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Passport&Nepal Visa Information

How does Nepal tourist visa work?
  1. The foreign tourists visiting Nepal shall be granted tourist visas. (People of these countries do not get visa on arrival at the immigration entry points of Nepal - Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan.)
  2. The tourist visa shall be granted for a period in maximum of 150 days in a visa year (Visa years means January to 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.
How to apply Nepal visa?
  1. The Immigration Officer of the entry point or the mission for fifteen days, thirty days, and ninety days entry visa in visa year.
  2. The Director General for renewal the validity of visa and regularize to the tourist who has already entered into Nepal by obtaining entry visa. But the immigration officer of the entry point may regularize the visa for fifteen days at departure time if the totals stay period in a visa year not exceeding 150 days.

Entry/ Exit Points in Nepal 

The entry and exit points for the purpose of the foreigners entering into and departing from Nepal are following. The Immigration offices in such points are opened 24 hours. Entering and departing from other places except the point is treated as the violation of Immigration Act and the Regulation
     1) Immigration Office, Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
     2) Immigration Office, Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)
     3) Immigration Office, Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal)
     4) Immigration Office, Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)
     5) Immigration Office, Belahia, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)
     6) Immigration Office, Jamunaha, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal)
     7) Immigration Office, Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)
     8) Immigration Office, Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal)
     9) Immigration Office, Pokhara (not the entry point)
About trekking
Compared to other countries in the region, it's easier to get trekking permits & visas in Nepal. In fact, you do not need a permit to trek on most of the popular routes. However, anyone wishing to trek on the remote & previously restricted areas is required to obtain the trekking permit from the Nepali government.
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