Tourist Visa Process for Nepal.

Preparation:
Before you begin the visa process, ensure you have the necessary documents ready:

A valid passport with at least six months of validity from the date of entry.
Recent passport-sized photographs (usually two).

Completed visa application form, which can be obtained from the Nepalese embassy/consulate or can be filled online on the official website of the Department of immigration of Nepal.

 

Visa Types:
Nepal offers different types of tourist visas:

Tourist Visa: For tourists visiting Nepal for recreation, sightseeing, or casual visit.
Gratis (Free) Visa: Citizens of some countries are eligible for a free visa on arrival.
Application:
There are three ways to apply for a tourist visa for Nepal:

On Arrival: If you’re eligible, you can obtain a visa on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport and some land border crossings.
Nepalese Embassies/Consulates: You can apply for a tourist visa at Nepalese embassies or consulates in your home country.
Online Application: Fill out the online application form on the Department of Immigration’s website and follow the instructions for payment.
Visa Fee:
Visa fees vary depending on the duration of your stay. The fee structure is available on the Department of Immigration’s website. Payment can be made in foreign currency (usually USD) or Nepali rupees.

On Arrival:
If you choose to get a visa on arrival, follow these steps:

Fill out the arrival card and visa application form available at the airport.
Pay the visa fee at the designated counter.
Proceed to the immigration desk with the payment receipt, passport, and application form.
The immigration officer will process your visa and provide you with a visa sticker in your passport.
At the Embassy/Consulate:
If you apply at a Nepalese embassy or consulate:

Submit your visa application form along with the required documents.
Pay the visa fee as per the embassy’s instructions.
Once your application is processed, you’ll receive your passport with the visa sticker.
Online Application:
To apply online:

Fill out the online application form on the Department of Immigration’s website.
Make the payment using the available online payment methods.
After successful payment, you’ll receive a submission receipt.
Visit the immigration office with the submission receipt and your passport to collect the visa sticker.
Duration of Stay:
Tourist visas are usually issued for 15, 30, or 90 days. Extensions can be obtained within Nepal if you wish to stay longer.

Visa Extensions:
If you decide to extend your stay, you can apply for a visa extension at the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu or certain immigration offices in major cities.

Always make sure to check the most up-to-date information on the official website of the Department of Immigration of Nepal or consult with the Nepalese embassy/consulate in your home country before initiating the visa process.

Please feel free to visit the official website of the Department of Immigration.

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