Event Alert: U.S. Embassy Kathmandu, American Citizens Town Hall (November 27, 2019)

Ambassador Randy Berry will host a Town Hall for American citizens on Wednesday, November 27, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  All American citizens in Nepal are invited to attend, but advance registration is required.  The registration deadline is Friday, November 22. Please email consktm@state.gov with the full name and passport number for each member of your …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Kathmandu, Nepal (October 4, 2019) 

 Location: Dolakha, Sindhupalchok, and Kabhrepalanchok Districts Nepal  Event:   The Regional Security Office of U.S. Embassy Kathmandu has been made aware of a potential threat to target one or more NGOs in the central region of Nepal that may include the Dolakha, Sindhupalchok and Kabhrepalanchok Districts.  Historically, threats against NGOs usually indicate the use of small …

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Bandh/Strike/Protest Alert – U. S. Embassy Kathmandu, Nepal (June 24, 2019)

 Location: Nepal Event: Nationwide political protests are planned from Tuesday, June 25, 2019.  This could result in possible disturbances, demonstrations, and actions that result in violence or other disruptions across Nepal.  On May 26, 2019, a Biplav initiated bandh resulted in numerous incidents of arson and explosions, some of which detonated in Kathmandu resulting in fatalities.  …

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Fraud Alert

We have received multiple reports about fraudulent emails, such as requests for quotations/proposals claiming to be from the Embassy. We request you to kindly verify the RFQ/RFP requests before replying to them. If you have received such requests, here are a couple of things to look for: – We always publish such requirements/requests on our …

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U.S. Mission in Kathmandu, will be closed for normal business on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.

To recognize the nation’s loss of former President George H. W. Bush, President Trump has taken official action to allow Federal employees to join their fellow citizens in remembering our forty-first President.  All Federal offices are closed and all Federal employees are excused from duty for the scheduled workday of December 5, 2018.  Following the …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Kathmandu, Nepal

Location: Nepal Event:  Nationwide political protests are planned from Tuesday, November 20, through Saturday, November 24, 2018.  The November 21 and 24 protests will also include mass meetings in Kathmandu.  These protests have the potential to result in significant pedestrian and vehicular congestion.  Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and quickly escalate into violence. …

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American Citizen Town Hall with Ambassador Randy Berry on Friday, November 16

Ambassador Randy Berry is pleased to host a town hall for American citizens on Friday, November 16 from 3:00-5:00 p.m.  Ambassador Berry has recently returned to Nepal with his family after having served here as the Deputy Chief of Mission from 2007-2009. He is eager to share information about his priorities and US efforts in …

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Nontourist Visa Reciprocity, Warden Program, Children’s Home Discussion Updates

Nontourist Visa Reciprocity Updates We are happy to hear that many citizens are pleased with the new, longer visa validities and lower fees for U.S. citizens residing in Nepal on work, student, and press visas. The requirements for work, study, and press visas in Nepal remain the same. The visa application or eligibility process have …

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Security Alert – Chandragiri Hills Cable Car, Late March 2018 (16 March, 2018)

Location: Chandragiri Hills Cable Car and other places within the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal Event: U.S. Embassy Kathmandu is aware of threats by a local group against the Chandragiri Hills Cable Car attraction through late March 2018.  The Chandragiri Hills Cable Car is a popular tourist attraction located in Thankot, in the southwest portion of the Kathmandu Valley. …

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