Business Visa in Nepal

BUSINESS VISA

BUSINESS VISA FOR WHOM?- Rule 9 of Immigration Rule 2051

RESPONSIBLE AUTHORITY: Department of Immigration (grant, regulate and renew business visa)

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  1. Online Application
  2. Recommendation letter from Department of Industry or concerned line agency of Government
  3. Bio Data  ( for first time applicants)
  4. Foreign Investment Acceptance letter from the Department of Industry
  5. Copy of Company Registration Certificate
  6. Copy of PAN/VAT certificate
  7. Copy of Share certificate
  8. Copy of Industry Registration Certificate
  9. Copy of Passport and latest visa
  10. Latest tax clearance (regular visa)
  11. Industry Monitoring and Supervision report
  12. Progress report of company or industry (for renewal)
  13. Certified copy of operation of a bank account in the name of the company

PROCEDURE:

STEP 1- a) Receiving the recommendation letter from DOI (Industry) or concerned line agency of government of Nepal

  1. b) DOI will conduct inspection before providing the recommendation.

STEP 2- The DOI (Immigration) will provide the business visa based on the recommendation letter.

PERIOD OF ISSUE:

  • Issue for at least a month up to 1 year or for whole five years at a time
  • Can be renewed

BUSINESS VISA FEE:

Business Visa Processing fee varies with the amount of investment made.

  • Investor investing less than 10 million (NRS) – USD 35/month, USD400/year, USD 1000 for five years
  • Investor Investing more than 10 million (NRS) – USD 20/month, USD200/year, USD 500 for five years
  • Investor Investing more than 100 million (NRS) – No

CHARGES:

If Business Visa applicant has made investment of more than 10 million (NRS), ‘Share Details’ is mandatory along with other necessary documents for visa processing.

LAWS:

  • Immigration Act 1992
  • Immigration Rules 1994
  • Foreign Investment and Technology Transfer Act (FITTA) 2019

Disclaimer: This writing is prepared to share general information only and for legal purposes, advice of legal professionals is must. 

RELATED PROFESSIONALS:

  • ADVOCATE AJAYA SHRESTHA
  • ADVOCATE PRABIN SHRESTHA

FOR DETAIL INFORMATION:

Worldwide Legal Service

Anamnagar, Kathmandu

Phone: +977-9841095964, 

Mail to: [email protected]

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