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Nepal visa requirements for Indian citizens

Do Indian citizens need a visa for Nepal?

Indian citizens do not need a tourist visa when travelling to Nepal in 2024. Indian passport holders can stay in Nepal for a short period of time. Please, read all the information below to make your trip easy and safe.

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Updated: 02/09/2024.

Entry requirements

visa free

Purpose of travel


Passport validity for travel to Nepal

Passport must be valid for 6 months on arrival.

Is it safe to travel to Nepal?

Nepal has a current risk level of 3.3 (out of 5). We advise to use some caution when travelling Nepal. The safety index is based on travel advisories from independent 6 sources.

Safety index is provided by 02/07/2024.

Nepal customs rules

Duty-free allowance

Tobacco limit

  • Restricted to travellers 21 years and over;
  • 200 cigarettes;
  • 50 cigars;
  • 250 grams of tobacco.

Bringing alcohol

  • Restricted to travellers 21 years and over;
  • 12 cans or beers;
  • 1 litre of spirits.

Other goods

  • Personal medicine up to a value of Rs1000.
  • Food stuff up to a value of Rs5000.
  • Fresh fruit up to a value of RS2000.
  • Personal goods, including clothing, souvenirs, one personal computer, etc.

For further information, please visit the Nepal Department of Customs.

Find more information on the customs regulations of Nepal page.

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