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July 11, 2019

Revised visa fee for foreigners to effect from July 17, 2019

Tourists at airport.
File Photo: Tourists at the airport.

Kathmandu: Nepal government’s Immigration Department is going to raise visa fee for foreigners with effect from 17 July 2019.

The visa fee is being increased as per the decision of the government made on 26 May 2019, said a notice published on the official website of the Immigration Department. The government revised the visa fee after 10 years.

According to the immigration department, the new visa fee for the Tourist visa for 15 days (multiple entries), 30 days (multiple entries) and 90 days (multiple entries) has been fixed at USD 30, USD 50 and USD 125 respectively.

Likewise, for visa extension (within valid visa period), with multiple entries and after visa expiry has been fixed at USD 3 per day, USD 25 additional and late fee USD 5 per day respectively.

Similarly, the new visa or visa extension for students and their dependents (degree program) is fixed at USD 30 per month, and a new visa or visa extension for students and their dependents (non-degree program) is fixed at USD 75 per month.  Study visa for Bhutanese students and their dependents is fixed at USD 15 per month.

Likewise, the visa fee for non-tourists (foreigners with Nepali origin) and foreigners working in Nepal with their dependents, including journalists has been raised from USD 10 to USD 75 per month, depending upon the nature of visa and working status.

Business visa for foreigners and their dependents having an investment of more than NRs 100 million or less (multiple entry visa), along with their dependents has been raised from USD 20 per month to USD 500 per year depending upon the nature of their stay and entry in Nepal.

Also, the residential new visa with multiple entry facility has been raised to USD 500 per year, while visa renewal with multiple entry facility is rated at USD 200 per year. The changed visa fee structure is given below:

SN Visa Type Details Previous Visa fee Raised Visa Fee to be effective from 17 July 2019
1 Tourist Visa 15 days ( Multiple Entry) USD 25 USD 30
2 30 days ( Multiple Entry) USD 40 USD 50
90 days ( Multiple Entry) USD 90 USD 125
Visa extension ( Within valid visa

period)

USD 2 per day USD 3 per day
Visa extension ( with multiple entries

)

Additional USD 20 USD 25 additional
Visa extension (after visa expiry) Late fee USD 3 per day Late fee USD 5 per day
Study visa New Visa or Visa Extension for students and their dependents (Degree Program) USD 20 per Month USD 30 per Month
New Visa or Visa Extension for students and their dependents (Non-Degree Program) USD 50 per Month USD 75 per Month
Bhutanese students and their dependents USD 10 per Month USD 15 per Month
Dependents of the students receiving waiver on visa fee as per MoU between Universities USD 10 per Month USD 15 per Month
Foreigners and their dependents for teaching and research purpose USD 40 per Month USD 50 per Month
Non Tourist Visa Foreigners with Nepalese Origin USD 5 per Month USD 10 per Month
Journalists and their dependents USD 10 per Month USD 15 per Month
Foreigners working in offices or project directly affiliated with GoN and their dependents USD 20 per Month USD 30 per Month
Foreigner married with Nepali Citizen USD 10 per Month USD 15 per Month
Relatives of foreigners having marital relation with Nepali Citizen USD 15 per Month USD 25 per Month
Foreigners and their dependents working in organizations having contract between donor country and the Nepal Government and funded by the donor country USD 30 per Month USD 50 per Month
Other foreigners working in Nepal USD 60 per Month USD 75 per Month
Business Visa Foreigner and their dependents  having an investment more than NRs 100 million (Multiple Entry Visa for duration less than a year) USD 10 per Month USD 20 per Month
Foreigner and their dependents  having an investment more than NRs 100 million (Multiple Entry Visa for  a year) USD 100 per Year USD 200 per Year
Foreigner and their dependents  having an investment more than NRs 100 million (Multiple Entry Visa for  five years) USD 300 USD 500
Foreigner and their dependents  having an investment equal to or less than NRs 100 million (Multiple Entry Visa for  duration less than a year) USD 30 per

month

USD 35 per Month
Foreigner and their dependents  having an investment equal to or less than NRs 100 million (Multiple Entry Visa for a year) USD 300 per Year USD 400 per Year
Residential

Visa

New Visa with Multiple Entry facility USD 200 USD 500
Visa Renewal with Multiple Entry facility USD 100 per Year USD 200 per Year

 

 

 

 

 

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