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					                                   The Immigration Rules, 2051 (1994)


   1. Date of publication in the Nepal Gazette : 23 d Jestha 2051 (6 June 1994)
   2. Date of the first amendment: 22nd Jestha 2058 (4 June 2001)
      In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 18 of the Immigration Act, 2049 (1992) His Majesty's
      Government has framed the following rules:

                                               CHAPTER I
                                              PRELIMINARY
1. Short title and commencement:

   1. These Rules may be cited as the "Immigration Rules, 2051 (1994).
   2. Clause (a) (d) of serial no. 1 of Schedule 9 amended by sub-rule 14 of these regulations and sub-
      rule (5) of the same rule shall be deemed to have been commenced from the 27th Ashad, 2056 B.S.
      (11 July 1999) and other rules shall come into force forthwith.


2. Definitions Unless the subject or the context otherwise requires, in these Rules

   a. "Act" means the Immigration Act, 2049 (1992).
   b. "Tourist" means a foreigner who spends at least one night or twenty-four hours in the Kingdom of
      Nepal.
   c. "Family" means husband, wife, father, mother, and dependent child.
   d. "Trekking area" means the area so specified by His Majesty's Government that permission is
      required to trek there.
   e. "Mission" means any Royal Nepalese Embassy, Royal Nepalese Consulate General and Royal
      Nepalese Consulate in any foreign country, and this term includes any organization or authority
      temporarily or permanently representing His Majesty's Government in any foreign country.
   f. "Agency" means a person or an organisation licensed by His Majesty's Government who provides
      service to the foreigners during the period from the arrival and presence of the foreigners to their
      departure, and an association making movement of the foreigners.
   g. "Visa year", for the purpose of these Rules, means a period from I January to 31 December of a
      year.
                                           CHAPTER - 2
                                   PROVISIONS RELATIONSHIP VISA

3. To grant or not to grant visa is the right of His Majesty's Government :

   1. All powers to grant or not to grant visa to any foreigner shall be vested in His Majesty's Government
   2. His Majesty's Government May allow to enter into the Kingdom of Nepal to the citizen of any friendly
      country with out visa on the basis of reciprocity.


4. Diplomatic visa:

   1. Except be issued to a person holding a diplomatic passport issued from any country and
      recommended from the concerned foreign diplomatic mission for the diplomatic visa, to a person
      considered fit to be granted diplomatic privileges by His Majesty's Government and the family
      members of such person holding the diplomatic passport.
   2. The diplomatic visa shall be issued on the basis of reciprocity; the term thereof may be extended at
      a time or from time to time for the term of the assignment in the Kingdom of Nepal.
   3. An application for the diplomatic visa has to be made in the format as referred to in Schedule 1.
      Provided, however that the application as referred to in Schedule 1 is not required to be submitted if
      request or recommendation, accompanied by the details, is made by a foreign diplomatic mission or
      a body authorised therefor.


5. Official visa:

   1. The official visa shall be granted to the persons considered fit by His the following foreigners and
      their family upon recommendation of the concerned foreign diplomatic mission>
          a. Administrative, technical and non diplomatic officials serving in a residential or non
              residential diplomatic mission, Consulate for Nepal and incumbent Nepalese honorary
              Consul Generals, Consuls and their family who visit Nepal from a foreign country,
          b. Consultant experts who stay in Nepal under an agreement with His Majesty's Government,
          c. Employees serving in the Nepal based offices of the United Nations or its agencies and the
              persons holding the laissez passez granted by the United Nations,
          d. Employees serving in the international institutions or regional organisations located in Nepal.
          e. Persons to come to participate in assembly, conference, training or meeting organized by His
              Majesty's Government or His Majesty's Government's undertaking agency or United Nations
              Organizations or Regional Organization or other agencies there under.
   2. An application for the official visa has to be submitted in the format as referred to in Schedule 1.
      Provided, however that the application as referred to in Schedule 1 is not required to be submitted if
      request or recommendation, accompanied with the details, is made by a foreign diplomatic mission
      or a body authorised therefor.


6. Tourist visa:

   1. The foreign tourist visiting Nepal shall be granted the tourist visa.
   2. The tourist visa shall be granted for a period in maximum of five months in a visa year.
   3. A tourist who has departed before the expiry of the period specified in the visa issued in a visa year
      shall not be allowed to use the visa by adding the remaining period to another visa year.
   4. If any foreigner who has entered into Nepal towards the end of a visa year desires to spend even the
      period during which he may stay in Nepal with the tourist visa of the other visa year, he may use
      such facility.
      Provided, however, that the computation of the fees for such period shall be made on the basis of
      the total period of his stay.
   5. An application for the tourist visa has to be submitted in the format as referred to in Schedule 1.
7. Study visa:

   1. The study visa shall be granted to the foreigners and their family who, having obtained the approval
      of His Majesty's Government, come to study, teach or conduct research in any educational institute
      in the Kingdom of Nepal.
   2. Except for the foreigners who visit Nepal under the award of scholarship by His Majesty's
      Government or the accepted programme of His Majesty's Government, the foreigners intending to
      study and conduct research at their own will shall be granted the study visa only on the basis of the
      authentic source, in the case of the foreigner, to make expenses of at least three thousand American
      Dollars, grossly or on a monthly installment basis, per annum during their stay in Nepal, and in the
      case of their family, that of at least two thousand American Dollars per annum, or on the basis of the
      submission of a certificate of the exchange of foreign currency equivalent thereto.
   3. The study visa shall be granted for one year at a time. In cases the visa has to be granted for a
      period in excess thereof, the term of the visa may be extended by taking into consideration of the
      study and research progress report of such person, his activities as well as other necessary matters.
      Provided, however, that in the case of a researcher or student, such extension of the term shall be
      only for up to the period of research or that of educational degree under study.
   4. The recommendation of the Ministry of concerned has to be submitted for the study visa.
   5. An application for the study visa has to be submitted in the format as referred to in Schedule -2.


8. Non-tourist visa:

   1. The following foreigners and their family members shall be granted the non-tourist visa.
         a. Foreigners involved in the social and economic development works approved by His
              Majesty's Government, under the expenses to be borne by governmental institutions of the
              foreign friendly nations;
         b. Foreigners having obtained recommendation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to work in
              the institutions run by the foreign missions located in Nepal,
         c. Foreign representatives having obtained recommendation from the Ministry of Information
              and Communications to work in foreign newspapers and news agencies,
         d. Foreigners having obtained recommendation from the concerned Ministry to act as helpers of
              the foreigners having obtained diplomatic or official visas,
         e. Foreigners having obtained approval from His Majesty's Government to work on
              remuneration basis in any firm, company, association, industry or enterprise within the
              Kingdom of Nepal,
         f. Foreigners having obtained recommendation from the Ministry concerned to work in any
              international airlines organisation located in the Kingdom of Nepal,
         g. Foreign importer visiting Nepal from third country on the recommendation of foreign
              governmental agency or Federation of Industries or Chamber of Commerce of Foreign
              Country,
         h. Foreigners who have marital relation with the citizens of Nepal and furnish the marriage
              registration certificate,
         i. Foreigners who come to Nepal to work, on the recommendation of the concerned Ministry
              pursuant to an agreement or understanding agreed upon at governmental or non
              governmental level,
         j. Foreigners having obtained recommendation of the concerned Ministry to conduct feasibility
              study of an industry or enterprise for a period not exceeding 6 months.
         k. Group leader of the foreigners making application, accompanied by the recommendation of
              the Ministry of concerned, for making the tourists' tour in group in Nepal,
              --(k1) Foreigners who have obtained recommendation of the concerned Ministry and who
              have to come to work in Non-governmental organization as per the agreement concluded
              with Social Welfare Council or concerned Ministry.
         l. Such foreigners as may be thought fit by His Majesty's Government.
   2. The non tourist visa shall be issued for a period not exceeding one year at a time, and its term may
      be extended as per necessity.
   3. The amount of expenses to be incurred by a foreigner intending to obtain the non tourist visa during
      his stay in Nepal and the authentic source thereof shall be as prescribed by His Majesty's
      Government by a notification published in the Nepal Gazette.
   4. An application has to be submitted in the format as referred to in Schedule 2 to obtain the non tourist
      visa.
      Provided, however, that the foreigners referred to in cause (h) of sub rule (1) are required to submit
      an application in the format as referred to in Schedule 2 (a).


