Tourist Visa

  • Visitors can apply for tourist visa at this Embassy / Consulate every working day (Monday – Friday) from 10:00 to 18:00 hours.
  • Normally it takes one working day for issuance of visa from this Consulate.
  • Visa can also be obtained from the Immigration Office located atTribhuvanInternationalAirport,Kathmandu on arrival and other entry points as mentioned below.
    • Immigration Office, TribhuvanInternationalAirport, Kathmandu
    • Immigration Office, Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)
    • Immigration Office, Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal)
    • Immigration Office, Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)
    • Immigration Office, Belahia, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)
    • Immigration Office, Jamunaha, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal)
    • Immigration Office, Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)
    • Immigration Office, Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal)
  • Besides the Embassy, tourist visa can also be obtained from the Honorary Consulates General/Consulates of Nepal in Rouen, Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon and Athens.
  • All foreigners except Indian nationals must obtain visa to visit Nepal.
  • Nationals of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will get tourist visa free of charge for 30 days period in a visa year (January-December).
  • Visitors who would like to take visa from the Embassy of Nepal, Paris, should deposit their visa fee in the Embassy’s/ Consulate’s bank account and visitors who would like to take visa from the Honorary Consulates General/Consulates, should deposit their visa fee to the respective Honorary Consulates General/Consulates’ bank account.
  • For the Consulates General/Consulates’ bank account, visitors are requested to contact at the respective Consulates General/Consulates. Click here for Consulates General/Consulates ‘ list
  • Honorary Consuls General/Consuls of Nepal are authorized to take extra Euro 5.00 per visa as an administrative cost.
  • Send a self-addressed strong envelope with sufficient postage to return passport/s. We advise applicants to send prepaid envelope of any kind of express mail to return passport/s. We take no responsibility of any undelivered passport/s because of the insufficient postage, a weak envelope to bear up the load, etc.
  • The tourist visa fee rates in the Embassy/Consulate’s are as follows:

Service Fee Sehedule.

Visa Types Service fee
15 days Tourist Visa € 30.00
30 days Tourist Visa € 45.00
90 days Tourist Visa € 105.00
  • When applying for a visa, please submit the following:
    • Original passport with at least six months’ validity
    • One recent photograph
    • Duly filled in Visa Application Form (available at the Consulate or click here to download)
  • Children under ten years old will get visa free of charge.
  • Visa once issued cannot be withdrawn, visa fee cannot be refunded after visa is issued, and it must be used within six months from the date of issue.
  • Visa Extension- A tourist visa can be extended at the Department of Immigration, Kathmandu or the Immigration Office, Pokhara for a maximum period of 150 days in a single visa year (January – December).
  • For information about Non-tourist Visa, Study Visa, Business Visa, Residential Visa, Non-residential Nepalese Visa and Transit Visa, please visit the website of the Department of Immigration www.immi.gov.np in Kathmandu.

Department of Immigration:

The Department is located at Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu.
Tel: +977-1-4223590 / 4222453 / 4223681
Fax : +977-1-4223127
Email : mail@immi.gov.np
Website: www.immi.gov.np


Diplomatic and Official Visa

  • The Embassy can issue visa for foreign diplomatic and official passport holders for a maximum 30 days period.
  • When applying for a Diplomatic or Official Visa, please submit the following documents:
    • Original Diplomatic or Official Passport with at least six months’ validity.
    • One recent photograph
    • Note verbal with recommendation from the concerned Ministry of Foreign Affair or Diplomatic Mission.
    • Duly filled in Visa Application Form (available at the Embassy or download from this webpage)

The following documents are required for issuance of visas:

– Visa form Click Here
– 1 Photograph
– Original Passport
– Copy of the Passport
– Visa Fee

Note: The consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents if required.

Any above visa will be completed for collection or be sent back by post within 3 working days.
If any urgent visa requests require on spot signing or same day pick up,Service fee may varies.