Tourist Visa

FAQ (बारम्बार सोधिने प्रश्नहरु)

 Complete online visa application HERE .

A. Documents to be submitted for Tourist Visa

  1. YOU NEED TO SUBMIT A PRINTED COPY of VISA APPLICATION confirmation page (Sample below). Please have the correct form filled. Please bring this to the embassy or send it through mail. SOFT COPY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

  1. Original Passport with at least 6 months of validity and containing at least 2 blank visa pages.
  2. Money Order or Cashier’s Check valid for a year in the name of ” The Embassy of Nepal, Washington, D.C.”.
  3. Pre-paid return Envelope with tracking number. (Not Required for Self Pickup)

Additional Documents Required For Refugee Travel Document Holder

  1. Sponsorship Letter from Nepali Citizen. (Download the format of Sponsorship letter HERE)
  2. A copy of the citizenship certificate of the sponsor.

Applicants are also required to submit the following documents, in addition to the documents mentioned above:

  1. Evidence of completion of 14 days of required doses of vaccination against COVID-19;
  2. Copy of mountaineering, trekking, or other related permits, if traveling for tourism activities that require permits issued by relevant agencies of the government of Nepal (Not applicable to Non-resident Nepalis).
All passengers traveling to Nepal by air or land route no longer require a fully vaccinated proof of certificate OR Negative PCR test report of COVID-19

For further information on the entry requirements and visas, please visit the link below:

Nepal Immigration

  • Nationals of the following countries are mandatorily required to obtain a tourist visa from the Embassy before they depart from the United States to Nepal: Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan, and Syria. You must provide an invitation letter stating the purpose of your trip, as well as proof of hotel/accommodation booking and flight reservation.
  • Refugees with travel documents are also not eligible for an on-arrival visa in Nepal, so they should also obtain a visa from the Embassy before they depart from the United States to Nepal.
  • Kindly be aware that we are unable to issue visas for individuals with Refugee Travel Documents that list India as their place of birth.

B. Visa Fee

Services Payment by Cashier’s check/money order Payment by Debit Card

Surcharge (2% of fee+25 cents)

Payment by Credit Card

Surcharge (3% of fee)


15 Days Visa $30.00 $31.00 $30 + 3%
30 Days Visa $50.00 $51.25 $50 + 3%
90 Days Visa $125.00 $127.50 $125 + 3%

(Please write “Embassy of Nepal, Washington, D.C.” on your money order or cashier’s check, otherwise your application will not be processed) SAMPLE.


  1. Children below 10 years do not require visa fee (This does not apply for U.S. Passport holder).

C. Application Procedure:

Applicant must mail completed visa application and required documents to the Embassy’s following address. Applicants will be notified by email and text whenever there’s an update on the application status.

2730 34th Place, NW, Washington, DC 20007
Telephone: +1 (202) 667 4550
Fax: +1 (202) 667 5534

Applicants seeking visas at the embassy in DC have the option to make payments using debit and credit cards, in addition to money orders.

D. Application Processing Time:

Normally 4-5 business days (Requests for same-day visa processing will not be accommodated to prioritize applicants who submitted their applications before you.)

(Sometimes, a visa can not be issued due to incomplete application or other reasons. So you are strongly advised to book your flight only after the visa is issued.)


  1. The application will be returned if the required documents are not complete.
  2. The Embassy will not be responsible for the loss and damage of any documents while Toing and Froing, any undelivered passports because of insufficient postage, a weak envelope to bear up the load and other incidents that occurred during the handling of the documents by the postal office/courier.
  3. Owing to the limited number of staff, the Embassy strongly encourages the applicants to contact the Embassy for their inquiries, grievances/concerns by email to Any consular-related emails directed to the other email addresses of the Embassy may not be responded.


FAQ (बारम्बार सोधिने प्रश्नहरु)

If you are living in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Maine, please apply to:

Consulate General of Nepal in New York:
228 East 45th Street, 4th Floor (Suite 400)
New York, NY-10017
Fax: 917 675 6779
Phone: 917 675 6783

Working hours:  Monday – Friday 9 am to 5 pm
Consular Service: 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM


You can also apply for tourist visa to Nepal by choosing the office location “Honorary Consulate General of Nepal, Chicago” and “Honorary Consulate of Nepal, Seattle,” while filling out your online application. Required documents to be sent to these offices are same as mentioned above.


Honorary Consulate of Nepal, Chicago

10 N Dearborn Seven A Floor Chicago, Illinois 60602

Tel :-(312)263-2923




Honorary Consulate of Nepal, Seattle

16300 Redmond Way NE Suite #201, Redmond, WA 98052

Tel :-(206) 324-9000