9. Business visa:

   1. The business visa shall be granted to the following foreigners and their family on the
      recommendation of concerned agency:
         a. Foreigners having obtained license to make investment in any business or industrial
             enterprise within the Kingdom of Nepal or authorised representatives of such business or
             industrial enterprise.
         b. Foreigners having obtained license to invest to carry on export trade from the Kingdom of
             Nepal.
         c. Foreigners visiting Nepal from third country who export goods manufactured in Nepal
             through purchase or who place a purchase order for export.
   2. Except as otherwise provided for in these Rules, the business visa shall be issued for a period not
      exceeding five years at a time; and its term may be extended as per necessity.

   2. (a) Notwithstanding anything contained in Sub-rule (2), a multiple business visa of five years shall be
      issued for 90 days at one time for the foreigners pursuant to Clause (c) of Sub-rule for stay in the
      Kingdom of Nepal.

   2. (b) If an application has been submitted by the bearer of visa enclosing therewith the reason and
      supporting evidence of non-completion of transaction of business within the validity of visa period
      issued for stay in the Kingdom of Nepal under Sub-rule (2a), the visa of such person may be
      renewed on the basis of efficiency of work up to the period for stay in Nepal as referred to in Sub-
      rule 2a.

  Application for the business visa has to be submitted in the format as referred to in Schedule 2.


10. Transit visa:

   1. The transit visa shall be issued from the Airport for forty-eight hours to any foreigner whose air ticket
      is confirmed and who has entered into the Kingdom of Nepal on the way to another country.
   2. The visa, generally for a period of one week, shall be issued to any foreigner who has departed from
      the Kingdom of Nepal and whose entry has been rejected and who has been sent back by any
      country to Nepal or to any foreigner travelling in an aircraft having landed in Nepal casually due to
      any reason.
   3. An application for the transit visa has to be submitted in the format as referred to in Schedule 3.

   10. (a) Non-residential Nepalese Visa :
           1. If any foreigner of Nepalese origin residing in foreign country wish to reside or conduct
              business, profession or Study, teach in any subject in Nepal, non-residential Nepalese visa
              may be issued to him and of his family.
           2. An application in the format under Schedule 3b may be submitted through Nepalese mission
              located in the foreign country or directly to the Department for the visa pursuant to Sub-rule
              (1).
           3. The visa pursuant to Sub-rule (1) may be issued for up to 10 years at one time, and such
              visa may be extended as per necessity.
           4. The format of non-residential Nepalese visa shall be under Schedule 3b.
11. Residential visa:

   1. The following foreigners and their family intending to spend life in the Kingdom of Nepal shall be
      granted the residential visa:
          a. Persons with international reputation,
          b. Persons capable of rendering outstanding contribution to the economic, social and cultural
               growth of the Kingdom of Nepal,
          c. Person, who has invested minimum one hundred thousand US dollars or convertible foreign
               currency equivalent thereto in industrial enterprise of Nepal at once.
          d. Any foreigner intending to spend life in the Kingdom of Nepal without carrying on any
               business.
   2. The mission recommending for residential visa to the foreigner as mentioned in other clauses save
      the foreigner as mentioned in clause (d) of sub-rule (1) shall send the recommendation along with
      the application filled up by such foreigner to the Department through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
   3. Any foreigner intending to obtain the residential visa under clause (e) of sub rule (1) has to submit a
      certificate showing that he will spend or has spent in Nepal at least 20 thousand American Dollars at
      one time or at several times per year.
   4. Any foreigner intending to obtain the residential visa has to submit to the Department or the
      concerned mission an application in the format as referred to in Schedule 4.
   5. The format of the residential visa shall be as referred to in Schedule 4 (a).


12. Visa issuing and renewing authority

   1. The following visa shall be issued and granted by the following authority Category of visa Visa
      issuing and renewing authority-

Category of visa
                                        Visa issuing and renewing authority
a. Diplomatic visa
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Provided, however, that the mission or the Immigration Office at the entry
point may issue the diplomatic visa (as an entry visa) for a period of up to 30 days.
b. Official visa
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Provided, that the mission or the Immigration Office at the entry point may
issue the official visa (as an entry visa) for a period of up to 30 days.
c. Tourist visa
(1) The Immigration Office of the Mission or entry point for entry visa of sixty days as the first entry visa in
visa year and entry visa of additional thirty days each in the same visa year. (2) The Director General for
renewal the validity not exceeding 150 days in visa year of the tourists who have already entered into Nepal
by obtaining entry visa.
d. Study visa
The Director General,
e. Non tourist visas

   1. In the case of foreigner pursuant to Clause (g) of Rule 8, Royal Nepalese Embassy or Permanent
      Diplomatic Mission located in the foreign country or Director General,
   2. In the case of foreigner pursuant to Clause (1) of Rule 8, the Director General with the approval of
      His Majesty's Government.
   3. In the case of foreigner pursuant to other Clauses of Rule 8, the Director General.
f. Business visa
The Director General,
g. Transit visa
The mission or Immigration Officer,
h. Residential visa
For first one year the Department by obtaining approval of the Ministry of Home Affairs and The Department
for renewal.
Provided that the Department on the recommendation of the Department of Industries to the foreign investor
as per clause (1) of sub-rule (1) of Rule 11 and their dependent family.
i. Non-Residential Nepalese visa
For the first time, the Department with the approval of the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Department for
renewal.

   2. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall, on a monthly basis, furnish the Department with the details
      setting out the name, nationality, passport number and visa period of the persons to whom visas
      have been issued under clauses (a) and (b) of sub rule (1).
   3. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall, on a monthly basis, furnish the Department with the details of
      revenue collected while issuing visas by the mission under the clauses other than clauses (a) and
      (b) of sub rule (1)
   4. If the recommendation for visa has been made from the concerned agency, the Visa Issuing Officer
      shall have to issue visa generally within seven days from the date of registration of such
      recommendation.



13. Power to refuse to issue visa or to grant permission to enter into the Kingdom of Nepal:
Notwithstanding anything contained elsewhere in these Rules, the Immigration Officer may, at the every
entry point, refuse to issue a visa to, or to grant permission to enter into the Kingdom of Nepal, to the
following foreigners:

   a. Whose passports and visas have been found doubtful,
   b. Who have been expelled for the commission of any acts contrary to the Act or these Rules, or who
      have been prohibited from entering into the Kingdom of Nepal.


14. Power to prohibit the departure from the Kingdom of Nepal:
The Department or Immigration Office may prohibit the following foreigners from departing from the
Kingdom of Nepal:

   a. Who have not valid passport and visas to enter into the country which they have intended to enter
      into,
   b. About whom information, with the reason therefore, has been received from any authorised official
      for the prohibition of the departure from the Kingdom of Nepal.


