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Nepal e-Visa Information

Nepal eVisa is an online visa available to citizens of 50 eligible countries and territories for tourism, business, or medical purposes allowing a 15, 30, and even 90-day stay in Nepal.

The eVisa was rolled out by the Government of Nepal on February 20, 2017, to facilitate foreign tourists traveling to Nepal.

The Nepal e-Visa is a single entry visa available in two types with a validity period of 15, 30, or 90 days, depending on the selected type.

Every traveler needs to fill out the form on our website and send all the necessary documents. Each applicant will receive their electronic travel authorization by email within 5 days of applying.

Completing the application process takes just a few minutes and consists of three simple steps. Our team of experts will then handle each Nepal e-Visa application and send the approved documents directly to each applicant via email.

Completing the application process takes just a few minutes and consists of three simple steps. Our team of experts will then handle each Nepal e-Visa application and send the approved documents directly to each applicant via email.

  • Nepal e-Visa types

    As long as you have a valid passport that will not expire for at least 6 months from the planned date of arrival and a recent photo of yourself, you may make an online visa application for one of the following types:

    • a single-entry permit for 15 days, 30 days, or 90 days: this e-Visa type is issued for tourism purposes. You can go on vacation, make family and friends visits, go on a pilgrimage.
    • a transit e-Visa: stays valid for 24 hours and allows its holders to transit through Nepal while on the way to their final destination.

    Please note! If you plan on going trekking in Nepal, you must have additional permits. e-Visa alone is not enough to go on any trekking routes there.

  • List of eligible countries

    Luckily, citizens from every country worldwide are eligible to submit an online visa application before visiting Nepal.

    The only country that can enter Nepal visa-free is India. If you're not from there, make sure to apply at least 5 business days prior to your travel.

  • Nepal e-Visa application

    The first step to submitting the application form for the Nepal e-Visa is to check the requirements. Once you collect the two essential documents, choose the preferred type of entry permit and start the process of applying.

    Use your phone, laptop, PC, tablet, or any other device, and using the panel on the left, select the purpose of your travel. Then, click on the 'Apply Online' button and follow these simple steps:

    1. Put basic personal and travel details in an online form. Provide your name, surname, email address, passport information, and nationality. Next, check if your application has no mistakes to avoid delays with approval.
    2. Cover the Nepal e-Visa fees using any online payment method (a credit card, debit card, PayPal, or other). Check if you have received a confirmation number in your email box.
    3. After a maximum of 5 business days, your e-Visa to Nepal will be delivered to your inbox. Print it out or save a copy to keep on your mobile device.

    Please note! Once you receive your e-Visa, you must cross the Nepal border within a maximum of 15 days.

    Our support team is available to all travelers at every step of the applying. Should you have any questions or doubts, do not hesitate to contact us via email or phone! Click the 'Contact' button located at the top of the page to reach further information.

  • Nepal e-Visa validity

    The Nepal e-Visa validity period differs amongst its different types. If you choose the single-entry permit that can be used for tourism purposes, it will stay valid for either 15, 30, or 90 days.

    The transit e-Visa expires after 24 hours from issuing and can be used only to reach any final destination going through Nepal.

    Make sure that your passport will not lose its validity for a minimum of 6 months from the intended date of arrival.

  • Transit information

    If you plan on going through Nepal to reach any other country, make sure to submit an online visa application for the transit e-Visa.

    Apply at least 5 business days in advance of your trip and collect the entry permit for transit purposes at the airport upon your arrival. This e-Visa will be issued by the Immigration Officer and will stay valid for 24 hours from obtaining it.

  • Requirements on arrival

    There are a few documents that are necessary to have upon arrival in Nepal. Make sure to prepare:

    • a passport that will not expire for a minimum of 6 months
    • the approved e-Visa
    • confirmation of payment for the e-Visa fees

    Please note! Your passport should have at least 3 free pages when you get to the Nepal airport to start your trip.

  • Ports accepting e-Visas

    Check which ports of entry accept electronic visas and select one that you'd prefer to use. Indicate which of the following border crossing points you chose while filling the application form:

    Please note! The Nepal e-Visa will be valid only at the point of entry provided in the application form.

