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Monday 8th Aug 2022
Government of Nepal to waive visa fee for tourists

Government of Nepal to waive visa fee for touristsTourists arriving to Nepal will not need to pay fee for visa if the motion sent by the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoTCA) is approved by the government of Nepal.

MoTCA has suggested the government of Nepal to abandon visa fee at least for the campaign time in order to draw more foreign tourists to the country and make Nepal Tourism Year 2011 campaign a huge accomplishment.
Since, more than half a million foreign tourists had arrived Nepal in 2009, so the country has aimed a goal to greeting more than one million foreign tourists in 2011.

The motion have been send to Ministry of Finance to include it in the budget for fiscal year 2010/11 said, Mr. Laxman Bhattarai, Spokesperson and Joint Secretary of MoTCA.

He notified that the motion to present free-visa regime was worked out by the Nepal Tourism Year 2011 National Coordination Committee.

Recently, visitors from the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation countries get visa free of cost whereas foreign visitors need to pay 25 U.S. dollars for visa for 15 days and 40 dollars for a month.