Residential Visa

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1. The following foreigners and their family intending to spend life in Nepal shall be granted the residential visa:

    1. Persons with international reputation,

    2. Persons capable of rendering outstanding contribution to the economic, social and cultural growth of Nepal ,

    3. Person, who has invested minimum one hundred thousand US dollars or convertible foreign currency equivalent thereto in industrial enterprise of Nepal at once.

    4. Any foreigner intending to spend life in Nepal without carrying on any business.

2. The mission recommending for residential visa to the foreigner as mentioned in other clauses save the foreigner as mentioned in clause (d) of sub-rule (1) shall send the recommendation along with the application filled up by such foreigner to the Department through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

3. Any foreigner intending to obtain the residential visa under clause (e) of sub rule (1) has to submit a certified document of the source of income of 20 thousand American Dollars or convertible foreign currency to be spent in Nepal and any foreigner intending to renew has to submit a certificate showing that he will spend or has spent in Nepal at least the same amount at one time or at several times per year.

4. Any foreigner intending to obtain the residential visa has to submit to the Department or the concerned mission an application in the format as referred to in Appendix 4.

5. The format of the residential visa shall be as referred to in Appendix 4 (a).

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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

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)

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

Immigration Officer at Non Tourist Visa Section

Director/ Director General

N/A

 

 

b) The Visa for person and his family who invest minimum of 100 thousands USD or other equivalent currency in Industrial Business of Nepal

  1. Receipt of Online application
  2. Copy of company registration certificate
  3. Copy PAN/VAT certificate
  4. Copy of the share certificate
  5. Copy of industry registration certificate
  6. Recommendation from Dept. of Industry or Commerce
  7. Copy ofpassport and recent Nepalese visa
  8. Tax clearance certificate for renewal

Nepalese currency equivalent to USD 200 per year,

For renewal of same visa USD 100 per year.

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

Even on the basis of character / activities report submission

Immigration Officer at Non Tourist Visa Section

 Director/ Director General

N/A

 

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