Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get a visa?

It is impossible to give a firm answer. Each case is treated on its merits. Due to the great number of variable factors it may take anything from a few minutes to several weeks to reach a decision whether to authorise the issue of a visa.

Can I get my money back if I withdraw my application?

No. Visa fees are paid for consideration of the application and are not refundable. 

Do I need to submit original documents in support of my application?

Yes, you do. The invitation should be presented at the time the application is made.

Can I pay a visa fee by cash or by credit card?

No. The visa fee should be paid at Nabil Bank Limited by the payment order issued in the Consular Section.

How many photos shall be submitted?

Only one per application form.

What shall I write in line No. 14 of the application form if I am going to Russia on a guest (private) visa?

Please leave the provided space blank.

Which address shall I write in line No. 15 of the application form?

Please state your current work address and telephone number in Nepal.

Which address shall I write in line No. 17 of the application form?

Please state your permanent home address and telephone number in Nepal.

What kind of an HIV Test Report is required?

A standard HIV Test Report from any clinic.

Do you issue visas for visiting former USSR republics?

No, we do not.