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Telephone enquiry regarding PASSPORTS/TRAVEL DOCUMENTS/VISA times
Monday - Friday

For Visa query please call Visa department directly on 0871 200 1099 (calls cost 13p per minute plus your phone company's access charge as per the Ofcom New Regulation Governing Call Charges 2015) between 9.00 - 13.00 hrs & 14.00 -17.00hrs or email us on

Contact Person: Mr. Anil Adhikari- Visa Secretary

Visa section opening & closing times
Monday - Friday (09:15 - 13:00 hrs and 14:00 - 15:15 hrs) For visa application submission and collection. Please note that, there is no appointment required.

The nearest Tube Station is Notting Hill Gate(Exit 1).

The tourist visas are normally processed within 48 hours upon the submission of the visa application form to the Embassy.

Visa Application Form
To Download Printable form click here

Requirement: Application in Person

  • Duly completed Visa application form.
  • Valid Passport (with a validity of a minimum period of six months).
  • One PP size Photograph.
  • Please bring your passport and cash for the visa fee - cards/personal cheques are not accepted.
  • Visa applications made in person need 24 hours processing time.

  • Requirement: Application by Post

    • Duly completed Visa application form.
    • Valid Passport (with a validity of a minimum period of six months).
    • One PP size Photograph.
    • You MUST send your passport with your application.
    • Please enclose postal order or bank draft made payable to 'Embassy of Nepal' for the visa fee
    • Also,please enclose a Self Addressed Envelope with (Recorded delivery) stamp with the application
    • Once visa application is received by Embassy, the application may take upto 2-3 working days within the UK and up to 2 weeks outside the UK to be processed.

    Note: If you are applying from Iceland, Ireland or Malta, you must send a bank draft payable to the Embassy of Nepal for visa fee and to cover the postage charge.

    Following types of tourist visas may be obtained from this Embassy:

    Children under the age of 10 shall be issued with a visit visa free of cost.

    Type of Visa Visa Valid for Fee
    Multiple Entry 15 days £20/-
    Multiple Entry 30 days £35/-
    Multiple Entry 90 days £75/-

    Important Information

    1. Once the visa is issued, it will not be amended, revalidated and visa fees will not be refunded.
    2. Personal cheques and credit cards are not accepted for visa fees.
    3. Visitors may also obtain tourist visa at following arrival points in Nepal:
      • Tribhubhan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu
      • Kakarbhitta
      • Birgunj
      • Belhiya, Bhairahawa
      • Nepalgunj
      • Dhangadi
      • Mahendranagar
      • Kodari
      1. Visa fees at arrival points: 15 days=$25, 30 days=$40, 90 days=$100
      2. If applicant wishes to obtain visa on arrival, two pp sized photographs should be presented
    4. Nationals of the following countries must apply for a tourist visa through Nepalese Embassies as they do not get visas on arrival at the entry points of Nepal mentioned above
      • Nigeria
      • Ghana
      • Zimbabwe
      • Swaziland
      • Cameroon
      • Somalia
      • Liberia
      • Ethiopia
      • Iraq
      • Palestine
      • Afghanistan
      • Syria
      Visa Requirement for all Travel Document Holder (Processing time 3-4 weeks)
      • Travel Document holders should apply for a tourist visa at the Nepalese Embassy.
      • Applicant should have a valid sponsor letter from Nepal and the sponsorer should hold Nepalese citizenship
      • Photocopy of Sponsors' citizenship Card
      • Application letter & Form( Please Download here )

      • If you do not have a sponsor letter the following document are required
      • Details of Hotel reservation
      • Valid Air Ticket
      • Latest Bank Statement
      • Application letter & Form( Please Download here )
      • Please send your application as per the requirements mentioned below to Consular Section, Embassy of Nepal, 12 A Kensington Palace Garden, London W8 4QU.

    Entry validity:
    Six months from the date of issue. The validity of visa dates are counted from the date of arrival in Nepal.

    Visa Extension:
    A tourist visa can be extended from the Department of Immigration and Pokhara Immigration Office for a total of 120 days. An additional 30 days visa may be granted on reasonable grounds from the Department. Over the course of a visa year, a tourist cannot stay in Nepal more than cumulative 150 days.

    Non-Residential Nepalese Visa:

    1.If any foreigner of Nepalese origin residing in foreign country wish to reside or conduct business, profession or Study, teach in any subject in Nepal, non-residential Nepalese visa may be issued to him and of his family.

    2. An application in the format under Appendix 3a may be submitted through Nepalese mission located in the foreign country or directly to the Department for the visa pursuant to Sub-rule (1).

    3. The visa pursuant to Sub-rule (1) may be issued for up to 10 years at one time, and such visa may be extended as per necessity.

    4. The format of non-residential Nepalese visa shall be under Appendix 3b.

    For Rules and Appendix Please see link below Immigration office, Nepal

    For other category of visas please visit following link Immigration office, Nepal

    For more information, please email us at:

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Tel: +44 (0)207 229 1594, Fax: +44 (0)207 792 9861