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Nepal Travel Restrictions

191.8 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
8.45% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 7.70% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from Canada need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Nepal.
For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Nepal for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.

Nepal entry details and exceptions

Travelers must have a visa or prior approval document

Trekkers and mountaineers must have a confirmed hotel reservation that allows at least 7 days shielding or quarantine in Nepal.

Trekkers and mountaineers must possess a medical travel insurance with international coverage of at least USD 5,000 that covers COVID-19 before traveling.


Outgoing travel to NepalTraveling from Canada to Nepal

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Nepal.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Nepal.

Details and exceptions

Foreign tourists no longer need to follow quarantine protocols, if they have taken both doses of COVID vaccine.

At day 5 of quarantine, trekkers and mountaineers must take a PCR test at their own expense before proceeding with their trek or expedition.


Return travelReturning to Canada from Nepal

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Nepal must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.

Exceptions

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Canada at their own expense. Travelers are also required to take another COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 of their 14-day quarantine. They will receive a COVID-19 test kit and instructions before leaving the airport/border. Those who refuse will receive a $750 fine.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Nepal will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Canada.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost.

Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Nepal

Masks:Required in public spaces and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open
Bars:Open

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Canada can enter Nepal but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 14 days

  • Travelers from from Canada are required to isolate for 14 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Canada will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in public spaces and public transportation.

  • Open