15. Points of entry or exit:
       The points of entry and exit for the purpose of the foreigner entering into or departing from the
       Kingdom of Nepal by obtaining a visa shall be as prescribed in Schedule 5.
16. Disembarkation and embarkation form to be filled up:

   1. Every foreigner entering into or departing from the Kingdom of Nepal has to fill up the
      disembarkation or embarkation form, as the case may be, as referred to in Schedules 6 and 6(a),
      respectively, and submit such form to the Immigration Office.
   2. The Immigration Office shall, on a daily basis, prepare, on the basis of the form submitted under sub
      rule (1), the foreigners' arrival records in the format as referred to in Schedule 7 and their departure
      record in the format as referred to in Schedule 7(a), and send such records to the Department.


17. Certification of arrival and departure:
       Every person entering into or departing from the Kingdom of Nepal shall get his entry and departure
       certified at his entry or departure point. In the case of the person who has not got so registered his
       arrival or departure, if he submits an application, along with the reason therefore, the Department
       may, if it deems reasonable after investigation thereabout, certify the arrival or departure.


18. Documents to be produced:
      In cases where the officials of the Department or the Offices there under and the authorised Officers
      of the District Administration Office in such places where such personnel are not available, the police
      officials and border administration officials require any foreigner to show his passport, visa, trekking
      permit and documents relating thereto, such foreigner has to show such documents immediately.


19. Notice of change in address:

   1. If a foreigner makes change in his Nepal based residential address mentioned in the application
      submitted for the issuance of visa or the extension of the term of visa, such foreigner shall
      compulsorily furnish the Department, Office or local police office with a notice containing his name,
      passport number and new address as well, within seven days.
   2. If a foreigner having stayed in Nepal for more than 120 days goes to any other place of the Kingdom
      of Nepal for spending more than 24 hours, he has to register with the local Police Office of such
      place his presence along with the detail showing his name, passport number and address as well.


20. Restriction to work:

   1. (1) A foreigner having obtained a visa as a tourist or his family member pursuant to these Rules
      shall not be allowed to work, with or without receiving remuneration, in any industry, business,
      enterprise or organisation during his stay in the Kingdom of Nepal.
   2. A foreigner having obtained a visa pursuant to these Rules shall not be allowed to carry out any
      work other than that for which purpose he has obtained the visa.


21. Notice for cancellation of visa:
       In cases where a foreigner having obtained a visa of other category except a tourist visa becomes
       unable to spend the term of the visa granted to him due to any reason, the concerned foreigner or
       the in charge of the office concerned with his Work has to give a notice to the visa issuing authority
       within 7 days for the cancellation of the said visa.
22. Suspension of visa :
       In case where any foreigner is detained in the course of proceeding under the prevailing law or any
       legal action is initiated against him, the visa obtained by such a foreigner shall be deemed to have
       been suspended pending the settlement thereof and such a foreigner need not obtain a visa during
       the period he is so detained or until the conclusion of legal proceedings. Such a foreigner may be
       sent back from the Kingdom of Nepal within 7 days or his release from detainment or the conclusion
       of the legal proceedings.


23. Change of visa category :
      In case where a foreigner having entered with a visa of any category submits, after the discharge of
      the function for which he has obtained such visa, an application for a visa of other category, the
      authority as referred to in Rule 12 may, subject to the Act and these Rules, grant a visa of another
      category to such a foreigner.


24. Recommendation for and issuance of visa provisionally :

   1. In cases where it takes time to make recommendation for the study, non-tourist and business visa,
      the concerned Ministry may, upon assigning the said reason, make recommendation for the
      provisional study, non-tourist and business visa for a period not exceeding three months.
   2. In cases where it take time for the foreigner referred to in sub-rule (1) (h) of Rule 8 to submit the
      marriage registration certificate, the Department may, on the basis of the recommendation of the
      authority or the embassy of the concerned country, issue the non-tourist visa for a period not
      exceeding three months.


25. Issuance of travel permit :
       The Department may issue the travel permits to those foreigners who are not able to obtain new
       passports due to the loss, deface or expiry of the term thereof or due to any other reasons, in order
       to enable them to return to their home countries. Provided, however, that the Ministry of Foreign
       Affairs shall issue such permit in the case of the person holding diplomatic and official passport.


26. Transfer of visa :
       In case where any foreigner has obtained the travel permit under Rule 25 or a new passport due to
       the loss or expiry of the term of the old passport, the Department may transfer the visa to the travel
       permit or to the passport.


27. Application for extension of the term of visa :
      An application has to be submitted in the format as referred to in Schedule 8 for the extension of the
      term of a visa except a diplomatic and official visa.


28. Circumstances in which a visa may be cancelled :

   1. The Department may cancel a visa of any foreigner in the following circumstances:
         a. If he fails to produce an international health certificate as and when required to do so.
         b. If he becomes insane or goes mad.
         c. If he is found to have absconded after committing any serious criminal offence.
         d. If he is fond to be suffering from any contagious or communicable disease.
         e. If his presence seems to cause detrimental effect in peace and security or the Kingdom of
            Nepal or in the mutual fraternity of the people if Nepal.
         f. If his conduct is found to be suspicious or if he carries out, or causes to be carried out, any
            undesirable activities.
             g. If his presence seems to result in adverse impact on the social and culture environment in
                the Kingdom if Nepal.
             h. If he violates, or causes to violate, the Act, these Rules and other prevailing law.
             i. If he carries out any other acts or things not in consonance with the purpose for which the
                visa has been issued.



   2. In the case of cancellation of a visa pursuant to sub-rule (1), the fees paid therefore shall not
      be refundable.



29. Fees :

   1. he visa fees or other fees to be charged for the issuance of a visa for the entry into or presence in
      the Kingdom of Nepal, for the extension of the visa or the regulation of the visa of the foreigner who
      has over-stayed or the issuance of the travel permit or the transference of the visa shall be
      prescribed in Schedule -9.
      Provided, however, that the children below the age of ten years shall be exempted from visa
      fees.
   2. The visa fees chargeable for the citizens of the countries which charge fee higher or lower than the
      fees prescribed under sub-rule (1) shall be based on reciprocity.


30. Provision relating to facility of single entry, multiple entry :

   1. While issuing visas under these Rules, the facility of single-entry and multiple entry may also be
      granted.
   2. The facility granted under sub-rule (1) shall remain valid only until the entrance validity period of the
      visa, in the case of the visa issued by the mission, and until the validity period of the visa in the case
      of the visa issued by the Official or Department.
      Provided, however, the total period of stay of the foreigner having obtained such facility shall not,
      except in case of having obtained other facility or got the term extended, exceed the period of stay in
      Nepal mentioned at the time of issuance of the facility.


31. Exemption from visa fee :
       While issuing visas to the following persons for their entry into or presence in the Kingdom of Nepal
       or while extending the term of their visas, they may be exempted or remitted from the visa fees
       under the following grounds:

             a. Foreigners with diplomatic or official visas.
             b. Foreigners coming to participate in a conference, assembly, training or meeting organised by
                His majesty's Government, or a body owned by His Majesty's Government or United Nations
                Organisation or regional organisations or any other International Association or organisation,
                or bodies there under.
             c. Renowned persons of a country having diplomatic relations with the Kingdom of Nepal.
             d. Citizens of any country on the basis of reciprocity.
             e. Descendants upto the age of 16 years holding foreign passports, of Nepalese parents or
                either of their parents is a Nepalese citizen.
             f. Citizens of Nepali origin, after having obtained passports for the first time from a Nepal based
                foreign mission, until the period of his departure to a foreign country.
             g. Persons coming under the scholarship provided by His Majesty's Government or coming to
                participate the programme approved by His Majesty's Government.
           h. For a person being unable to depart from the Kingdom of Nepal due to the cancellation of
              flight, for the period until he departs by another flight.
           i. In cases where a foreigner is to stay for a period over than that prescribed in the visa due to
              circumstances beyond his control, or in case of getting it regulated under sub-rule (1) of Rule
              29.


