Urgent Notice on Visa


The Government of Nepal is monitoring the spread of Corona Virus (COVID-19). Taking into account the global recommendations and measures of the WHO, the Department of Immigration of the Government of Nepal has decided to temporarily suspend visa-on-arrival for the nationals of the following countries, effective from 10 March, 2020 until further notice:

  1. People’s Republic of China, including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao
  2. Islamic Republic of Iran
  3. Italy
  4. Republic of Korea
  5. Japan

However, those willing to visit Nepal can obtain visa beforehand from the Nepali Missions abroad. Applicants in these countries are required to submit a recently issued health certificate with the visa application.

More information on visa are available at http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np. For inquiries, please contact the Visa Section at (010) 6532 3126 or Cell: 186 1202 6840.

Embassy of Nepal, Beijing

2 March 2020