Covid Entry Check: Nepal Travel Restrictions

This Nepal dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

  • Partially Open
  • Up to 10 Days
Last reviewed on 19 Jan 2022, 05:05AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
269.3% (last 7 days)
13.65% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to Citizens and PRs, Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs, the following travellers may also enter:
• Travellers with a Laissez-Passer issued by United Nations
• Travelelrs with a toursit entry visa
• Foreign nationals of Nepali origin whose passport states nepal as place of birth
• Travellers with a confirmation letter that a visa on arrival has been approved before departure by the government of Nepal.

Other important information:
• Flights to Nepal are suspended except for flights from China, India, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, Malaysia, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and UAE
• Covid-19 PCR test must have a photo and a barcode
• Foreign nationals must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival.
• Foreign nationals who are not fully vaccinated must have a copy of permits such us mountaineering or trekking permits.
• Travellers who are not fully vaccinated must have a hotel reservation confirmation.
• Travellers are not allowed to transit through Nepal to India.

For Botswana, Eswatini, Hong Kong, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe:
Travellers arriving from or who have been in these countries in the past 3 weeks are not allowed to enter.

What to expect in Nepal?

📝 Before your trip

You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
Form Details:
Travellers must obtain an “International Traveler Online Arrival Form" at
- This does not apply to nationals of Nepal.

For more information:

You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a negative PCR test from an accepted establishment.
Your Certificate must be within 3 days of your arrival.
Testing Details:
Travellers must have a negative COVID-19 test result taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Tests accepted are GeneXpert, NAAT and RT-PCR.
- This does not apply to Travellers younger than 5 years.

For more information:

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival you will be required to complete a test for Covid, with .

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 10days; Quarantine served at a home or at a dedicated facility (cost borne to traveller) (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes). For more information:

🛂 Travel restrictions

The route is closed for travellers from Botswana, Eswatini, Hong Kong, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
There are no routes with fewer restrictions (i.e. Green Lanes) at this time.
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