Procedure for Applying Nepal Tourist Visit Visa from Ottawa

Nepal a small and beautiful country having the world’s largest mountain, Mount Everest, magnificent Kathmandu Durbar Square, spectacular Changu Narayan Temple and amazing Royal Chitwan National Park. With the mind blowing scenarios, the country attracts more than one hundred thousand tourists every year. The number of Canadians visiting Nepal has increased to about 15000 in 2011 from 10000 in 2010 and is expected increase by two fold in coming years. Canadian citizens and residents may get a Nepal tourist visit visa on entry from any port or from Embassy of Nepal in Ottawa. For those who want to get a visa from Ottawa, here is a step by step guide to get a Nepal tourist visit visa from Ottawa.


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    Visa from Port

    Canadian citizens and residents may get a tourist visit visa on entry to Nepal from any of the following ports:

    (a) Tribhuvan International Airport
    (b) Kathmandu
    (c) Biratnagar
    (d) Birgunj
    (e) Bhairahawa
    (f) Kakarbhitta
    (g) Nepal India Border
    (h) Nepal China border

    You should have the below mentioned documents with you in order to get a entry permit from any of these points.

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    After filling your application form, you need to attach the following documents with your application form:

    (a) Completed Application form duly signed by the applicant.
    (b) Passport valid for at least six months on the time of application.
    (c) Twp passport size photograph in light colour background.
    (d) Bank Statement.
    (e) Return Ticket if travelling through air.
    (f) If you are travelling with more than 2,000.00 USD or equivalent amount in any other currency, need to declare it in the Custom Declaration Form at the time of Arrival in Nepal.

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    Application Form

    Application form is available for download on the official website of the Embassy of Nepal in Ottawa. Alternatively, you can download application form from the link given below.

    Click to Download Application Form.

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    Visa Fee

    Visa Fee is as given below.

    Multiple Entry for 15 days: CAD $30.00
    Multiple Entry for 30 days: CAD $45.00
    Multiple Entry for 90 days: CAD $110.00

    Visa Fee can be paid in cash or by Money Order in the Name of “embassy of Nepal, Canada. If there is more than one applicant then you can make a single Money Order.

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    Submission of Application

    Applications can be sent in person or by postal service. If you are sending the applications by postal service, you need to send prepaid, self-addressed, stamped delivery envelope to receive your visa. In case of in person, you need to visit the Embassy’s Visa section between 9:00 to 13:30 from Monday to Friday.

    Embassy of Nepal, Canada
    Address: 408 Queen Street, Ottawa, ON K1R 5A7, Canada View Map
    Contact: +1 613-680-5513
    Visit Embassy of Nepal Website

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    Processing Time

    All applications take five working days from the date of receipt. In case of postal applications, you may have to wait more because of the time taken by the postal services.

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    Collect Visa

    If you submit your visa in person, you need to collect it by visiting the visa section of the Embassy of Nepal in Ottawa. You can collect your visa from 9:00 to 13:30 from Monday to Friday.

    If you submit an application by postal service, your visa and original documents will be sent back to you in a prepaid, stamped, self-addressed postal envelope.

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    Final Check List

    You should check the following before sending your application:

    a) Application is completed and signed by applicant on the designated place,
    b) Passport is valid for at least six months and have at least one blank page,
    c) Visa fee is attached,
    d) Photographs are attached on the application form,
    e) Return Ticket it attached,
    f) Proof of hotel booking is attached,
    g) Stamped, prepaid, self-addressed postal return envelope is attached.

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    Things Allowed and Precautions

    You should confirm from the Embassy that what is allowed to take as a tourist in Nepal. You should have your passport with you all the time during your visit to the Nepal. You should cooperate with the Immigration authorities. In case of emergency in Nepal, you should contact the nearest Office of your home country.

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