How to Apply for Nepal Visa?

The country of Nepal is an epicentre of natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. Every year it witnesses the footfall of thousands of visitors from all across the world. Travellers yearn to visit Nepal and engross into its eccentric beauty. There is one obvious and common question among those who are eager to visit the country. How to apply for Nepal visa? Today I will try to share briefly on the procedures for obtaining a visa in Nepal.

Where can you apply for Nepal Visa?

You can obtain a Nepal visa easily on arrival. If you are travelling via flight, then you will receive the visa at the Tribhuvan International Airport of Kathmandu. For travellers arriving via road, the place to receive the visa is at the Nepal-India or Nepal-China borders. Alternatively, you can also apply for the visa at the embassy present in your region. Indian citizens do not need a visa for Nepal, all other countries have to apply for it. You can only stay maximum for 150 days in a year with the visa.

The Types of Visa

  1. A Tourist Visa
  2. A Study Visa
  3. A Business Visa
  4. A Residential Visa
  5. A Non Tourist Visa

Documents required

  • 6 months valid passport
  • Two passport size photographs against a light or white coloured background.
  • Fill up the online visa application form
  • Payment of visa fees in cash

Indians visiting Nepal need to provide a valid identity proof at the airport or at the border checkpoints.

The Online Visa Application Process

You can obtain The online visa application form from the link You need to fill up your name, date of birth, nationality, address, nationality, and occupation. After submitting the form, you will receive a confirmation number. You must take a print out of the confirmation page for submission at the immigration counter. You must pay the visa fees at the Kathmandu airport or at the borders.

The Photograph Specifications

  1. The size of the passport size photographs must be 2 inch X 2 inch
  2. The background must be white or light coloured
  3. You must directly look at the camera
  4. The head must be straight and not tilted
  5. You must ensure that your face is not be exposed to any shadow or reflection
  6. The photographs must not be bland and white, it must be coloured
  7. The applicant must not be wearing any glasses
  8. You must not wear any headgears except for religious purposes



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2 thoughts on “How to Apply for Nepal Visa?

  • August 8, 2020 at 6:17 pm

    Thanks for this information. Very valuable. Thanks for the link, it’s very convenient to submit documents online!


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