31 A. Authority to exempt visa fee:
       The following authority may exempt or rebate visa fee in the following condition:

           a. On the condition as referred to in clause (a) (b) and (c) of Rule 31---------------- Ministry of
              Foreign Affairs
           b. On the condition as referred to in clause(e) and (f) of Rule 31---------------------------------
              Director General.
           c. On the condition of clauses (d) and (g) of Rule - 31 Director General on the recommendation
              of the concerned Ministry.
           d. On the condition of clause (b) of Rule 31- Immigration Officer
           e. On the condition of clause (i) of Rule 31
                  1. For one week- Director General or Immigration Officer
                  2. For the period of more than one week- Ministry of Home Affairs.
                                                CHAPTER - 3
                                                 TREKKING
32. To give application for trekking permit :
       Any foreigner desiring to trek in any trekking region shall have to submit application in the format as
       referred to Schedule 10 for trekking permit and in the case of group, the trekking operating agency
       shall have to submit application to the Department in the format as referred to in Schedule 11.
33. To issue trekking permit :
       After receiving the application as referred to in Rule 32, the Department may issue trekking permit in
       the format as referred to in Schedule 11 not exceeding the validity of visa period of the concerned
       foreigner.


34. Maximum number of trekkers :

   1. The number of the foreigners trekking in any trekking area of the Kingdom of Nepal shall be as
      determined by His majesty's Government annually.
   2. The Department shall not issue the trekking permits exceeding the number fixed under sub-rule (1).


35. To trek only along the prescribed routes :
       No foreigner shall trek along any route other than the route prescribed in the permit issued under
       Rule 33 or enter into any prohibited area. Even any agency making the foreigners trek shall not
       make them trek along the routes other than those prescribed in the permit or bring them into any
       prohibited area.


36. Return of permit :
       Each foreign trekker shall, at the time of his department from the Kingdom of Nepal, hand over the
       permit issued under Rule 33 to Immigration Office at the exit point.


37. Circumstances in which permit may be cancelled :

   1. The Department may cancel the trekking permit issued to any foreigner in the following
      circumstances :
          a. If his visa is cancelled under Rule 28.
          b. If he treks along the routes or in the area other than those prescribed in the trekking permit.
          c. If he fails to fulfill the conduct and terms as set forth in Rule 41.
          d. If he fails to uphold other terms as set forth in the trekking permit.
          e. If he contravenes the provisions of the Act and these Rules.
   2. The fees paid up for the trekking permit cancelled under sub-rule (1) shall not be refunded.


38. Facility to be accorded to the citizen of Nepal accompanying trekker :

   1. A tourist trekker or group has to make such accident insurance as may be prescribed by His
      Majesty's Government, of the Nepalese citizen accompanying him, before trekking and inform the
      Department thereof.
   2. The tourist trekker or group has to provide the Nepalese citizen accompanying him with such facility
      including daily allowances, necessary clothes and equipment, as may not be less than the amount
      fixed by His Majesty's Government.
   3. If the person of whose insurance is to be made under sub-rule (1) sustains injury because of his
      being involved in the work, gets any of his organ amputated, dies due to an accident before making
      his insurance, he or his nearer heir shall be provided by the trekking tourist or group with
      compensation in such a sum as is equivalent to the amount payable to him if he were insured
      against personal accident.
39. Fees of trekking permit :
       The fees for the trekking permit shall be as prescribed in Schedule 12. Provided, however that the
       Department may exempt the following foreigner from the trekking permit fees: -

           a. A foreigner holding a diplomatic passport.
           b. A foreigner being affiliated with an agreement, if any, entered into with His Majesty's
              Government, which exempts any fees, and requesting for the trekking permit for access to
              the area concerned with his undertaking.
           c. Such foreigner as is affiliated with the plan and programme of His Majesty's Government and
              whose working place itself is within the trekking area.
           d. A child under the age of ten years going to trek with his father or mother.
                                  CHAPTER - 4
      CONDUCT AND TERMS TO BE UPHELD AT THE TIME OF ENTRANCE AND DEPARTURE

40. Stamp to be affixed to passport at departure and entry point :
       Every Nepalese citizen who departs from an enters into the Kingdom of Nepal with a passport shall
       have to get his passport endorsed by the Immigration Office at his departure and entry point.


41. Conduct and terms to be upheld by foreigners :
      Every foreigner entering into, presenting in, trekking in or departing from, the Kingdom of Nepal
      shall, in addition to the provisions laid down in the Act and these Rules, uphold the following conduct
      and terms :

           a.   Not to enter into any trekking area without the permit.
           b.   Not to take part in politics.
           c.   Not to keep or use such articles or to do such acts as are prohibited by the prevailing law.
           d.   Not to carry out or cause to be carried out any activity contrary to local customs an usages.
           e.   To observe the directions given by the competent authority in the trekking area.


42. Conduct and terms to be upheld by agency :
      Each agency shall uphold the following conduct and terms, in addition to other provisions and terms
      laid down in the Act and these Rules :

           a. Each Nepalese or foreign company or association or driver/pilot operating or handling
              aeroplane or motor vehicle or similar other vehicle taking or carrying passengers from or to
              the Kingdom of Nepal shall, while entering into and departing from, submit to the concerned
              office at the time when required by the office, the name list of the Nepalese or foreign
              passengers being carried into or taken from the Kingdom of Nepal by their vehicle, and crew
              as well as helpers.
           b. The agency shall not carry such foreigners who do not have valid passports, who have been
              expelled, or prohibited from entering into.
           c. If the persons having been prohibited from entering into under these Rules are carried in, it
              shall be the liability of the party carrying them to return them back at such time as directed by
              the Department or Office.
           d. The agency shall not keep the foreigner without having passport, visa or permit at own hotel
              or house on rent or provide him with any service.
           e. The agency has to submit to the Department a monthly list of the foreigners who are living
              with them or to whom service is being provided by them, within the first week of the next
              month.
                                              CHAPTER 5
                                           MISCELLANEOUS

43. Special provision relating to mountaineers :

   1. If the foreigners who have obtained expedition permit, while going toward the permitted snow pick
      and coming back require to go to the trekking region, the trekking permit shall have to be obtained.
      Provided that no fee shall have to pay for such permission.
   2. (2) The foreigners going out for mountaineering have to pay the visa fees also for the period of
      mountaineering Provided, however, that the period or mountaineering shall not be counted in the
      term of the tourist visa.


44. To stay at the place specific by the Department :

   1. A foreigner to whom an order of expulsion has been issued under the Act of these Rules has to stay
      at such place as specified by the Department until he departs from the Kingdom of Nepal and such a
      foreigner himself has to bear the expenses needed for him to get departed from Nepal.
   2. The expulsion order shall be in the format as prescribed in Schedule 13.


45. Language of forms :
       The forms prescribed under these Rules may, as per necessity, be printed and used also in the
       English language.


