Open with restrictions

Nepal Travel Restrictions

75.30% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 75.24% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from India can enter Nepal with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from India can enter Nepal without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Nepal for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Nepal entry details and exceptions

Travelers are allowed to enter Nepal.


Outgoing travel to NepalTravelling from India to Nepal

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departing to Nepal.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
This testing requirement does not apply to fully vaccinated persons and travelers under the age of 5, and also to travelers with emergency situations who can travel without a test result but must quarantine on arrival in Nepal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering Nepal.

Documents
All travelers must have a printed copy of the International Traveler Online Arrival Form before traveling to Nepal. The form must be first completed online.

Return travelReturning to India from Nepal

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from Nepal must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Nepal are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Nepal

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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