Embassy of India, Kathmandu, Nepal

Visa & Passport

Stay Connected

Notice - Visa & Passport

Consular Grievances Monitoring System (MADAD)

Ministry of External Affairs, India  has launched a web portal "Consular Grievances Monitoring System (MADAD). Anyone who has any issue regarding Consular or Community services provided by Embassy of India Kathmandu may register and track his latest status and processing done on his/her grievance. For further details please visit the following website:



Carrying satellite phone to India is prohibited

Visa applicants may kindly note that it is prohibited to carry a satellite phone to India. Hence, all foreigners trevelling to India are advised to desist from carrying the same as it may invite punitive measures against the defaulters.

Tourist Visa on Arrival Facility at Four Additional Airports


Tourist Visa on Arrival Facility at Four Additional Airports viz. Trivandrum, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kochi has been extended with effect from 15.08.2013.


A decision has been taken by the Government of India to make it a mandatory requirement for all applicants to apply online for an Indian visa. Therefore, with effect from 19.11.2012 all online visa applications by ordinary passport holders will be accepted for scrutiny and processing only at India Visa Service Centre (IVSC), House No.296, Kapurdhara Marg (adjacent to Indian Embassy, Kathmandu). Online applications of Diplomatic, Official, UNLP & Other International Organizations will continue to be accepted at the Indian Embassy. 


Indian Visa Service Centre (IVSC)

House No.296, Kapurdhara Marg, Kathmandu

(Adjacent to Indian Embassy, Kathmandu)

Tel: 009771-4001516      

Fax: 009771-4001517

E-Mail: visa.india@nsbl.com.np

Website: www.nepalsbi.com.np/visa 


Applications for obtaining visa of all categories to India need to be submitted at IVSC only. Applications for official visa of Diplomatic/ Official passport holders, Officials of the United Nations & other International Organizations will continue to get official visa directly from the Indian Embassy. Visa for private visits of these categories will be provided through IVSC.


Liberalization of Police Verification procedure for passport issuance

  • India Development Foundation for Overseas Indians (IDF-OI)

    April 13, 2016

    Government of India sets up India Development Foundation for Overseas Indians (IDF-OI)

  • Advisory on Import and Distribution of Relief Materials in Nepal

    May 2, 2015

    Subsequent to the massive earthquake that struck Nepal on 25th April, 15, Government of Nepal has issued number of instructions and guidelines for simplifying import and distribution of relief materials. However, there have been certain doubts expressed by various individuals and organizations regarding procedu

  • Indian army medical team in action

    April 30, 2015

    Indian Army medical team treating Nepalese at Rajdal Gana at Lagankhel, Lalitpur 

  • Indians evacuated from Kathmandu

    April 30, 2015

    Over 10,000  stranded Indians evacuated from Kathmandu by bus to UP, Bihar and Uttarakhand

  • Bus accident in Nepal - Helpline +977-9851107021, +977-1-4411027

    April 22, 2015

    An Indian number plate bus, operated by Shri Hari Tours & Travels, Gujarat bearing Registration No.GJ14X9900 carrying around 50 Indian pilgrims met with an accident at Naubise, Dhading district early this morning. It is estimated that around 17 dead bodies have been recovered so far while 27 have been rescu

  • Emergency Telephone Number of Indian Missions/Posts for Grievances

    April 16, 2015

  • Indian Army Everest Massif Expedition 2015

    April 15, 2015

    The team of Indian Army heading to accomplish Indian Army Everest Massif Expedition 2015 have reached Lukla, Nepal.

  • Open House for resident Indian nationals

    April 8, 2015

    Embassy of India, Kathmandu is holding an Open House for resident Indian nationals on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 1600-1700 hrs at Consular Hall. The main aim of holding the Open House is to increase interaction with the Indian community living in Nepal and ensure redressal of their grievances, if any. <

  • Holiday on Tuesday April 14, 2015

    April 1, 2015

    It has been decided that Tuesday, April 14, 2015 will be a closed holiday on account of the birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar for the Embassy of India, Kathmandu.

  • Enthronement of Supreme Chariot

    March 19, 2015

    Ambassador of India, Shri Ranjit Rae participating in Bhimarathorohan ceremony (Enthronement of Supreme Chariot / celebration of the first Janku at the of 78) of Buddhi Raj Bajracharya at Yasodhar Mahavihar in Lalitpur on Thursday, March 19, 2015

Visa & Passport