Possible Nationwide Protests in Nepal from Tuesday, November 20, through Saturday, November 24

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. Throughout ...
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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. Learn more about the basics of the new visa reciprocity scheme at https://np.usembassy.gov/lower-fees-longer-visas-u-s-workers-students-press-nepal . The requirements for work, study, and press ...
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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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Lower Fees and Longer Visas for U.S. Workers, Students, and Press in Nepal

February 26, 2018 We are pleased to announce that the United States and Nepal have reached an agreement that benefits U.S. citizens working, studying, and engaging in journalism in Nepal.  On January 1, 2018, the Government of Nepal informed the U.S. Embassy that, effective immediately, Nepal’s Department of Immigration would issue visas to U.S. citizens ...
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