    • Kalikasthan
    • Mohana (Kailali)
    • Jamunah (Banke)
    • Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA)
    • Hilsa (Humla)
    • Birgunj (Parsa)
    • Kakarbhitta (Mechi)
    • Kodari (Sindupalchowk)
    • Rasuwagadi (Rasuwa)
    • Belahiya (Bhairahawa)
    • Biratnagar (Morang)

Required Documents

Applicants must prepare only two essential documents before starting the application process; collect the following:

  • a passport that will stay valid for 6 months starting from the planned date of the travel
  • applicant's face photo (that can be taken using a phone or a PC camera)

Important information

  • the online visa application must be submitted at least 5 business days prior to the travel
  • prepare your valid passport, the approved e-Visa, and payment confirmation for the electronic visa fees to present upon your arrival to the customs officials
  • enter Nepal up to 15 days after receiving the e-Visa delivered to your email box
  • e-Visa does not serve as a working permit; do not engage in any business activities while on your trip
  • all applicants must have a passport with a minimum validity of 6 months past the planned date of entering Nepal
  • e-Visa is not enough to go on trekking routes in Nepal; thus, additional permits are necessary to be obtained
  • the Nepal e-Visa is a single-entry permit that stays valid for 15 days, 30 days, or 90 days depending on what you will choose
  • our support team is available to all applicants via email and phone

Benefits of Evisa Express

  • Easy application processThere are three easy steps to get your e-Visa to Nepal. Any issues during the application process can be addressed by contacting our support team.
  • Qualified team of expertsA qualified team oversees the processing of every application.
  • Guarantee of serviceIf an application is unable to be processed, reimbursement is provided according to the conditions set out by our Terms of Service.

Evisa Express is an independent company that offers efficient and professional assistance in obtaining visas. We are not associated with any governmental agency. See Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

FAQ about the Nepal e-Visa

  • What is the Nepal e-Visa?

    The Nepal e-Visa is a single-entry permit that can be used for tourism or transit purposes. Obtainable 100% online, without the need to visit an Embassy! Apply at least 5 business days before your visit to Nepal and get the approved entry permit delivered to your email box.

  • Do I need a visa for Nepal?

    Unless you are an Indian citizen, you will need an e-Visa to travel to Nepal. Apply using any working device with an internet connection and complete the process within minutes from home! Every country is eligible upon meeting elementary requirements, such as holding a valid passport.

  • How much does Nepal e-Visa cost?

    The Nepal e-Visa costs XX Euro. Once you fill the application form with the necessary data, submit it, and move on to making the payment. Choose any preferred method of online payment to cover the fees.

  • What documents do I need for Nepal e-Visa?

    The most important document to prepare is a valid passport that will not expire for 6 months forth from the date of entering Nepal. Make sure that you also have the applicant's face photo needed to complete the process of applying. Take the photo using your phone or a PC camera.

  • How to apply for a Nepal visa?

    Applying for the Nepal visa online is as simple as following 3 steps. Grab your valid passport and choose the purpose of your travel using the panel on the left. Then, fill the application form with your data and make sure everything is correct. Lastly, cover the e-Visa fees and wait for the approved entry permit to be delivered.

  • How long does it take to get the Nepal e-Visa?

    The processing time for the Nepal e-Visa can take up to 5 business days. Make sure to apply in advance of your travel to receive the PDF version of the obligatory entry permit on time.

  • How will I receive the Nepal e-Visa?

    As soon as your Nepal e-Visa is approved, it will be delivered to your email box in PDF form. To check the status of your entry permit when it's processing, use the confirmation number received after your payment is registered.

  • Do I need to print the Nepal e-Visa?

    The customs officials will check if each traveler has an approved e-Visa before crossing the country's border. It's best to either print it out or keep an additional copy on your mobile device. Make sure to have your valid passport as well.

  • How long can I stay in Nepal with an e-Visa?

    e-Visa holders can stay in Nepal for either 15 days, 30 days, or 90 days depending on their preference. However, the transit entry permit stays valid only for 24 hours from issuing. The electronic visa to Nepal allows a single entrance to the country.

  • How long is an e-Visa for Nepal good for?

    The validity period for the tourist e-Visa is 15 days, 30 days, or 90 days. The second type of Nepal entry permit is a transit one that expires after 24 hours from issuing. Obtain it at the Nepal airport and make sure that you have your valid passport with you.

  • Can I extend my stay in Nepal with my e-Visa?

    The Nepal e-Visa can be extended upon paying an additional fee at the Department of Immigration. Get the extension before your entry permit expires to face no issues with the process. Check the official Nepal government website for further information at https://www.immigration.gov.np/.

  • Can I get a visa on arrival in Nepal?

    Visa on arrival is available to obtain on the border crossing points in Nepal. However, it's best to be prepared before leaving! Apply 5 days prior to your trip and receive the approved e-Visa at your email box. Don't waste your time in long lines and have a stress-free journey with an electronic entry permit obtained online.

  • What can I do if my Nepal e-Visa is denied?

    Should your Nepal e-Visa not get successfully approved, make sure to contact our support team via email or phone. Moreover, you should check if there were no errors in your application and ensure that your passport had the appropriate validity.

Three easy steps to get your Electronic Visa

  • Apply onlineFill out basic information on your citizenship and purpose for travel.
  • Fill out the remaining required information and make an online paymentWe accept both credit and debit cards and other convenient methods of payment.
  • Check your emailOnce your payment is confirmed, the e-Visa will be sent to the email address you provided in your application.
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