46. Power to make alteration in or amendment to Schedule :
      His Majesty's Government may, by a notification published in the Nepal Gazette, make necessary
      alteration in or amendment to the Schedules.


47. Repeal and saving :

   1. The Foreigners Rules, 2032 (1976) are hereby repealed.
   2. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Trekking and Rafting Rules, 2041 (1981), these Rules
      shall govern the trekking.
   3. The matters set forth in these Rules shall be governed by these Rules, and other matters not
      provided herein shall be as per the prevailing law.
                                                    Schedule - 1
                                       (Relating to Rule 4(3), 5(2) and 6(5))
                                               Application Form for
                                         Diplomatic/Official/Tourist Visa

To,
The Excellency Ambassador/Consul/Consul General/Director General/
Immigration Officer.

As I have to visit or would like to visit Nepal, I request for issuance of the diplomatic / official / tourist / entry
visa My details are as follows :
1. Name, surname : …………………
2. Nationality : …………………….
3. Place of birth : …………………
4. Date of birth : …………………
5. Permanent address : ……………..
6. Temporary address in Nepal : ………………..
7. Occupation : ……………………….
8. Passport No. : ……………………..
9. Date of issue of passport : ……………………
10. Date of expiry of passport : …………………….
11. Purpose of visit in Nepal : ……………………… 12. Length of stay in Nepal : ………………………. day/
week/ month
13. Country to be departed to : ………………………..
14. Source of expenditure to be incurred in staying in Nepal (state amount in foreign currency) :
……………………………
15. Times of previous visit in Nepal : …………………………
16. Year and month of last visit and period of stay in Nepal : ………………..
17. Passport No. and country (if you are holding a passport of any other country issued in your name) :


                                                                               ……………………………… Date :-
                                                                            Signature of the applicant




For official use only

        1. Type of visa : ……………..
        2. Reasons for gratis, if any : ……………………
        3. Entry visa No. : …………………….
        4. Date of visa validity : …………………..
        5. Visa issued on : ……………………….
        6. Visa sticker No. : ………………………..


                                                                                                 .................................
                                                                                                    Visa issuing officer
                                                                                                 Mention code No, too
                                                                                           If issued at the entry point
                                        Schedule - 2
                           (Relating to Rules 7(5), 8(4) and 9(3))
                                    Application form for
                            study / non- tourist / business visa



To,
The Director General,
Department of Immigration.


As I need a study / non-tourist / business visa, I request that the visa as demanded be issued to me.
My details are as follows :
1. Name, surname : ………………..
2. Nationality : ………………….
3. Place of birth : …………………
4. Date of birth : …………………..
5. Permanent address : ……………………….
6. Temporary address in Nepal : ………………………
7. Occupation : ……………………………………
8. (a) Passport No. ……………………….. (b) Entry Point : …………………
(c) Validity of passport : …………………………………
9. (a) Date of entry into Nepal : ……………. (b) Entry Point : ………………
10. Total period of stay in Nepal : ………………………..
11. Last visa No. : …………………….
12. (a) Valid date of last visa : ………………………
(b) Type of visa : …………………….
13. Reason for requesting for a visa now : ……………………
14. If the requested visa is issued, intended length of stay in Nepal …………
15. The body / field to be involved in while staying in Nepal …………………..
(a) Whether required to pay local tax or not ………………………
(b) If you are required to pay (attach proof thereof) …………………….
16. Number of family ………………………………….
17. If the requested visa is issued, source of expenses to be made in Nepal :
18. What is the ground to get the requested visa : ………………………
19. Other details, if any to be mentioned : …………………………..
20. Attached documents
(a) Recommendation of the concerned body :
(b) Work permit
(c)
(d)



Date : ……………………

                                                                                   ............................
                                                                           Signature of the applicant
For official use only

       1. Date of decision to issue the visa :
       2. File No :
       3. Visa sticker No. :
       4. Type of visa :
       5. Visa fee :
       6. Bill No. :
       7. Date of issuance of visa :
       8. Date of validity of visa :
       9. Others, if any :

                                                   Date :…………………
                                                 Immigration Officer
                                                  Code No.
                                         Schedule - 2 (a)
                              (Relating to the proviso to Rule 8 (4)
                                      Application form for
                                          Marriage visa


To,
The Director General,
Immigration Department

As I have got duly married with, ..................................... a Nepalese citizen, and we have got the
marriage certificate, I hereby apply for the non-tourist visa to which I am entitled as per the Rules;
and my details are as set out below:
1. Name : ………………………………………………………..
2. Nationality : …………………………………………………
3. Date of birth : ………………………………………………..
4. Address : ………………………………………………………
5. Passport No. : …………………………………………………..
6. Passport validity date : ……………………………………………..
7. Occupation : …………………………………………………..
8. Entry date in Nepal : ……………………………………………..
9. Entry visa number : …………………………………………….
10. Validity period of visa : ………………………………………
11. (a) Name of Nepalese citizen husband / wife : ……………………
(b) Address : ……………………………………………………..
(c) Citizenship certificate No. : …………………………………
12. The District where the marriage registration certificate has been obtained from, and date of its
issuance : ……………………………..
13. Period of visa requested for : …………………………….
14. Attached documents :
(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)


Date: ............

                                                                                       ....................................
                                                                                    Signature of the applicant



The Nepalese party making signature covenanting that the above details are true and correct, that
he/she is my husband/wife and that I shall bear and pay according to the Nepal law if the details are
held to be otherwise.

Date : …………………….

                                                                                        Name : ………………..
                                                                                              Signature :
                                                Schedule - 3
                                          (Relating to Rule 10 (3)
                                      Application form for transit visa


To Excellency Ambassador / The Consul General / The Consul / The Director General
The Immigration Officer,
…………………………..

       AS I need a transit visa, I request for the issuance of the transit visa by collecting the required fees.
       My details are as follows :
       1. Name, surname : ………………………………
       2. Nationality : …………………………………….
       3. Place of birth : …………………….. 4. Date of birth : ………………
       5. Permanent address : ……………………………………
       6. Occupation : …………………………………………..
       7. Passport No. : ………………………………………….
       8. Date of issuance of passport : ……………………………..
       9. Date of expiry of validity period of passport : …………………….
       10. Reasons for making request for the transit visa : ……………………
       11. Name of country to visit via Nepal : …………………………
       12. Address of Nepal in transit duration : ………………………..
       13. Attached documents (if any) : ……………………………………
       (a) : …………….
       (b) …………………..
       14. Duration of transit visa requested (date) from : ……………….. to ………………….
       (……………days)

       Date : ……………….
       ............................
                                                                                                            Signature
       of the applicant




For official use only

       1. Granted period of transit visa : ……………………………….
       2. Visa No. : ……………………………
       3. Visa sticker No. : …………………………
       4. Non-gratis / gratis : ………………………………
       5. Reasons for gratis, if it be gratis : ……………………………
       6. Visa issued on : …………………………………..




                                                                                       ........................................
                                                                                       Visa issuing officer
                                                                                        Mention code No., too
                                                                                      If issued at the entry point
                                            Schedule - 3(a)
                                (Relating to Sub-Rule 2 of Rule 10(a))
                         Application form for Non-Residential Nepalese Visa


To,
The Excellency Ambassador,
Consul General,
Consul,
Director General,


      I request for a Non-Residential Nepalese visa to be issued to me. The details are as follows :
      1. Name, surname :
      2. Nationality :
      3. Place of birth :
      4. Permanent address :
      5. Address in Nepal :
      6. Occupation :
      7. (a) Passport No. (b) Date of issue :
      8. Valid Date of last visa (if already entered into Nepal) :
      9. (a) Total period of previous stay in Nepal :
      (b) Area involved in while staying in Nepal :
      10. Ground for requesting NRN visa and basis thereof:
      11. Number of family:
      12. Other matters, if any, to be set out :
      13. Documents attached :
      (a).................
      (b).................
      (c).................


