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Ministry of Home Affairs

Immigration Office Rasuwa

Government of Nepal
Ministry of Home Affairs

Immigration Office Rasuwa

Gosaikunda RM 2, Ghattekhola

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Gosaikunda RM 2, Ghattekhola


The Department of Immigration (DOI) is the principal authority to execute and implement the immigration laws of Nepal. Established under the Ministry of Home Affairs (Government of Nepal), it is assigned with responsibility of monitoring, controlling and regulating entry, exit and stay of foreign nationals in Nepal. Furthermore, it shoulders obligation of managing entry and exit (Arrival and Departure) of Nepali citizens to and from Nepal.

 The Department of Immigration  is guided by legal framework laid down by Immigration Act, 2049; Immigration Regulation, 2051 & Immigration Procedure, 2065 and thus derives functions of issuing Visa, Trekking Permit, detaining and investigating on violations or breaching of the Immigration laws of country and filing lawsuits in the court. These functions are administered through DOI office (Kathmandu) and ten Entry and Exit points including Immigration office, TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport).

On Arrival tourist visas are issued by Immigration Offices at Entry and Exit points except Immigration office, Pokhara. Immigration office, Pokhara extends Tourist Visa and issues trekking permits for restricted areas trekking unlike other Entry and Exit points. Tourist visa extension can be done from the Department of Immigration, Kathmandu. Non Tourist visa is issued and extended only from the DOI office, Kathmandu.

The Department of Immigration is working in close coordination with other stakeholders for safer migration and tourism promotion. We have been promoting tourism via 'On Arrival' Tourist visa at TIA – the only International Airport of Nepal, where our officials are at work 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. We are constantly looking for ways to introduce reforms and innovation in our service delivery as well as to accomplish our roles & responsibilities dictated by the governing immigration rules and regulations.

Office Hours:

Sunday to Thursday: 10.30 AM. – 5.00 PM. in summer
Sunday to Thursday: 10.30 AM. – 4.00 PM in winter (Nov. to Jan.)
Friday: 10.30 AM. -  3.00 PM in summer
Friday: 10.30 AM. -  2.00 PM in winter (Nov. to Jan.)

Visa Application Hours:

Sunday to Thursday: 10.30 AM. – 3.00 PM
Friday: 10.30 AM – 2.00 PM

11.00 AM - 1.00 PM (Saturday and Other Public Holidays)



Immigration Office, Tribhuvan International Airport

TIA Chief: Mr. Homnath Thapaliya

Mobile no. +977-9851140010
Tel: 01-4485173, 01-4113045
Fax: 01-4113090


Immigration Office , Bhairahawa

Immigration Officer: Mr. Giriraj Khanal

Mobile no. +977-9857063991
Tel: 071-418020
Fax: 071-520629

Immigration Office, Pokhara

Immigration Officer: Mr. Ramchandra Adhikari
Mobile no. 
+977- 9856074666
Tel: 061-465167
Fax: 061-465167


Immigration Office, Kodari

Immigration Officer: Mr. Krishna Sapkota

Mobile no. +977-9857624000

Tel: 011-840196
Fax: 011-840196


Immigration Office, Kakarvitta

Immigration Officer: Mr. Ram Prasad Fuyel
Mobile no. 
Tel: 023-562054
Fax: 023-563569

Immigration Office, Birgunj

Immigration Officer: Sanju Sunar

Mobile no. +977-9845816788

Tel: 051-527447

Fax: 051-527447


Immigration Office, Nepalgunj

Immigration Officer:  Mrs. Shanti Neupane

Mobile no. +977-9848054228

Tel: 081-412005

Fax: 081-412005


Immigration Office, Dhangadhi

Immigration Officer: Mr. Omkar Shah

Mobile no. +977-9841218087

Tel: 091-523246

Fax: 091-416246


Immigration Office, Kanchanpur

Mr. Padam Raj Bhatta

Mobile no. +977-9848977057

Tel: 099-402004

Fax: 099-402004


Immigration Office, Rashuwagadi


Mobile no. +977-9841558378


Mobile no. +977-9842174440

Fax: 010-540133

Last Updated : 2023-10-01 02:07:21 02:07:21
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