Working Visa in Nepal

WORKING VISA in Nepal

WHO ISSUES?

  • Department of Immigration [Non Tourist Visa Section]- provides non tourist visa based on
  1. on the recommendation from line agency [concerned Ministry of NG]
  2. Work Permit from the Department of Labour
  3. Work Agreement [excluding few exceptions] from the Ministry of Home Affairs

Tourist Visa- Foreign nationals undertaking paperwork and legal formalities for Work Visa with concerned institutions (Ministry/Department) of Nepal Government can stay in Nepal under 'Tourist Visas'.

Non-Tourist Visa- once all necessary paperwork is completed and applied  for 'Working Visa' at DOI.

Tourist visa gets automatically cancelled when visa category is changed from tourists to non-tourists.

Documents Required:

  1. Recommendation letter from the concerned Government line agency
  2. Work Permit from Department of Labor
  3. Work Agreement from Ministry of Home Affairs
  4. Appointment/contract letter
  5. Tax clearance of hiring organisation/ institution/agency
  6.  Tax clearance of applicant (for renewal) if taxes has been paid individually
  7. General Agreement  with Social Welfare Council (NGOs/INGOs)
  8. Passport and  Visa Photocopy
  9. Online form (Working) 

Visa fee: 75 USD per month

Single Re-entry facility: Additional 20 USD

Multiple Re-entry facility: Additional 60 USD

WORK PERMIT IN TWO GROUNDS:

  1. Through General Procedure – Work Permit is provided on the ground of unavailability of skilled human resources in Nepal. [Section 22 of Labour Act ]
  2. Based on Recording: Work Permit is provided to employees of entities with foreign investment or operated in foreign aid [Rule 13 of Labor Rules]; and foreign nationals engaged in technical casual work [Section 24 of Labor Act].

Governing Law:

  1. Labor Act 2074
  2. Labor Rules 2075
  3. Foreign Citizen Labor Permission Directive 2075

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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