      Date :

                                                                                      ..................................
                                                                                      signature of applicant
                                              Schedule 3 (b)
                                  (Relating to Sub-Rule 4 of Rule 10(a))

                                       His Majesty's Government
                                        Ministry of Home Affairs
                                       Department of Immigration
                                      Non Residential Nepalese Visa


                                                   Photo

       1. Name, surname :
       2. Nationality :
       3. Place of birth :
       4. Permanent address :
       5. Address in Nepal :
       6. Occupation :
       7. Passport No. :
       8. Date of decision of issuance of Non-Residential Nepalese visa :
       9. Date of issuance of Non-Residential Nepalese visa :
       10. Date of Validity of Non-Residential Nepalese visa :


       Date :

                                                                             .............................
                                                                            Immigration Officer
                                                                             Code No. :



Renewal of Visa

S.N.
                                          Validity Period of visa
Date of renewal
Signature and Code No. of Immigration Officer

                                                   From
                                                    To
                                              Schedule - 4
                                        (Relating to Rule 11 (4))
                                  Application form for residential visa


Excellency Ambassador,
Consul General,
Consul,
Director General,


      As I am desirous of spending life in Nepal, I hereby apply for issuance of the residential visa to me.
      My details are as follows :
      1. Name, surname :
      2. Nationality :
      3. Place of birth :
      4. Permanent address :
      5. Address in Nepal :
      6. Occupation :
      7. (a) Passport No. (b) Date of issue :
      8. Date of expiry of last visa (if already entered into Nepal) :
      9. (a) Total period of previous stay in Nepal :
      (b) Area involved in while staying in Nepal :
      10. Basis for requesting for the residential visa :
      (a) If reputation has been earned, area thereof:
      (b) To which field do you intend to render contribution in Nepal :
      (c) Whether investment of more than one million American Dollars has been made at one time :
      Others :
      (i)
      (ii)
      (iii)
      11. Number of family:
      12. Other matters, if any, to be set out :
      13. Documents attached :
      (A)
      (b)
      `(c)


      Date :

                                                                                       ..................................
                                                                                       signature of applicant
                                               Schedule 4 (a)
                                           (Relating to Rule 11 (5)

                                         His Majesty's Government
                                          Ministry of Home Affairs
                                         Department of Immigration
                                        Application for Residential Visa


                                                     Photo

       1. Name, surname :
       2. Nationality :
       3. Place of birth :
       4. Permanent address :
       5. Address in Nepal :
       6. Occupation :
       7. Passport No. :
       8. Date of decision to issue residential visa :
       9. Validity period of residential visa :


       Date :

                                                                            .............................
                                                                           Immigration Officer
                                                                            Code No. :



Renewal of Visa

S.N.
                                          Validity Period of visa
Date of renewa
Signature and Code No. of Immigration Officer

                                                     From
                                                      To
                                                 Schedule 5
                                            (Relating to Rule 15)

                                            Points of entry or exit


The points of entry and exit for the foreigners who are required to obtain visas to enter into shall be as
follows:
        (a) Kakadvitta, Jhapa
        (b) Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
        (c) Kodari, Sindupalchok
        (d) Birgunj, Parsa
        (e) Belahiya, (Sunauli) Rupendehi
        (f) Jamunaha, Nepalgunj, Banke
        (g) Mohana, Dhangadhi, Kailali
        (h) Gadda Chauki, Mahendranagar, Kanchanpur
                                            Schedule - 6
                                       (Relating to Rule 16(I)
                                       Disembarkation Form


1. Name, Surname :
2. Nationality :
3. Date of birth :
4. Sex: Male/Female :
5. Country of residence :
6.
        (a) Passport No. :
        (b) Place and date of Issue :
        (c) Validity period of passport :

7.
       (a) Visa No. :
       (b) Date of Issue :
       (c) Validity period of visa :
       (d) Place of Issue of visa :

8. Mode of arrival: By air/ by land :
9. Flight No. :
10. Point of entry :
11. Last port of call :
12. Purpose of visit :
Official / Trekking / Expedition / Business / Pilgrimage /
Holiday / Conference / Rafting 13. Intended days of stay :
14. Address in Nepal
:
15. Have you ever been to Nepal? Yes/No
16. If yes, how many times
17. Date of arrival


                                                                 .............................
                                                                    Signature
                                              Schedule - 6(a)
                                           (Relating to Rule 16(I)
                                             Embarkation Form

       1. Name, Surname :
       2. Date of birth :
       3. Sex: Male/Female
       4. Nationality
       5. Country of residence :
       6. Passport No.
        7. Entry visa No. :
       8. Date of arrival :




       1. Number of visa remaining valid at the time of departure :
       2. The Office which last extended the visa :
       3. Date of validity of visa at the time of departure :
       4. Mode of departure :
       (a) by air (b) by land
       (c) Flight No. (c) exit point
       5. Places visited in Nepal
       6. Purpose of visit :
       Official / Trekking / Expedition / Business / Pilgrimage / Holiday
       7. Next port of call :
       8. Period of stay in Nepal :
       9. Date of departure :




                                                                               ......................
                                                                               Signature


Date :
To be filled up by Immigration :
Whether his visa up to the date of departure is due or not :

                                                                               ....................
                                                                               Signature
                                                                            Code No.
                                           Schedule -7
                                      (Relating to Rule 16 (2)

                                         Arrival Records

       Office                           Date of Arrival                              Flight No.
     Passport                   Name,      Address in      Type of entry Visa   Period of
S.N.            Nationality Sex                                                             Remarks
     No.                        Surname    Nepal           Visa          No.    visa




Prepared by :
                                                                                       Certified by :
Immigration Code No.                                                                   Immigration
Code No. :

   Date :                                                                                  Date :
                                        Schedule -7(a)
                                    (Relating to Rule 16 (2)

                                      Departure Records

    Office                            Date of Departure                           Flight No.
                                                                 Date of
     Country to                                            entry
                             Passport     Name,   Address        expiry of     date of
S.N. be departed Nationality          Sex                  Visa                        Remarks
                             No.          Surname in Nepal       validity of   arrival
     to                                                    no.
                                                                 visa




Prepared by :
                                                                                   Certified by :
Immigration Code No.                                                               Immigration
Code No. :

   Date :                                                                              Date :
                                                        Schedule - 8
                                                    (Relating to Rule 27)
                                     Application form for extending the validity of visa


To,
The Director General,
Immigration Department,
       The Chief or Protocol, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
       I hereby request that the term of my visa be extended free of costs or by collecting the required visa
       fees. My details are as follows.

