Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) in Kathmandu is the only interna tional airport in Nepal. Many international airlines directly connect Kath‐ mandu with major cities around the world. Alternatively, you can travel to Nepal overland from India.
All foreign nationals, except Indians, need visas to enter Nepal. Some nationalities, including US, UK, Canada, and Australia, may obtain a visa upon arrival. Tribhuvan International Airport, in addition to various overland entry points, will have the ability to issue visas. In countries with a Nepali embassy or consulate, you usually have the opportunity to arrange your visa prior to arrival as well.
If you are eligible for visa on arrival, you will need to use the automatic machines in the arrivals terminal. The machines will scan your passport and take an electronic photo for your visa. Furthermore, to avoid long queue you can fill up the online visa form at
The filled up form then need to be submitted to the immigration officials at the immigration desk. The address in Kathmandu Himalayan Circuit Team Pvt Ltd. Mheipi-ward no.16 Nayabazar Kathmandu. Tel office: +97714389748, Mobile: +9779851155251
Maximum stay for a tourist visa is 150 days within a calendar year.
Tourist visas can be extended at the Immigration Department in Kath‐ mandu or Pokhara. You have the option of extending your visa by 15, 30, 60, or 90 days. The maximum stay for a tourist visa is 150 days
► 15 days – Initial visa: USD$30
► 15 days – Visa extension: USD$45
► 30 days – Initial visa: USD$40
► 30 days – Visa extension: USD$50
► 90 days – Initial visa: USD$125
► 90 days – Visa extension: USD$270
► Add USD$25 to the cost of any visa to make it multiple‐entry
Upon arrival, your visa fee is payable by credit card, or a selection of currencies, including US Dollar, Canadian Dollar, British Pound, Euro, Singapore Dollar, Hong Kong Dollar, Australian Dollar, and Japanese Yen. Nepali or Indian Rupees are not accepted as payment for the visa fee. There is a currency exchange counter at the airport if you do not have any of these currencies. If you’re extending your visa, the only accepted currency is the Nepali Rupee, and you are required to pay in cash
If you overstay less than 30 days a fee of US$5 per day is payable, which includes a USD$2 per day charge, as well as a USD$3 per day administration fee. In addition, the logistical difficulties associated with overstayed visas may cause you to miss your departing flight.
Important Notice: As of January 2018, this information was correct to the best of our knowledge. However, we do not guarantee its accuracy. You must ensure that you check with Nepali Immigration authorities before your trip to Nepal for the latest requirements: