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Nepal: Covid-19 travel restrictions

Updated information as of 03/27/2023
International travel to Nepal is permitted. It is necessary to comply with the requirements to ensure that entry is permitted. Transmission of COVID-19 is unknown in Nepal. The level of transmission is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated in March 2023.

Nepal: these restrictions are still in force

Nepal: is a vaccine necessary to travel there?

Travelers who present a valid certificate of full vaccination against COVID-19 are exempt from pre-departure testing and testing upon arrival. The last dose must have been administered at least 14 days prior to departure. Full details can be found at

Nepal: is a PCR test necessary to travel there?

Unvaccinated travelers must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test within the previous 72 hours upon arrival. RT-PCR, True NAAT and Gene Xpert tests are acceptable.
Travelers who have been fully vaccinated with Covid-19 for more than 14 days are not affected by this measure.

But also...

Unvaccinated travelers may be tested for antigenic diseases free of charge upon arrival. If the test is positive, travelers should follow the instructions of the health authorities.
Travelers who have been fully vaccinated for more than 14 days are not affected by this measure.

Nepal: are medical examinations required for travelers?

All passengers are subject to health checks upon arrival, such as temperature checks and visual assessment. Additional health tests may be required for those with symptoms of COVID-19.

Nepal: are other Covid-19 restrictions still in place?

Foreign travelers may be required to present proof of travel insurance and a confirmed hotel reservation.

This means that... :
  • No health pass is required by this country
  • No quarantine is required upon arrival in this country
  • No health form is required to go to this country

Nepal: is the country living normally with Covid-19?

  • Proof of vaccination may be required for access to certain facilities and establishments. More restrictive or more lenient guidelines may be in effect depending on the region visited. We recommend that you stay informed of official guidelines throughout your trip.
  • Face masks are required in health care facilities and on public transportation. Some facilities may still require a face mask to enter.
  • Public transportation operates but there may be variations from the usual schedule depending on the district.
  • Restaurants are open. Closing times and additional restrictions may vary by region.
  • Bars are open. Closing times and additional restrictions may vary by region.
  • Nightclubs are open. Closing hours and additional restrictions may vary by region.
  • Shops and services are open with appropriate safety measures, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Closing hours and restrictions may vary by region.

Country restrictions

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