International Entry & Visa Requirements for U.S. Passport Holders

Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.

INDIA – Visa required. Passengers who enter India only once may utilize India’s recently introduced online visa application process. Single entry visa’s may ONLY be obtained using the Online Visa on Arrival process. Passengers may complete their application online for a $60 fee at https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/tvoa.html. Passengers who enter India, continue to Nepal, and then re-enter India will require a multiple entry visa for India. To obtain a multiple entry visa, passengers may visit https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/. All visa applications which are applied for directly with the consulate or GenVisa will be multiple entry. No single entry visas are available through these outlets. However, passengers who require only a single entry may still utilize and apply for a multiple entry visa. Passengers traveling to India will need to provide a reference, including name, address, and phone number, for their Indian visa. Click here for further information. Two days following your initial booking and deposit, you will receive complete information via email about obtaining a visa to India. For additional information on your Indian visa or locations to apply in person, please visit http://www.in.ckgs.us/. Visa applications should be submitted as early as possible as visa processing may require as long as 30 days. Alternatively, you may obtain a visa through a fee-based service such as GEN VISA. Please note that GEN VISA is unable to assist passengers who choose to apply for their visas directly.

NEPAL – Visa required. Tourists may obtain a visa for $25 for a 15 day stay, or $40 for a 30 day stay, payable in cash upon arrival at the airport in Kathmandu. Passengers requiring a multiple entry visa will need to pay an additional $20 to validate their visa for multiple entries. Passengers should bring two passport sized photographs for the visa. Prior to departure from Kathmandu airport, there is an airport tax of approx. $17 for passengers traveling to India. Passengers returning to India for the second time in the same trip will require a dual entry visa for India. To avoid the possibility of standing in a long line, you may choose to secure your Nepal visa prior to departure. For information, you may contact the Royal Nepalese Embassy at 2131 Leroy Place, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20008, telephone 202-667-4550 or visit nepalembassyusa.org or contact the Consulate General in New York at 212-370-3988.

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