A visa for Nepal can be obtained on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu and at border entry points in Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Gaddachowki on the Nepal-India border and Kodari on the Nepal-China border. Outside of Nepal, A visa can also be obtained at the nearest Nepal Embassy or Diplomatic Mission.
To renew a Visa you can go to the Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Kathmandu.
Tourist Visa Nepal
Facility Duration Fee
Online Visa Application
In order to avoid long queues and unnecessary problems, kindly fill out and submit a complete Online Visa Application form to the Immigration Authority of Nepal. The online visa application is valid for 15 days. Just submit your verification printout at the immigration desk upon arrival and pay necessary fees at the cash counter at the airport. Please copy past the link provided for online visa application; go to www.online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/tourist-visa
Visa Extension for Nepal
Tourists can stay for a maximum of 150 days in a visa year (Jan 1 to Dec 31). Minimum tourist visa extension is US$30 for up to 15 days. After which US$2 is levied per day.
All trekkers must acquire Trekkers’ Information Management Systems (TIMS) Card before trekking. TIMS Card is mandatory to control illegal trekking operations and to ensure the safety and security of trekkers in the general trekking areas. TIMS Card helps to store the database of trekkers recording their would-be whereabouts for the safety of tourists.
Fees, passport copy, and passport size photographs are required to obtain TIMS Card from Tourist Service Center, Bhrikutimandap, and Trekking Agencies’ Association Nepal (TAAN) Office in Maligaon and Government registered trekking companies in Kathmandu and Pokhara. TIMS Card can also be obtained from TIMS Counter at NTB Regional Office in Pokhara.
TIMS Card fees are as follows – Group trekker: NRs. 1,000; Free individual trekker (FIT): NRs. 2,000, per trekking route per person per entry.
For those of you who want to venture into areas where few have stepped, a Trekking Permit must be obtained from the Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Kathmandu. These Restricted Areas are culturally, environmentally and politically sensitive to Nepal. Therefore, travelers are requested to respect the local customs, etiquette and refrain from damaging the protected area and it's environment.
Some of the Restricted Areas are; Upper & Lower Dolpa, Mugu District, Manang District (areas of Nar Phu), Mustang, Humla, and parts of Dolakha, Gorkha, Taplejung and Sankhuwasabha District. For more information;
49/43 Amrit Marg,
Bhagwan Bahal, Thamel 26,
Kathmandu 44600, NEPAL.