          1. Name, surname : ...................................................................................
          2. Nationality : ............................................................................................
          3. Place of Birth : .....................................
          4. 4. Date of Birth : .......................
          5. Permanent address : ..............................................................................
          6. Temporary address in Nepal : ................................................................
          7. Occupation : ...........................................................................................
          8. (a) Passport No. : ..............................
          (b) Date of Issue : .............................
          (c) Date of expiry : ............................
          (d) Passport number and country if you are holding a passport of any other country in your name:
          ..............................................................
          9. a) Place of issue of entry visa : ........................ b) Date : ......................
          10. a) Validity of last visa : ....................................
          b) Visa sticker No. : ............................ c) Entry visa No. ......................
          11. Total period of stay in Nepal this year : .................................................
          12. Types of visa requested : ......................................................................
          13. Duration of visa requested (Date) : ...............From ...........to ........days)
          14. Please mention if single/double/multiple entry visa has been requested for : .................................
          15. Reasons for extending the validity of visa
          16. Amount set aside for stay in Nepal (state amount in foreign currency): ........................
          17. Date of departure from Nepal : .......................................
          18. Exit point : .......................................................................
          19. Next port of call : .............................................................
          20. Whether return air/bus ticket is confirmed or not :..................................
          21. Attached documents : ........................
          a)
          b)
          c)


                                                                                                  ...................................
..
Date : ...........................                                                                 Signature of the
applicant
                                            Schedule - 9*
                                         (Relating to Rule 29)
                                              Visa Fees


1. Fee to be levied while issuing tourist visa by the Mission and entry point:
      1. For foreigners desiring to come to Nepal first time in visa year, dollars 30 or other convertible
          foreign currency equivalent thereto for single entry visa for up to 60 days.
      2. deleted by second amendment of rule
      3. Additional U.S. Dollars 50 or other convertible currency equivalent thereto in the visa fee as
          referred to in Clause (a) for foreigners desiring to obtain facility of multiple entry to enter into
          Nepal for the first time in the visa year. An Additional fee shall not be required to pay against
          the multiple entry facility while reobtaining visa or extending the visa not exceeding 150 days
          in such visa year by the foreigner who has obtained facility of multiple entry first time in the
          visa year.

           Provided that the visa fee as referred to in Clause (a) and (d) shall be required to pay.

       4. U.S. Dollars 30 or other convertible foreign currency equivalent thereto for single entry visa
          for upto 30 days for foreigner to reenter into Nepal in the same visa year. The foreigner so
          re?entering into has not obtained facility of multiple entry prior to this and wish to obtain such
          facility, an additional U.S. Dollar 50 or other convertible foreign currency equivalent there to
          pursuant to Clause (c).
       5. deleted by second amendment of rule
       6. deleted by second amendment of rule
       7. Notwithstanding any thing contained in clause (a), for pilgrims of Sri Lanka who have came
          to pay homage in Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha, 10 US dollars or Nepalese
          currency equivalent thereto for single entry visa for up to 15 days.

       7. (a) Fee Chargeable While Issuing Non?residential Nepalese Visa: One hundred U.S. Dollars
          for one year or convertible foreign currency equivalent thereto.

           Provided that, in the case of student who has come to study, only the fifty percent fee of the
           fee as set forth above shall be charged.



2. ......... deleted by ammendment

3. Fees to be levied for renewal or regularization of tourist visa
      7. Nepalese currency equivalent to 30 US dollars to renew the validity of single entry tourist
          visa for up to 30 days.
      8. deleted by second amendment of rule
      9. In case where request has also been made for the facility of multiple entry an additional
          amount in Nepalese currency equivalent to U. S. Dollars 50 to the fee as referred to in
          Clause (a). The period of facility of such multiple entry shall not exceed than 150 days in one
          visa year pursuant to Clause (c) of serial number 1.
      10. In regularizing visa of any foreigner stayed without renewal of validity of the tourist visa,
          Nepalese currency equivalent 2 US dollars per day for up to 30 days, 3 US dollars per day
          from 31 days to 90 days, and 5 US dollars per day, for whatsoever period more than 90 days
          shall be levied in addition to the amount to be paid for renewal of the validity of visa as per
          these Regulations.
4. Fees chargeable while issuing, or extending the validity of, the study visa:
      0. It the study visa of 30 days has to be issued at the time of entry, twenty-five (25) American
         Dollars or other convertible foreign currency equivalent thereto.
      1. In issuing, or extending the validity of, the study visa, Nepalese currency equivalent to forty
         (40) American Dollars each month.



5. Fees chargeable while issuing, or extending the validity of, the non-tourist visa:
      0. If the non-tourist visa of 30 days has to be issued at the time of entry, twenty-five (25)
         American Dollars or convertible foreign currency equivalent thereto.
      1. Nepalese currency equivalent to five (5) American Dollars per month for the foreigner of
         Nepalese origin and the foreign passport holding child of Nepalese father or mother.
      2. Nepalese currency equivalent to ten (10) American Dollars per month for licensed journalists.
      3. Nepalese currency equivalent to twenty (20) American Dollars per month for the foreigners
         who serve in an office or project of His Majesty's Government being directly involved in such
         office or project.
      4. In issuing the non-tourist visa to a foreigner who gets married with a Nepalese citizen,
         Nepalese currency equivalent to ten (10) American Dollars per month.
      5. In the case of other foreigners, Nepalese currency equivalent to sixty (60) American Dollars
         per month for the first year and to one hundred (100) American Dollars per month from the
         second year.
      6. Nepalese currency equivalent to five (5) American Dollars per month for the citizens of
         Tibetan origin who come to meet their relatives.



6. Fee to be paid for issuing or renewal of Business visa. While issuing or renewal business visa,
   US dollar 100 or Nepalese currency equivalent thereto with multiple entry facility and if one desires
   to obtain multiple entry visa for five years US dollars 250 or Nepalese currency equivalent thereto."

7. Fees chargeable while issuing the Transit visa: Five American Dollars or convertible foreign
   currency equivalent thereto.

8. Fee to be paid for issuing or renewal Residential visa with multiple entry facility: - For the first
   time, Nepalese currency equivalent to 200 US dollars annually and in getting renewal Nepalese
   currency equivalent to US dollars 100 annually; Provided that for foreigner as referred to clause (e)
   of sub-rule (1) of Rule 11, for the first time, Nepalese currency equivalent to US dollars 700 and in
   getting renewal Nepalese currency equivalent to US dollars 1200 annually shall be levied.

9. While regularizing the visas of those foreigners who have stayed without getting the validity
   of business, study and non-tourist visas extended: In the case of those who have stayed without
   getting the validity of business, study and non-tourist visas extended, an additional fee at the rate of
   50% of the fees chargeable pursuant to these Rules for the visas on which they have stayed for the
   period not exceeding 30 days and at the rate of 100% for the period thereafter shall be charged.

10. If single entry, double entry and multiple entry facility has to be obtained in other visa except
    the tourist and business visa: Nepalese currency equivalent to 25, 40 and 60 American Dollars
    respectively.

11. Other fees: (c) If the tourist visa has to be issued to the foreigner who enters without obtaining the
    visa from the entry point, Nepalese currency equivalent to the fees chargeable pursuant to these
    Rules plus an additional 25 percent fees thereof. (d) Nepalese currency equivalent to 20 American
    Dollars in issuing the travel document. (e) Nepalese currency equivalent to one American Dollar in
    certifying arrival or departure or transferring visa.
12. Computation of visa fees: The fees shall be computed, in computing the period for purposes of the
    fees of the visas other than the tourist visa, so that visa fees shall be charged for up to 15 days if the
    visa be of a period less than 15 days and for one month if the visa be of a period more than 15 days
    but less than one month.
                                              Appendix 10
                                           (Related to rule 32)
                                APPLICATION FORM FOR TREKKING PERMIT


To,
The Director General,
Immigration Department.

