Nepal is a land of bountiful opportunities for foreign and domestic business alike. Nepal has a chunk of business opportunities in terms of its tourism, handicrafts, handloom, herbal products and many other industries which provide huge scope for investment.
Looking to start a business in Nepal or invest in one of its home-bound industries? Then you’ll have to apply for a Business Visa.
Here’s all you need to know!
The Government of Nepal grants business visa to:
When applying for a business visa, applicants have to produce the following documents to the Department of Immigration:
Business Visa Validity
Applicants can apply for a Business Visa for 1 month- 1 year period or even for five years at a time. Also, a business visa involves a multiple re-entry facility, irrespective of the time period.
Business Visa Fees
The Business Visa fee varies according to the amount of business investment made:
|Investment Amount (NPR)||Visa Fee for 1 Month (USD)||Visa Fee for 1 Year (USD)||Visa Fee for 5 Years (USD)|
|Less than 10 Million||30||300||1000|
|More than 10 Million||10||100 with multiple re-entry||300 with multiple re-entry|
|More than 100 Million||–||–||–|
Please note: If applicant has made a payment of more than NPR 10 million, then he/she should furnish details of the same along with other visa processing documents (listed above)
Types of Investors and Visas
Please note: Once applicants receive the DOI’s recommendation, they should apply to the Department of Immigration with the prescribed form.
Investors applying for a business visa to the DOI including extensions should apply with the prescribed form in the investment manual of page 69 in Appendix 14
Applicants availing a Business Visa may also apply for:
We hope this information is helpful in getting your business visa.
All the best for your new venture!
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