How do I obtain a tourist visa for Nepal?
I am planning on being in nepal for roughly 2 weeks and wanted to know if i need to apply through mail or if i may obtain a Visa upon arrival in Kathmandu
U could check out www.welcomenepal.com , the official Nepal Tourism Board website.
Entry Procedures & Visa Rules
Gratis visa for all tourists who visit Nepal for 3 days or less.
Gratis visa for tourists of SAARC countries and People’s Republic of China.
Single entry – US$ 30 days for 60 days
Multiple entry – US$ 50 + US$ 30.
Visa will be extended subsequently for 30 days each upon payment of US$ 30 for a maximum period of 150 days in a visa year (Jan-Dec). Visa can be obtained either on arrival in Nepal or from Nepalese Embassy or Consulate or other Mission offices abroad. Two passport size photographs required. Indians do not require visa to visit Nepal. However, they require to be in possession of any one of the following documents while travelling between the two countries.
Valid national passport
Photo identity card issued by the government of India/any State Government or Union Territory/Administration in India/Identity Cards issued by the Election Commission of India. (Except Tatkal Identity Cards issued by the Ministry of Railways).
Children between 10-18 years age group are allowed to travel by air on the strength of a passport or photo identity card issued by the Principal of their school or college.
Emergency Certificate issued by Embassy of India, Kathmandu to Indian nationals in case of emergent conditions.
Children up to the age of 10 years will not require the above-mentioned documents for travelling between India and Nepal, by air.
For further information please refer:
Dept. Of Immigration, Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu
Tel: 00-977-1-4223681/4470650 Website: http://www.immi.gov.np
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