As I would like to trek in the following area of the Kingdom of Nepal, I hereby apply setting out the following
details. I hereby request that if the permit is granted to me to trek in the mentioned area, I shall trek, subject
to the Immigration Rules, 2051 (1994) and the prevailing laws.
        1. Particulars of Tourist :-

       Name, surname :-
       Nationality :-
       Date of Birth :-
       Permanent address :-
       Temporary address :-
       Occupation :-
       Passport No. :-
       Date of Issue of Passport :-
       Place of Issue of entry visa :-
       Date of visa expiry :-
       2. Object of trekking : ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
       3. Place of trekking : ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
       4. Route of trekking : ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
       5. Duration of trekking :- From ..... ... ... ... To ... ... ... ... .. (... . ...days).
       6. Place from where trekking begins : .....................................................
       7. Place where trekking ends : ................................ ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
       8. Approximate expenditure for trekking :- ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... (mention in convertible foreign
       currency)
       Date :-

                                                                                                   ................................
                                                                                                 Signature of Applicant




NB :- If the route to the above-mentioned place is required, it has to be submitted along herewith.
                                                  Schedule -10(a)
                                                (Relating to Rule 32)

                                Application form for trekking permit through agency


                                  Subject :-Request for issuance of trekking permit


         To,
         The Director General,
         Immigration Department, Kathmandu.

            As the following tourists desire to go trekking through our licensed trekking agency, I hereby
         request that the trekking permit be issued to them. A sum of Rs. ......... is accompanied herewith for
         the fee for permit.
            We have charged / will charge a total of Rs. ......... as the service fees for trekking (mention in
         convertible foreign currency). We shall get them to trek only in the specified area and only along the
         specified route, by observing all terms directed by the Act and these Rules.

       The details of the tourist are as follows :
                                          Place and                     Area and           Place of
                            Passport                 Place of Date of
     Name,                                date of                       period of          start and   Route of
S.N.           Nationality No. Date of               arrival  expiry of
     Surname                              issue of                      trekking from-     end of      trekking
                            its expiry               and date visa
                                          entry visa                    to (days)          trekking
1.
2.
3.
4.


Copy to:
The Tax Office, ....................District           Of the authorised official of the
The Nepal Rastra Bank,                                  licensed agency :
Foreign Exchange Division.                                Name, Surname :
The Tourism Department,                                  Signature :
Tripureshwor, Kathmandu                                  Date :

     N.B. The reference copies of the Tax Office and the Nepal Rastra Bank have to be submitted to the
                                         Immigration Department.
                                       Schedule 11
                                   (Relating to Rule 33)
                                His Majesty's Government
                                 Ministry of Home Affairs
                                 Immigration Department


                                    TREKKING PERMIT


   In accordance with Rule 33 of the Immigration Rules, 2051(1994) the permit is hereby issued to
the following tourist to trek in the following area (except the restricted areas in that area) from
(date)..........to ...........(date)............

1. Name, surname :
2. Nationality :
3. Permanent address :
4. Temporary address in Nepal :
5. Passport No :
6. Validity of Nepalese visa : Date :
7. The area permitted for trekking :
8. The route specified for trekking :
9. Point of starting of trekking :
10. Point of ending of trekking :
11. Name of a trekking agency, if trekking is made through the agency :
12. Trekking permit No. :

Date :


                                                                                   .............................
                                                                                  Immigration Officer
                                                                                        Code No.


N.B. 1. Trekking in any area or along any route except the specified area of route shall be deemed
to be violation of law.
2. Trekking permit should be kept along with the trekker while trekking.
3. Trekking permit has to be shown to immigration employees or police it they so require.
                                            Schedule 12
                                        (Relating to Rule 39)
                                        Trekking Permit Fees


1. For Upper Mustang Area and Upper Dolpa Area: 700 American Dollars or other convertible foreign
   currency equivalent thereto for each person for the first 10 days and 70 American Dollars or other
   convertible foreign currency equivalent thereto for each person thereafter.

2. For Manaslu Area: 90 American Dollars or other convertible foreign currency equivalent thereto for
   each week from September to November and 75 American Dollars or other convertible foreign
   currency equivalent thereto for each person for each week from December to August.

3. For Area including the way to Tibetan area via Simikot, Yari Limu, Muchu Khola of Darma Village
   Development Committee of Humla District : U. S. Dollars 90 or other convertible currency equivalent
   thereto for each person for each week.

4. For Lower Dolpa Area: 10 American Dollars or other convertible foreign currency equivalent thereto
   for each person each week for the first four weeks and American Dollars or other convertible foreign
   currency equivalent thereto 20 American Dollars or other convertible foreign currency equivalent
   thereto for each week thereafter.

4. (a) For Area of Olangchuggola, Lelep, Papung, Yamphudian Village Development Committees of
   Taple?jung District, Kimathanka, Chepuwa, Hatiya, Pawakhola Villagg Development Committees of
   the Sankhuwasabha District and all North?West area way from Thame to Nangpala of Namche
   Village Development Committees of Solukhumbu District : U.S. Dollars 10 or other convertible
   currency equivalent thereto for each person each week for first four weeks and U.S. Dollars 20 or
   other convertible currency thereto for each person per week thereafter.

4. (b). For Thamune ?and Timure Area of Rasuwa District : U. S. Dollars 10 or other convertible
   currency equivalent thereto for each person each week.

4. (c). For Nar, Fu of Manang District and North Area of Tilchhe Village of Thochhe Village
   Development Committee: U. S. Dollars 90 or other convertible currency equivalent thereto for each
   person each week from September to November and U. S. Dollars 75 or other convertible currency
   equivalent thereto for each person each week from December to August.

4. (d). For Mugu, Dolpu, Pulu and Bhangri Area of Mugu District : U. S. Dollars 90 or other convertible
   currency equivalent thereto for each person for each first 7 days and U. S. Dollars 15 or convertible
   currency equivalent thereto for each person each day thereafter.

4. (e). For Area including the way to Tibet area via Limi, Muchu Village Development Committees and
   Tangekhola of Darma Village Development Committee of Humla District : U. S. Dollars 90 or other
   convertible currency equivalent thereto for each person for first 7 days and U. S. Dollars 15 or other
   convertible currency equivalent thereto for each person each day thereafter.

4. (f). For Area of Kanda, Saipal and Dhuli of the Bajhang District : U. S. Dollars 90 or other convertible
   currency equivalent thereto for each person for each first 7 days and U. S. Dollars 15 or other
   convertible currency equivalent thereto for each person each day thereafter.

4. (g). For Area of Vyas Village Development Committee of the Darchula District : U. S. Dollars 90 or
   other convertible currency equivalent thereto for each person each week and U. S. Dollars 15 or
   other convertible currency equivalent thereto for each person each day thereafter
5. In other trekking region: For other trekking region, except the region as mentioned above, US dollars
   or other convertible foreign currency as prescribed by His Majesty's Government in the notification
   published in the Nepal Gazette.

6. Fee can be paid in Nepalese currency: Notwithstanding any thing contained in serial numbers
   1,2,3,4 and 5, the Indian national can pay the fee in Nepalese currency equivalent to US dollars as
   mentioned in the same serial numbers.
                                                    Schedule -13
                                               (Relating to Rule 44 (2)
                                                  Expulsion Order


       Since the acts committed by you, Mr. ... aged ............ citizen of ... holding Passport No.
......................issued on ................. have violated the Immigration Act, Immigration Rules and the prevailing
Nepal law, this notice is hereby issued, by virtue of the decision of ..............................., that under Rule
44(2) of the Immigration Rules, 2051 (1994), you have been expelled from the Kingdom of Nepal
disqualifying you from entering into the Kingdom of Nepal ................from .................to ................


The acts / things committed
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