KATHMANDU, August 3: As many as 2,991 international tourists entered Nepal in July through the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), according to the Department of Immigration.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: A group of women activists on Thursday picketed the Department of Immigration protesting against the proposed regulation which requires women below 40 to take prior consent from their families and respective local bodies before traveling abroad.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: The Department of Immigration (DoI) has expressed concern over the new reports published in various news media about the requirement of a letter from the local government and permission of family to women under 40 to travel abroad.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: The Department of Immigration (DoI) has closed the visa services from Monday after one of its staffers tested positive for COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, June 16: The government has slapped a two-year travel ban on five foreign nationals for violating the immigration law of Nepal by participating in a youth-led protest on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 18: The government has asked hotels and resorts to upload details of tourists staying at their properties to the web portal of Department of Tourism (DoT) to make tracking of tourists more convenient.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Tourist arrivals into the country fell by 2% in the first month of 2020 which is being celebrated as Visit Nepal Year 2020 campaign.

SC says travel ban on Bista unlawful

November 1, 2019 07:53 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: The Department of Immigration’s decision to bar former Maoist child solider Lenin Bista from travelling abroad was unlawful, the Supreme Court has ruled. Responding to a writ petition filed by Bista, a division bench of SC Justice Ananda Mohan Bhattarai and Kumar Regmi on Thursday said that the authorities concerned had breached laws and violated Bista’s fundamental rights by prohibiting him from travelling to Thailand.

Tourist arrivals up by 39%

March 12, 2019 08:52 am

KATHMANDU, March 12: Tourist arrivals to Nepal posted a year-on-year growth of 39 percent in February.

RASUWA, Oct 10: Department of Immigration has installed self-service visa application kiosk at the Immigration Office in Rasuwagadhi.