December 31, Kathmandu: The government has decided to allow entry into Nepal by staying in quarantine for 10 days at home in case 14 days of full vaccination and 72 hours of PCR test report is negative.
This is stated in the letter written by the Ministry of Home Affairs to the subordinate body for the implementation of the decision of the meeting regarding the amendment of the order issued by the Council of Ministers in December, according to Article 2 of the Infectious Diseases Act 2020.
It has been decided to give permission to stay at home quarantine to Nepali nationals and foreign nationals holding diplomatic or official passports or foreign visas who have been fully vaccinated within 14 days and the PCR test report is negative within 72 hours.
The letter also said that those Nepali citizens who have not completed the vaccination or have not completed the vaccination for less than 14 days should be tested for antigen at the Nepal entry point and those who report positive in the test should be sent to institutional isolation. The government has also instructed its subordinates to allow those who test negative to stay in home quarantine for 10 days.
The letter also states that foreigners who have not completed the vaccination or have not completed the vaccination for less than 14 days, hold a diplomatic or official passport, or have obtained a residence visa to be tested for antigen at the Nepal entry point.
The government has instructed those with negative test reports to be allowed to stay for 10 days in hotel quarantine or home quarantine under the responsibility of the concerned diplomatic mission.