Click here: Notice regarding implementing ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization System) instead of a visa.

The Embassy of Nepal only issues the following types of ETA and Official/Diplomatic Visas:

1) ETA for Tourist                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            FAQ on ETA
2) ETA 30 days Gratis for Child (Children below 10 years) and ETA 30 days Gratis for NRN card holder
3) Diplomatic/Official Visa 30 days

Visa on Arrival     

For information about Non-tourist Visa, Study Visa, Business Visa, Residential Visa, Non-residential Nepali Visa and Transit Visa, please visit the website of the Department of Immigration, Kathmandu:
Department of Immigration:
The Department is located at Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu.
Tel : +977-1-4223590 / 4222453 / 4223681
Fax : +977-1-4223127
Email :
Visa Extension- A tourist visa can be extended at the Department of Immigration, Kathmandu or the Immigration Office, Pokhara for a maximum period of 150 days in a single visa year (January – December).

1) ETA for Tourist:
Click here for the ETA Application online Form

The applicant must fill in all the information requested in the application form (Upload photo of the page no. 1 of the valid passport and passport size image of the applicant). The slip generated should mention the Embassy of Nepal, Berlin on the top left corner (Confirms that your application is submitted).

Required Documents

1. Printed copy of the slip generated confirming submission of an Online Visa Application.
2. Original passport with at least six months validity
3. Passport must contain at least 2 blank visa pages.
4. A proof of the transfer of the Visa Fee to the account of the Embassy mentioned below.
5. Pre-paid return Envelope with Tracking number (Registered Post, DHL, UPS, etc.)
6. Inside Germany, those return envelopes with the postal stamps sufficient for register post, will only be accepted. (Do not buy the stamps with particular date at the post office – It’s not valid for sending it back).

Application Procedure:

Applicant must mail the above mentioned documents to the address of the Embassy of Nepal in Berlin. Visa once issued cannot be withdrawn, visa fees cannot be refunded once visa is issued. The visa expires in six months after the date of issue.

Application Processing Time:
5  Business days (Estimate additional days as per the postal service booked).

Note: The Embassy shall not be responsible for the loss and damage of any documents while returning due to a weak envelope enough to bear the load of the documents or any other incidents that may occur during handling of the documents by postal office/courier.

ETA fees to be paid at the Embassy:

Type Rate
15 days Multiple Entry Euro 30.00
30 days Multiple Entry Euro 50.00
90 days Multiple Entry Euro 125.00
Bank Details:
Beneficiary name: Embassy of Nepal
Bank: Commerzbank Berlin
IBAN: DE 79 100 400 000 26 60 20 700

All foreigners except Indian nationals must obtain visa to visit Nepal.                                                                      FAQ (बारम्बार सोधिने प्रश्नहरु)

Nationals of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and China will get tourist visa free of charge for a maximum period of 30 days in a given visa year (January-December).

Besides the Embassy, tourist visas can also be obtained from the Honorary Consulates of Nepal in Munich, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Cologne.

Mrs. Ann-Katrin Bauknecht
(Honorary Consul General)
Honorary Consulate of Nepal
Börsenstr. 3
70174 Stuttgart
Tel. 0711- 1812683
Fax: 0711- 1812685
[Consular District: Baden-Württemberg, Rheinland-Pfalz, Saarland]

Mr. Ludwig A. Greissl
(Honorary Consul General)
Honorary Consulate of Nepal
Residenzstr. 25
80333 München(Munich)
Tel. 089- 44109259
Fax: 089- 25549827
[Consular District: Bayern, Sachsen]

Mr. Bodo Krueger
(Honorary Consul General)
Honorary Consulate of Nepal
Robert-Bosch-Straße 32
63303 Dreieich bei Frankfurt a. M.
Tel. 06103-7315332
Fax: 06103-7315331
[Consular District: Hessen, Thüringen]

Mr. Ram P. Thapa
(Honorary Consul General)
Honorary Consulate of Nepal
Sedan Strasse 35
50668 Köln
Postal Address: Postfach 19 03 39
50500 Köln
Tel. 0221- 233 83 81
Fax: 0221- 233 83 82
[Consular District: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Bremen, Niedersachsen]

Note: Visitors who would like to take visa from the Honorary Consulate Offices, should deposit their visa fees to the respective Honorary Consulates’ bank account. For the Consulates’ bank details, visitors are requested to contact respective Consulate General Offices.

Honorary Consul Generals of Nepal are authorized to charge extra Euro 5.00 per visa as an administrative cost.

For the further information about visas and recent travelers notice, please visit the website of Department of Immigration of Nepal:

Department of Immigration:
Kalikasthan, Dillibazar.
Telephone: +977-1-4223590 / 4222453 / 4223681
Fax: +977-1-4223127

Except any travel restriction imposed by the government of Nepal, citizens of EU can also obtain a visa on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu and other entry points as mentioned below.

  • Immigration Office, Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
  • Immigration Office, Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)
  • Immigration Office, Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal)
  • Immigration Office, Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)
  • Immigration Office, Belahia, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)
  • Immigration Office, Jamunaha, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal)
  • Immigration Office, Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)
  • Immigration Office, Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal).

Diplomatic and Official Visas

  • The Embassy can issue visa for foreign diplomatic and official passport holders for a maximum period of 30 days.
    • When applying for a Diplomatic or Official Visa, please submit the following documents:
    • Original Diplomatic or Official Passport with at least six months’ validity.
    • One recent biometric photograph.
    • Note Verbale with recommendation from the concerned Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Diplomatic Mission.
    • Duly filled in Visa Application Form (available at the Embassy or download from this webpage)

Pet Travel Notice

Required docuemts:

  1. International animal health certificate issued by competent authority
  2. Vaccination record (vaccination against Rabies is compulsory)
  3. Microchip identification number of the pet (pest shoould be microchipped for identification)
  4. Copy of the pet-owner’s passport
  5. Invoice or proof of pet ownership

Upon arrival at the airport:

Visit the animal quarantine checkpost with your pet for quarantine process with the above mentioned docuements. After completing the quarantine process owner should visit the custom clerance.

Useful reminders:

Please inform the animal quarantine office 48 hours prior to the arrival of the pet by email at along with all the necessary documents. For more information, please contact at one of these numbers: +977-9845364848, +9779851092041, 9845249864, and visit the website: