Thursday, July 30, 2009

Online Consular Registration(LOCATE) available for British Travellers

Online Consular Registration(LOCATE) available for British Travelers

The British Embassy Kathmandu has requested all the British travellers visiting Nepal to register online on its new system called LOCATE. They can register at and follow the link for the online registration.

Tourist Visa Rules in Nepal

Tourist Visa Rules in Nepal ( Effective from 16 July 2008 )

Tourists who visit Nepal must hold valid passport and visa.

Tourist entry visa can be obtained for the following duration from Nepal Embassy/ Consulate or Mission offices abroad, or at the following immigration offices in Nepal:
>>Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
>>Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)
>>Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal)
>>Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)
>>Belhiya, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)
>>Jamuna, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal)
>>Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)
>>Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal)

b. Tourist Visa

Visa Facility



Multiple entry

15 days

US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry

30 days

US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry

90 days

US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Tourist Visa Extension
>>Visa extension fee for 15 days or less is US $ 30 or equivalent convertible currency and visa extension fee for more than 15 days is US$ 2 per day
>>Tourist visa can be extended for a maximum period of 150 days in a single visa year (January – December).

Gratis (Free) Visa
Gratis visa for 30 days available only for tourists of SAARC countries.
Indian nationals do not require visa to enter into Nepal.
Transit Visa
Transit visa for one day can be obtained from Nepal's immigration offices at the entry points upon the production of departure flight ticket via Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal, by paying US $ 5 or equivalent convertible currency.

For further information, please contact:
Department of Immigration Maitighar, Impact Building, Kathmandu
Tel:00977-1-4221996 / 4223590 / 4222453
web site:

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