COVID-19 Protocols & Entry Requirements

International Travel Status

Nepal is open for international travel.

Visa-on-arrival has been resumed as usual, i.e. as it was before the pandemic, which means that holders of passports of those countries that are eligible for visa-on-arrival will be able to avail that facility. If your country is listed for the requirement of visa before arriving in Nepal, you should arrange for a visa before entering Nepal (Please visit for more information).

Access into Nepal

Entry into the country is only through Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Nepal is serviced by most Indian Airlines, in addition to which Fly Dubai; Turkish Airlines; Qatar Airlines and Singapore Airlines have also restarted their flights multiple times a day.

Entry Requirements

While traveling to Nepal, you are required to bring with you the following documents:

  • A vaccination certificate showing a full dose of vaccination against COVID-19, completed at least 14 days prior to entering Nepal.
  • If you are not being fully vaccinated, or have not completed a full dose of vaccination at least 14 days prior to arriving in Nepal, COVID-19 test report (RT-PCR, Gene Expert, True NAAT or WHO accredited test) showing negative result done within the last 72 hours of boarding from the first airport or, if you are entering through land border, done within 72 hours of entry. This provision will not be applicable to children below 5 years.
  • A copy of the permit, if applicable, for mountaineering, trekking and other activities that will require permission.
  • A printed copy of the online form (International Traveler Online Arrival Form) to be filled by logging in to

Monuments; markets; most of the prominent hotels and restaurants are open and functioning. The local administration still encourages use of face masks, use of hand sanitizers and social distancing.

Please note: The above information has been researched with the utmost care. However, we can provide no guarantee of accuracy and the information and detail change regularly. Please always check travel restrictions both in your home country and the destination you are travelling to before you book and before travel.

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