Embassy of India, Kathmandu, Nepal

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Travel Advisory

March 17, 2017


This is to bring to kind notice of all Indians visiting Nepal (by air or by road) or transiting through Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, that they are allowed to carry only 50 grams gold ornaments and 100 grams silver ornaments. Any gold and/or silver ornament above this limit is liable to be seized, as per local law, involving fine or imprisonment or both.


2.      It may also be noted that in a number of instances, Indian nationals have come to Nepal with gold/silver in excess of the abovementioned amount and have faced considerable hardship.



3.      It is also advised that all Indians traveling to Nepal may make themselves acquainted about local customs law, available online at www.customs.gov.np, before traveling.

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