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Student Visa information

The Department of Immigration issues student visas to foreign students pursuing academic /non academic degree and research in Nepal, upon the recommendation of line agency (Ministry of Education). Visas are also issued for teachers/professors who are involved as an academician (teaching) in Nepal, upon the recommendations from the concerned agencies of Nepal government.

The necessary documents to apply for a visa are as follows:

  • Recommendation letter from Ministry of Education
  • University /College Admission Receipt (original)
  • Bank Statement (latest one week) with sufficient funds.
  • Online Application form  ( Link to Online Study Visa Application)
  • Copies of passport and latest Nepali Visa
  • Marriage Certificate and Birth Certificate ( for those applying their spouse and children as dependents)
  • Progress report Card (for renewal of  Student Visa)

Study Visa Fee Structure

Single Re-entry facility :  20 USD extra in addition to monthly Visa Fee

Multiple Re-entry facility : 60 USD extra in addition to monthly Visa Fee

S.No Study Category /Nationality of Passport holder Rate (USD)/per month
1 Academic 20
2 Non Academic 50
3 Research 40
4 Bangladesh 15
5 Bhutan 10
6 Maldives 25
7 Pakistan and Srilanka Gratis
8 India No Fee

Important links:

  1. http://online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/study-visa
  2. http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/page/study-visa