IAESTE Nepal : Update on [COVID-19]

The Government of Nepal has decided to stop visa-on-arrival program for all the countries due to the outbreak of Novel Corona Virus [COVID-19]. As per the press released, the visa-on-arrival will be on halt from 14 March 2020 until 30 April 2020. Previously the visa-on-arrival was temporarily suspended for few of the countries.

Those willing to visit/travel Nepal can obtain visa beforehand from Nepali Missions abroad. The government of Nepal has made it mandatory for the applicants in these countries to submit a recently issued health certificate with tested Corona Virus Disease issued within a week with the visa application. Moreover, 14 days self and home quarantine has been made mandatory to everyone travelling to Nepal. We request anyone travelling to Nepal to be prepared before hand.