The decision of the Nepal government earlier to raise new visa fee for foreign tourists will come into effective from July 17, according to the Department of Immigration (DoI).
The tourist visa fees for foreigners have not been raised since almost a decade; the government had decided to hike such fees in May 2019.
“The government planning to rework on the visa fee structure following the completion of the Visit Nepal 2020 tourism campaign,”
New VISA fee:
The department has hiked visa fee for tourists in a range between $5 and $25. While the tourist visa fee for 15 days (multiple entries) has been raised by $5 to $30 from $25, tourist visa fee for 30 days (multiple entries) has been raised to $50 from $40.
Similarly, the tourist visa fee for 90 days (multiple entries) has been raised by $25 to $125.
The DoI has also raised the visa extension fee for foreign tourists.
As per the department, the visa extension fee (within valid visa period) has been raised to $3 per day from $2 per day. Similarly, visa extension fee (with multiple entries) has been raised to additional $25 from additional $20. Likewise, the late fee on visa extension (after visa expiration) has been raised to $5 per day from $3 per day.