Traveling to a new country can sometimes be a hectic experience, what with the different requirements for travel documents and permissions. We are making the process simple for you with this step by step guide on how and where to apply for a visa for Nepal.

A visa for Nepal can be obtained on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu or at border entry points in Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Gaddachowki on the Nepal-India border or Kodari on the Nepal-China border. Outside of Nepal, a visa can also be obtained at the nearest Nepal Embassy or Diplomatic Mission.

Tourists holding a passport of Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Afghanistan or Palestine are not eligible for on-arrival visa at the Port of Entry. Below is a step by step guide to apply for Tourist Visa.

All visa rules and regulations and border openings are subject to change by the authorities. We will inform you of any changes at the time of processing the reservations.

the process

step 1:

Fill in your details on arrival in the ‘Arrival Card’ or avoid queues by filling it up online beforehand at

step 2:

If you have filled the online form, you will get a submission receipt, valid for fifteen days only, which must be printed and presented at the time of arrival.


step 3:

Pay for the visa at arrival – while other modes of payment are available, it is best to carry cash, ideally in USD.


step 4:

Make sure you carry other documents that might be needed for visa processing, including a passport valid for at least 6 months, passport size photos, and submission receipt for online applications.



  • All international travellers must hold passport and valid visa (except Indian nationals).
  • All international travellers can obtain the visa at the Nepalese diplomatic missions and consulates abroad.
  • Visa is also issued at the entry points; travellers willing to get entry Visa at the airport or any of the land entry points are required to fill a visa form with passport size photographs.
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