Open with restrictions

Nepal Travel Restrictions

75.30% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 75.23% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from the United States can enter Nepal with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from the United States 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 NepalTraveling from the United States to Nepal

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from the United States 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 the United States 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 the United States from Nepal

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Nepal must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departure to the United States.

Details and exceptions
Effective:December 6th, 2021: A COVID-19 negative test result taken within 1 day before departure must be presented to the airline before boarding your flight. This applies to ALL incoming air travelers, regardless of vaccination status or nationality.
Children under the age of 2 are exempt from test requirements as well as travelers who have both valid proof or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 90 days and a letter from a valid healthcare authority who has stated that they are cleared for travel. Refer to the CDC Website for more details.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Nepal are not required to quarantine upon entering the United States.

Details and exceptions
Foreign nationals (non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. immigrants) who are not fully vaccinated and are permitted to travel to the US by air by meeting certain vaccine exemptions are required to self quarantine for 7 days, unless they have a valid COVID-19 recovery document.
Travelers should also follow state and local requirements and recommendations after travel.

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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