Department of Immigration, foreigners are allowed to enter into Nepal,
ensuring compliance with below requirements and procedures:
Passenger to Nepal:
RT-PCR test for COVID-19:
Passenger should carry 8 copies RT-PCR negative certificate from any
Govt. Approved Laboratory with validity of 72 hours from sample collection to Departure time. Provided that,
Children aged 05 years & below, are exempted from COVID-19 PCR test.
holding Diplomatic/Official passport or UN Laissez-Passer, Foreign employees
working in UN agencies & other International
Organizations in Nepal & their family members, Non-residential Nepali
(NRN’s) or foreign passport holders with Nepali origin(Birthplace as Nepal
stated in the passport) including their family members are allowed to enter
Nepal without any prior approval or
However, they can manage their quarantine
as per the request of their respective organizations.
foreigners except the above mentioned, should
obtain a tourist entry visa from the
Nepali diplomatic missions abroad, else should have a pre-approval/
recommendation letter from the concerned ministries for ensuring their
Ø As per the decision of the Govt.
of Nepal dated 24th January’21, all the passengers from the countries with new
variants of COVID-19(SARS-COV-2 VUI 2020/12/01) as first port of
embarkation or transits are required to follow
the enlisted health & quarantine protocols:
Should obtain a prior tourist entry visa from
the Nepali missions abroad.
subjected to hotel quarantine for 10 days at their own cost in the hotels listed by Ministry
of culture, tourism & civil aviation. After 5 days of Hotel quarantine,
persons with Covid-19 Negative reports will
be allowed to spend their remaining 5 days of quarantine at home.
This is applicable for passengers travelling from Red Zone Countries or Countries
variant of COVID-19 (SARS-COV-2
VUI 2020/12/01 ) .
Here to be mentioned that Bangladesh is not enlisted in new variant countries .
Nationals, NRN’s and their children visiting Nepal to attend the funeral or
severe medical treatment of their relatives should obtain a recommendation
letter from the Nepali Missions abroad to ensure arrival permission at the
airport. They can manage an alternative way of quarantine in coordination
with CCMC secretariat.
Ø Professionals travelling (Ex-Nepal) for official programme &
returning within 5 days of their departure, are allowed to enter Nepal with
Covid-19 Negative reports at the
time of departure from abroad.
foreigners should follow the health
& security related protocols of the govt. of the Nepal (GoN). Such as wearing of Face Musk & Hand Gloves, maintaining social
distance & cough etiquette during the whole journey are mandatory.
of Tourist Entry Visa from
Nepalese diplomatic missions abroad is resumed as usual.
& Emergency passport holders are not eligible to get Visa on Arrival at the Entry Points.
Ø CCMC BARCODE is mandatory to all passenger travel DAC to KTM .
Passenger From Nepal:
For travelling from Kathmandu, Nepal to
Bangladesh, passengers must follow below procedures:
Mandatory RT-PCR test for
COVID-19: Passenger should carry PCR negative certificate from any Govt. Approved Laboratory with validity of 72
hours from the sample collection to Departure time which must be shown at
any airport in Bangladesh upon arrival. (Children aged below 10 years are exempted from
COVID-19 PCR test.)
Mandatory Hand Gloves & Musk: All passengers must wear Face Mask,
Hand Gloves during the whole journey from the time of arrival at Kathmandu
airport till final destination.