Online Tourist Visa in Nepal

by Anuj Giri Greetings, I’m Anuj. I’m a writer, living in Nepal


Visa is needed while you travel from one country to another. To get Visa you have to apply for it by going manually or online. For traveling to Nepal you should have to apply by going to the agency but now you don’t have to wait in a long line for a visa. From 2014 you can now easily apply for an online tourist visa within 15 days of your date of arrival in Nepal. From your home within a short period. You’ll need some pieces of information like the address of your hotel and a recent digital version of a passport-sized phone that you can upload for the application. After submitting the information your process for a visa will be started. You have to print out the confirmation receipt and show that to the immigration officer upon arrival. Be sure to bring your passport and the proper amount of money to pay for your visa. Be sure your visa is valid for the next 6 months. There is a different kind of visa to be sure which one you’ll need.

Types of visa

There are different kinds of visas to travel from one place to another. It depends on what you’re traveling to. Such as for business purposes, for visiting, as a tourist to do trekking in Nepal or other outdoor activities.

  • Visiting Visa 

Visiting visas is the temporary entry of people for a tourism purpose, for Business purposes, or both purposes. And for other purposes also it is applied like for a vacation trip, to meet your family members, and for your medical treatment.

  • Tourist Visa 

Tourism is the same as a visiting visa which is allowed to people to spend their holiday or recreation. It is for a stay up to three, six, or twelve months. It can also be used for short-term non-work purposes.

  • Who should apply?

This visa is available to all passport holders who are outside Nepal and want to apply for a visa to visit Nepal for a different kind of purpose.

Advice for Online Visa Applicants

By submitting an Online Visa Application you can avoid long queues and unnecessary problems but make you kindly submit the complete online visa applications form to the Immigration Authority of Nepal. If it is your first attempt in Nepal then, here are some of the things you need to prepare.


  1. Keep your valid passport in hand

  2. In your removable device ready a recent digital photograph (size 1.5” x 1.5”) to upload your photograph for the application

  3. Gather beforehand 

    1. a detailed permanent residence address, and

    2. detailed address in Nepal.

  4. You’ll have to provide telephone numbers, landline, and mobile.

  5. Provide your email address through which you can be reached.

  6. After submission for 15 days, the submitted application will remain in the system. After 15 days, the system will automatically delete the application from the system.

  7. A receipt will be sent to your email address immediately after the successful submission of your application.

  8. As you get the receipt print it and then keep it with you as you’ll need to produce it before the Authority of Immigration.

  9. For your convenience, the deadline when to contact the Immigration Authority will be mentioned in the receipt.

  10. The documents which you’ll need to produce before the Immigration Authority would be mentioned in the documents.

  11. You’ll have to contact the Immigration Authority within 15 days after the submission of the application.

  12. Please make sure you have the receipt and proper documents with you including the necessary fee while contacting the Immigration Authority.


Price & Duration

It does not matter which visa you’ll apply for or through any mode, there would be a limited time on visa if it is a tourist or visiting visa. You have to extend the visa if it’s time is finished. There are three options for the length of a tourist visa but the first 30 days, it is free for the residents of SAARC.


Duration of Stay


15 days- 30 USD

30 days- 50 USD

90 days- 125 USD

Multiple-entry- 25 USD (Useful for going back-and-forth between Tibet & India)


Visa is a necessary document to travel from one to another. In the past, visa’s only applied through the Embassy. But now as the technology has developed you can apply for a visa or get it through your cell phones. In 2014 the online tourist visa was started in Nepal. You’ll have to get some necessary documents for applying for a visa.

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About Anuj Giri Junior   Greetings, I’m Anuj. I’m a writer, living in Nepal

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