Kalikasthan, Kathmandu, Nepal
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Nepal Immigration has been organized to regulate the movements of foreigners into, within and from Nepal. Similarly, the movements of Nepali national from and into Nepal are within its domain. The Department of Immigration (DOI) and Immigration Offices (IO) were established for the regulation of the movements of foreigners and Nepali nationals. These institutions are set up under the organizational hierarchy of the Ministry of Home Affairs/ Government of Nepal (GON).

Legal Regime

Nepal Immigration is operationalized under the following legal instruments:

1. Immigration Act, 2049 BS
2. Immigration Rules, 2051 BS
3. Immigration Procedure, 2065

Organizations

The Department of Immigration is located at the capital city Kathmandu of Nepal. One Immigration Office is located at Tribhuvan international Airport in Kathmandu and one is in Pokhara (Kaski). However, Six Immigration Offices are located at southern border point with India viz. Kakarbhitta (Jhapa), Birgunj(Parsa), Belhia (Bhairahawa), Nepalgunj (Banke), Gadda Chauki (Kailali) and Mehendranagar respectively from east to west of Nepal. One Immigration Office Tatopani (Sindhupalchowk) is located at the northern border point with China.

Responsibility

The Immigration Acts, the Immigration Rules, and the Immigration Procedures have the followings dispensation for the regulation of the movements of foreigners and Nepali nationals into and from Nepal.
A. Department of Immigration

a) Tourist Visa Extension
b) Non Tourist Visa (Business, Study, Marriage, working and Residential)
c) Trekking Permits
d) Authentication of arrival and departure
d) Criminalization on violation of immigration laws

B. Immigration Office

a) On arrival Tourist Visa
b) Arrival Registration
c) Departure Registration

Location: Kalikasthan, Dillibazar, Kathmandu.
Tel : 977 – 01 – 4433934 / 4429660
4438862 / 4438868
Fax : 977 – 01 – 4433935
Email : mail@immi.gov.np
Web : http://www.immi.gov.np

Office Hours
Sunday to Thursday:
10 a.m. – 17 p.m. in summer
10 a.m. – 16 p.m. in winter (Nov. to Jan.)
Friday: 10 a.m. -15 p.m.

Visa Application Hours
Sunday to Thursday: 10 a.m. – 15 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 13 p.m.

 No Visa On Arrival

People of these countries do not get visa on arrival at the immigration entry points of Nepal:

1. Nigeria

2. Ghana

3. Zimbabwe

4. Swaziland

5. Cameroon

6. Somalia

7. Liberia

8. Ethiopia

9. Iraq

10. Palestine

11. Afghanistan

Entry/ Exit Points:

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1. TIA, Kathmandu

2. Kakarvitta, Jhapa

3. Birganj, Parsa

4. Kodari, Sindhupalchowk

5. Belahia, Bhairahawa

6. Jamunaha, Nepalgunj

7. Mohana, Dhangadhi

8. Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar

Links

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1. Ministry of Home Affairs

2. Ministry of Tourism

3. Department of Archaeology

4. Nepal Tourism Board

5. Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal

6. Nepal Association of Tour & Travel Agents

7. NATHM

 

 

 

Board Members

Director Genarel
Latest News

Notice to Tourists who want to extend Tourist Visa at Immigration Office, in Pokhara

March 18, 2014

Since last two months Department of Immigration (DOI) has offered online visa application

 


Notice to Tourists Who are entering Nepal through Immigration Post, Beliha, Bhairahawa at Nepal India Border

March 18, 2014

Since last two months Department of Immigration (DOI) has offered online visa application

 


Visa Exemption for holders of Diplomatic and Official or Service Passport

January 26, 2014

Based on the reciprocal agreements between the two countries Nepali visa exemption facilities

 


Notice to Foreigners in Nepal

January 12, 2014
  Department of Immigration has initiated online application for the facilitation of Visa issuance procedure since last two

 


Contact Information


Department of Immigration
Kalikasthan, Dillibazar, Kathmandu.
Tel : 977 – 01 – 4433934 / 4429660
4438862 / 4438868
Fax : 977 – 01 – 4433935
Email : mail@immi.gov.np
Web : http://www.immi.gov.np



Office Hours
Sunday to Thursday: 10 a.m. – 17 p.m.
in summer
10 a.m. – 16 p.m. in winter (Nov. to Jan.)
Friday: 10 a.m. -15 p.m.



Visa Application Hours
Sunday to Thursday: 10 a.m. – 15 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 13 p.m.

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