Yes! In order to stay in the country of Nepal, you will need to apply for a tourist visa. Nepal does not grant study visas for Bible Colleges, therefore students must apply for a tourist visa.
An American and Nepali member of our team will be at the airport to greet you and will arrange for you to be transported with your luggage to the campus. We will also arrange for your transport to the airport when you depart.
Please email your confirmed flight schedule to email@example.com, so that we can arrange flight pick-up for you and confirm the exact dates you will be in-country.
You will be able to get your visa upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport.
When you arrive at the immigrations and customs area at the airport, there are Kiosks in the arrival section that are available to fill out your information, take your passport photos, and then print to give to the immigration officer. You can wait till you arrive at the airport to fill it out, or you can fill it out at home before you arrive and bring the print out with you. Filling it out before your trip saves you some time in the airport, but it is not mandatory. Below is the information you will need to put on the form (whether at the airport or at home) as well as the new process for at the airport:
1st Step Fill out Arrival Card (given on plane) Fill out Tourist Visa form Print barcode page
2nd Step Make payment at the payment counter according to your visa requirement. Get the receipt
3rd Step Proceed to the Immigration Desk with your visa application bar code, payment receipts and your passport Hand in your documents to immigration officer for visa processing.
Information that you need for filling out the forms:
Passport Validity (Passport Expiration date)
Permanent Address: Your USA Address
Address in Nepal:
House Number: Leave Blank
Street Name: Manbhawan Road
Ward Number: 5
Occupation: Leave Blank
Contact Telephone No: 981-382-4609
Cell Phone No: 981-382-4609
Email Address: Your Personal Email Address
Visa Requested from:
Mark New Visa option
Address in Nepal:
Name of Place: Thasikhel
Upload photo (can be low quality - no need for official passport photo)
Check Your Information on following page
Print Bar Code Page and bring with you
The following information will be needed for the custom forms Be sure to bring with you in your carry on:
2 Copies of Passport (one for your records and one to be given to the Bible College office)
Visa Payment - Cost of Visas: 15 day: $25 USD / 30 days: $40 USD / 90 days: $100 USD
Visa & Travel Information
Purchasing Plane Tickets
When you are going to purchase an airline ticket, you want to fly to Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu (KTM).
Health Insurance Although most doctor visits are inexpensive and do not take insurance, we highly recommend your have personal health insurance to cover any emergency or catastrophic medical needs during your stay in Nepal.
There is an international hospital called Norvic International Hospital that takes most types of insurance for any/all medical needs. For a list of the insurance companies that Norvic accepts, please click HERE.
It is important to make arrangements with your insurance provider prior to arriving in Nepal. Two insurance options are listed below. Keep in mind that emergency care can be very expensive if you do not have insurance. CCBC Nepal is not liable to pay any medical expenses.
To Obtain Health Insurance 1. Check with your existing insurance company: Your current coverage may extend to your time in Nepal. If so, ensure you bring the appropriate documentation that verifies your coverage is valid.
2. Purchase international coverage: You may purchase a separate private health insurance policy that will provide you with cover in Nepal.