Nepal COVID Restrictions and Travel Updates

Nepal is slowly recovering from COVID 19. Now the lockdown is ended people’s lives are slowly going back to Nepal.

Many Trekking routes are opening from the end of September. Nepal is opened for travelers with some requirements

Now some flights are being operated in Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu Nepal. All the passengers should follow health and quarantine protocols.

Nepal Updated Travel Protocol

Fully vaccinated travelers do not require staying in quarantine and a visa is on arrival. Non-vaccinated travelers require to stay in quarantine and should apply for a visa from Embassy or you can get a visa on arrival if you have a recommendation letter from Travel Agent.

Documents required for Travelling Nepal

Fully Vaccinated Certificate

Hotel Booking

Visa on arrival for Vaccinated travelers

RT PCR Negative report within 72 hours


Note: Travellers should be fully vaccinated at least 14 days before Travel

You need to do a Rapid antigen Test upon arrival or at the hotel.

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Nepal COVID Restrictions and Travel Updates

Nepal COVID Restrictions and Travel Updates Past


Visa on arrival was suspended temporarily due to a corona pandemic.

You Can only apply for a visa via Nepalese Embassay and mission.


You should show Negative PCR Report ideally with a photo and Barcode
Travel Insurance
Hotel Booking
Fill up CCMC Form and Print a Barcode or Keep Screenshot.

What are the documents you should show to airlines during the time of boarding

  • Visa
    • Travel Insurance
    • Negative PCR test Report
    • Hotel Booking Confirmation
    • CMC form Filled barcode
    • Airlines can deny boarding if every document is not presented

After arriving in Nepal

Nepal COVID Restrictions and Travel Updates
Nepal COVID Restrictions and Travel Updates

7 Days Quarantine is mandatory, Fully vaccinated travelers with negative PCR reports doesn’t require to stay at qurantine
At the end of the 7 Day quarantine proof of which should be there in hotel reservations, one can move within Nepal, provided the area is not under lockdown.

According to the Government Decision of Nepal on Nepal COVID Restrictions and Travel Updates on 21 June 2021, All travelers traveling from abroad should follow all the mentioned Health protocols compulsory

  • Must present RT PCR or equivalent negative test report within 72 Hours from Swab Collection time to Departure Time of Flight with photo identification and Bar Code
  • Must present the printed Barcode obtained by filling International Online Depature Form on COVID 19 Crisis Managment Center Website
  • Should have evidence of Hotel Booking for 7 Days of Qurantine in Goverment Listed Qurantine Hotels

Following Travellers with proper evidence can self-quarantine Themselves

  • Travellers with Complete COVID 19 Certificate
  • Travellers travelling for emergency Purposes like Funerals and mourning who have negative test antigen report and recommndation by concerned local Levels
  • sick people ,Senior citizens above 70 years children below 5 years with gurdain disable people with negative test antigen report and recommndation by concerned local Levels
  • Government employees,security personnels,diplomats,Staffer in Diplomatic mission in Nepal and their Families volunteers involved in mission of Human Trafficing Victims and Nepalese Stranded Abroad based on their office recommendations
  • Airline Crew Members

The government of Nepal ( Council of Ministers ) on 21 June 2021 issued the COVID 19 Crisis Management ordinance-2021 on Nepal COVID Restrictions and Travel Updates

Nepal Quarantine Rules

Nepal Quarantine rules made by the decision of COVID 19 Crisis Management Center is

  1. Fully vaccinated passengers are not requried to stay at qurantine
  2. All the passengers should follow all the health protocols issued by Qurantine Hotel.
  3. Passengers should only book listed Qurantine Hotels.
  4. Cannot meet the outside people withouth an emergency
  5. If in case of any symptoms seen one should inform the hotel

Nepal Quarantine Rules for Vaccinated Person

No Quarantine is required for Fully Vaccinated Travellers

You can go through following links for latest updates by Nepal Goverment

Nepal COVID Restrictions and Travel Updates


Department of immigration Nepal

Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal

You can Check the Nepal Daily Flight Schedule

Is Nepal on the red list for COVID

Yes, Nepal is listed as a Red zone country due to the COVID 19 cases.

Can I travel to Nepal right now

Yes, you can travel by following all the COVID 19 and quarantine protocols issued by the Government of Nepal.

Nepal COVID Restrictions and Travel Updates