KATHMANDU: The Government of Nepal has published the latest updated notice regarding the suspension of Visa on arrival and Entry exit Control Measures on 9th March 2020. The Government of Nepal is monitoring the spread of Corona Virus (COVID-19). Taking into account the global recommendations and measure of the WHO. The Government of Nepal has decided to temporarily suspend visa on arrival for the nationals of the following countries, effective from 10 March, to till the date of further notice:
However, nationals from these countries, willing to visit Nepal can obtain visa beforehand from the Nepali missions abroad. Those applicants and also the nationals transiting from these counties bound to arrival Nepal are required to submit a recently issued health certificate stating that they are not infected by COVID-19 along with their visa applications. The aforementioned health certificate will be scrutinized both at the immigration at the airport in Kathmandu and the land border entry-exit points of Nepal.
Nationals from aforementioned eight nationalities are strongly recommended to use the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, the only one entry-exit point that will be remaining open for arrival and departure in Nepal. Rest of land POE (Point of Entry and Exit ) in Nepal are temporarily suspended till the date of further notice. The Airlines operators and travel/tour operators bound to Nepal are strongly directed to manage the traveling route accordingly said on notice.
The Nationals of those eight countries who already got the prior visa from the missions and embassies of Nepal abroad are also suggested to produce health certificate that proves COVID-19 Negative is must be carried along with the travel documents. The health certificate must be recently produced maximum seven days earlier before the time of arrival in Nepal.
The government of Nepal has mentioned on the notice that The Nepali Missions abroad are requested to deal the visa matters accordingly. Also a specific Directive and Circular for the Missions will be shortly circulated through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in accordance mentioned on the Notice.
Even In this difficult hour who are willing to travel with us we strongly recommend to follow the instruction mentioned above and we are greatly happy to guide your trip in Nepal.