Nepal government has decided to raise visa fee for foreigners visiting Nepal. Cabinet meeting held recently decided to amend Section 46 of immigration regulation to increase multiple-entry tourist visa fee, spokesperson for the government and Minister of Communications and Information Technology Gokul Baskota said at a weekly press briefing.
Effective from July 17, 2019, Nepal Government has increased visa fee. Tourists visa fee for multiple entries for 15 days has been raised to $30, fee for 30 days has been raised to $50. Moreover, the tourist visa fee for 90 days has been raised to $125
Visa charge for those visiting Nepal on a 30-day non-tourist visa has been set at $30.
The government has also revised fees for acquiring a trekking route permit for foreigners.
As per the revised rates, foreigners willing to trek to Upper Mustang and Upper Dolpa have to pay $500 for the first 10 days. If they plan to extend their journey beyond 10 days, they will be charged $50 per day.
However, travelers from SAARC countries, except India and Afghanistan, enjoy free multiple-entry tourist visa for 30 days, and $3 per day thereafter. SAARC countries in the scheme are Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. While Indian nationals do not require a visa to enter Nepal, Afghanistan is excluded from the scheme.
Previously Nepal Government had announced a free visa scheme for Chinese nationals in December 2015.
For more details: http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/
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