other incidents occurred during handling of the documents by


2. Visa on Travel Document:

a. If you are holding reentry permit travel document, you have to follow the requirements mentioned in No. 1 above. Embassy may ask for additional documents, if required

b. If you are not holding reentry permit travel document, you have to submit a sponsor letter in addition to the requirements in No. 1 above. Applicants are required to contact the Embassy soon after the sponsor letter is submitted to the Embassy.

For more information about Nepalese visa, please visit the website www.nepalimmigration.gov.np of the Department of Immigration, Nepal


3. Visa application can be submitted in person from 10 am to 12:30 pm in the Embassy on weekdays except public holidays


4. Visa Fees

a. $25.00 for 15 days (multiple entries)

b. US $ 40.00 for 30 days ( multiple entries)

c. US $ 100.00 for 90 days (multiple entries)


5. Visa once issued cannot be withdrawn and visa fee cannot be refunded. It must be used within six months from the date of issue


6. Normally, Visa is processed in 4 business days after the application is received by the Embassy


7. The Consulate General of Nepal in New York also issues tourist visas. Applicants are requested to contact the consulate in the following address:

Consulate General of Nepal
216 East 49th St. 4th Floor
New York, NY 10017.
Tel:(917) 675 6783
(If you are applying at the Consulate, the money order should be made payable to “Permanent Mission of Nepal, New York”)


8. Those applying from Chicago can contact the Honorary Consulate of Nepal in Chicago in the following address:

Honorary Consulate of Nepal
10 N Dearborn Street, Seventh Floor
Chicago, Illinois 6062
E-mail: mablaw1@voyager.net.
Phone 312 263 1250
Fax 312 263 3480


9. Tourist visa may also be obtained at any of the following entry points:

A. Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu

B. Immigration Offices along Nepal-India border

I. Kakarbhitta,  Jhapa,

II. Birganj, Parsa

III. Balahia Bhairahawa,

IV. Jamunaha, Nepalgunj,

V. Mohana, Dhangadi,

VI. Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar

C. Immigration Office along Nepal- China border I. Kodari, Sindhupalchok
D. Immigration Office, Pokhara (not the entry point)


10.Tourists carrying more than 2,000.00 US dollar or equivalent foreign currency are requested to declare in the Custom Declaration Form at the time of arrival in Nepal. Those returning from Nepal with     undeclared money exceeding US $ 2,000.00 or equivalent foreign currency may be interrogated for further legal actions in accordance with Foreign Exchange Regulation Act of Nepal


11.Tourists traveling by car should possess a valid Passage de Carnet

Download Visa Form