14 March 2020 – Stopped issuing on-arrival visas to all foreign nationals

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Type of Intervention: Border measures
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Nepal Government stopped issuing visas to all foreign nationals, excluding those on diplomatic and humanitarian missions.

Previously, this suspension had only applied to foreign nationals from certain high-risk countries.

Entry is also closed for Non-Resident Nepalese Card Holders. This measure is effective until April 30, 2020. All foreign nationals with a valid visa should submit a PCR Health Certificate issued at least seven days prior to arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport.
Full details here: https://kathmandupost.com/national/2020/03/02/visas-on-arrival-have-only-been-halted-temporarily-for-citizens-of-five-countries-hit-hard-by-covid-19-immigration-department-clarifies