Nepal passport visa free countries, which countries are visa-free for a Nepal passport?

Nepal passport holders have visa-free access to some destinations like Indonesia, Dominica, Madagascar and the Seychelles. For other destinations such as the USA and the European Union, Nepali citizens need to apply for a visa in advance.

Nepal passport visa-free countries

Holders of a Nepal passport have visa-free travel to some countries. If you have a Nepali passport, you can visit these countries without first obtaining a visa:

  • Cook Islands
  • Dominica
  • Gambia
  • Haiti
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Micronesia
  • Niue
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Visa on arrival for Nepal passport

You can travel with a Nepali passport, and get a visa on arrival, to the following countries or territories. Citizens of Nepal can get a visa on arrival when they travel to these countries, that means that you don’t need a visa before travelling there:

  • Bolivia
  • Cambodia
  • Cape Verde
  • Comoros
  • Egypt
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Kenya
  • Laos
  • Madagascar
  • Maldives
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Palau
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Somalia
  • Tanzania
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda

Visa online for Nepal passport

These are countries that require a e-visa or an eTA, electronic travel authorization, for citizens of Nepal. In these countries, and territories, Nepali nationals need to get a e-visa or an eTA online before travelling:

eTA, electronic travel authorization

  • Sri Lanka

e-visa, visa online

  • Albania
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Benin
  • Colombia
  • Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Djibouti
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Georgia
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lesotho
  • Malaysia
  • Moldova
  • Montserrat
  • Myanmar
  • Norfolk Island
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • South Sudan
  • St. Helena
  • Suriname
  • Tajikistan
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vietnam
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Visa required for Nepal passport

Citizens of Nepal need to get a visa before travelling to these countries and territories:

Afghanistan, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Congo, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Eswatini, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French West Indies, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Malawi, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mayotte, Mexico, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, North Macedonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Palestinian Territories, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Reunion, Romania, Russia, Saint Lucia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, St. Maarten, St. Pierre and Miquelon, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, US Virgin Islands, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, Wallis and Futuna, and Yemen.


Sources: Visa Index Nepal passport

The above cover image was taken somewhere in Pokhara, Nepal. Photo by Terry Boynton on Unsplash