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Government of Nepal
Ministry of Home affairs

Department of Immigration

Kalikasthan, Dillibazar, Kathmandu.

Residential Visa - a) Foreigner who wants to live in Nepal without doing any business


  1. Receipt of Online application
  2. Bank statement of USD 20,000
  3. Certificate having regular income at least USD 20,000 per year
  4. Character Certificate
  5. No Objection letter from concerned country of Embassy
  6. Health certificate issued by TU Teaching Hospital
  7. The evidence of completing 60 years (or) proof of retirement
  8. Copy of valid passport and recent Nepalese visa
  9. For renewal Expenditure Statement of USD 20,000

Charge (English)

Nepalese Currency Equivalent to USD 700 per year, USD 1200 for renewal charge, USD 100 for persons who have been residing in Nepal before the amendment to Rules 11 (1) of Immigration Rules in 2058 B.S. (1998 AD)


Duration (English)

The next day after the approval of the Home Ministry / the same day in case of renewal