Conditions to be followed by foreign nationals after entering Nepal

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Sep 24,2021

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Conditions to be followed by foreign nationals after entering Nepal

As per the prevailing law, unarrival visa will be issued to the citizens of the country who have obtained the amount of covid vaccine as per the prevailing law.The order states that such foreign nationals should submit the following documents in addition to other documents required for the visa when applying for a visa at the immigration entry point of Nepal:

  • Evidence of completion of 14 days of full dose of covid vaccine,
  • Evidence of a negative report of a covid test within 72 hours of being checked in for a flight,
  • A copy of the permit in respect of mountaineering and trekking and other matters for which permission has to be obtained,
  • Proof of hotel booking in Nepal.

Conditions to be followed by foreign nationals after entering Nepal

  • You must stay in the hotel quarantine at your own expense
  • Covid testing or living in isolation and other expenses including insurance should be borne by the foreign national
  • All foreign nationals visiting Nepal should be tested immediately if they have symptoms of covid and if they report positive, they should be isolated.

The government has also set conditions for the arrival of Nepali or non-resident Nepalis.

Evidence of having a negative report of covid test within 72 hours of checking in on a Nepali flight residing abroad or traveling abroad or going for foreign employment after completing 14 days of completion of covid vaccine and a print out of the form to be filled by the person coming to Nepal.Such persons will be allowed to go to the destination if they do not have symptoms of covid when entering.

Fully vaccinated travelers!

Nepal on Thursday threw away the seven-day quarantine requirement and resumed issuing on-arrival visas to all vaccinated foreign travelers in a bid to bring its virus-ravaged tourism industry back to life.Visitors should have received their last dose of Covid-19 vaccine at least 14 full days prior to entering Nepal.

Before boarding a flight to Nepal, all vaccinated travelers will have to present a negative Covid-19 test result taken 72 hours prior to the departure, and fill up the international travelers’ online form at www.ccmc.gov.np and have a printed copy to apply for on-arrival visa at the airport, according to the travel protocol published by the Tourism Ministry on Thursday.

If they test positive, they will be sent to an isolation centre or hospital recommended by the Health Ministry. According to the new rules, if there is no antigen testing facility at the airport or immigration point, foreigners have to undergo the test at the hotel. They will be allowed to leave the hotel if the test comes back negative.

Not vaccinated travelers!

Those who are not vaccinated or partially vaccinated will not get on-arrival visas. They have to get their entry permits from Nepali diplomatic missions, and also spend 10 days in quarantine in government-listed hotels.

“Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated tourists have to mandatorily quarantine themselves at the hotel for 10 days at their own expense. On the 11th day, if they test negative, they are free to travel,” according to the new rule.

All expenses for testing for Covid-19, isolation and insurance should be borne by the travellers themselves. Travel and trekking agencies are responsible for enforcing all conditions set by the new rule.Hotels will be responsible for implementing quarantine and isolation.

If visitors don't abide by the rules, the hotel should inform the police or other agencies concerned, according to the rule.

International Traveller Online Arrivals Forms https://ccmc.gov.np/arms/person_add_en.php