Nepal temporarily suspends on-arrival visa for nationals of eight countries

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Kathmandu, March 9
The government has decided to temporarily suspend visa-on-arrival for the nationals of China, including special administrative regions, Iran, South Korea, Italy, Japan, France, Germany and Spain that have been highly affected by coronavirus. Suspension for on-arrival visa for China, Iran, Italy, South Korea and Japan will be effective from March 10 while for France, Germany and Spain visa suspension will be effective from March 13. 
However, nationals from these countries willing to visit Nepal can obtain visa beforehand from the Nepali missions abroad. Those applicants and also the nationals transiting from these counties bound to arrrive Nepal are required to submit a recently issued health certificate stating that they are not infected by COVID-19 along with their visa applications. The health certificate will be scrutinized both at the immigration at the airport in Kathmandu and at the land border entry-exit points of Nepal.
Issuing a press statement the government has said that the health certificate be recently produced maximum seven days earlier before the time of arrival in Nepal.
"Travellers transiting from these countries bound to arrive in Nepal are also required to submit a recently issued health certificate along with their visa documents upon arrival at the land POE (Point of Entry and Exit) in Nepal," reads the statement.
The travellers are recommended to use the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, as POE. 

Last modified on 2020-03-10 11:11:23

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