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Tourist Visa

  1. The foreign tourist visiting Nepal shall be granted the tourist visa.
  2. The tourist visa shall be granted for a period in maximum of 150 days in a visa year (i.e. January -December).
  3. A tourist who has departed before the expiry of the period specified in the visa issued in a visa year shall not be allowed to use the visa by adding the remaining period to another visa year.
  4. If any foreigner who has entered into Nepal towards the end of a visa year desires to spend even the period during which he may stay in Nepal with the tourist visa of the other visa year, he may use such facility.

Provided, however, that the computation of the fees for such period shall be made on the basis of the total period of his stay.

An application for the tourist visa has to be submitted in the prescribed format. 



Description of Service & Facilities

Essential Document / Evidence

Fees to be charged

Duration to be taken

Responsible person & Section/ Sub Section / Unit

Officer to hear Complaints

Compensatory Provision



Tourist Visa Extension

  1. Passport
  2. Receipt of Online Application
  3. Tax clearance certificate in case of Transfer from Business visa to Tourist Visa
  4. Copy of passport of guardian incase of minor below 10 years of Age.
  1. Minimum 30 US Dollar for upto 15 days.

After 15 days 2US Dollar per days (extension of the tourist visa, the fees chargeable for 15 days shall be levied if the period is less than 15 days in every extension.

  1. Extra US Dollar 20 for MRE facility for valid visa period.
  2. Late fee to be charged Extra 3 US Dollar per day
  3. Free of Cost incase minor below 10 years of age.


Two hours

Immigration Officer

(Tourist Visa Section)

Director / Director General


(NRS 250-5,000)


One can visit the website of Department of Immigration of Nepal for direct online visa application.  (Online Application)