HOW TO GET A NEPAL VISA
Complete online application
Prepare your passport and fill in our simple online form in less than 5 minutes
Receive your travel pre-visa
We will send you your document in a couple of days - without you having to go anywhere!
Start your journey
Show your passport and the pre-visa we sent you when you arrive at your destination.
REQUIREMENTS FOR NEPAL VISA
- A copy of your valid passport
- A recent photograph
- An email address to receive the documents
- A bank card to make the payment
If any of these items are missing, your application will be saved so you can fill it in at a later time.
The pre-registration for the Nepal visa will be processed 100% online, so you won’t be required to travel to the embassy.
Visagov's online Nepal Visa application has been simplified to help our users reduce the chance of any mistakes and avoid long waiting times at their destination. It will take 5 minutes to fill in.
You should print out the document you receive by email and present it with your personal documents when you arrive in Nepal. This visa pre-approval means that you will be able to get your tourist visa at the border in Nepal. Please bear in mind that you will have to pay for the visa upon arrival.
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FAQ VISA FOR NEPAL
Do I need a visa to travel to Nepal?
Yes, you need a valid visa to travel to Nepal, except for the citizens of India.
When is the best time to apply for my e-Visa to Nepal?
Once you know the date of entry to the country. We recommend you to apply for your pre-visa at least 15 days before your departure date.
Do I have to send my passport to get an e-Visa to Nepal? Is it safe to send a passport?
You do not have to send your physical passport.
The e-visa for Nepal requires 2 steps. First you need to fill in a tourist visa application form. Once it is approved, it will be sent to your email. You will need to print that document to present it when you enter the country. With this document (payment registration receipt), and your passport, you will complete the processing of your visa upon arrival in Nepal. Your passport must be valid for more than 6 months starting from the date of entry.
If you need to apply for another type of visa other than the tourist visa, and you have to apply through a physical embassy. We advise you to always send your documents sustained with damage or loss insurance.
How to obtain the visa for Nepal for Spanish citizens?
To obtain the visa for Nepal as a Spanish citizen, you must fill in a tourist pre-visa application form.
How to obtain a visa for Nepal for Colombian citizens?
To obtain the visa for Nepal as a Colombian citizen, you must fill in a tourist pre-visa application form.
How to obtain a visa for Nepal for Argentine citizens?
To obtain the visa for Nepal as an Argentine citizen, you must fill in a tourist pre-visa application form.
What is the validity period for the tourist visa for Nepal?
The visa for Nepal can have different validity durations depending on the type of Visa you choose. There are 3 types of tourist visas, one which allows a 15-day stay, another one which allows a 30-day stay, and the third one which allows a 90-day stay. Each one of them is valid according to the number of days of stay.
Do I have to get vaccinated to travel to Nepal?
You do not have to present any vaccination certificate to travel to Nepal. We advise you to verify this with your country’s International Vaccination Centre if there is any recommended vaccine, but none are mandatory.
How much does the e-Visa for Nepal cost?
The e-Visa for Nepal consists of 2 steps. The tourist visa application form costs 32 USD.
Once you arrive in the country, you have to submit the printed form, and you will be charged a visa fee depending on your country of origin. These fees are always paid upon arrival in the airport in Nepal.
What are Nepal entry requirements?
To enter Nepal you will need to fulfill these Nepal entry requirements:
- A valid passport
- A valid pre-visa for Nepal (it will be exchanged for the final visa upon arrival in Nepal)
- One blank visa page available in passport for visa
- Yellow fever vaccine if you come from an endemic country
CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY NEPAL E VISA
Use our eligibility checker to find out if you match with the requirements.
NEPAL TOURIST VISA: MORE INFORMATION
Nepal requires foreign nationals to apply for a Pre-visa before arriving in the country. To facilitate the process and avoid long waiting hours at the airport, Nepal introduced the Nepal visa online, which can be obtained from any electronic device.
This Nepal Pre-visa allows stays of up to 90 days as a tourist. You can enter the country as many times as you like during the validity period you have chosen, be it 15, 30 or 90 days.
In addition to the processing fees, you will have to pay government fees on arrival in Nepal. Only children under 10 years of age, SAARC citizens and people with Chinese nationality are exempt from these fees.
Each traveller will be treated individually upon arrival in the country. If immigration authorities believe that a citizen may pose a threat to the security or interests of the country, he or she will be refused entry to Nepal.