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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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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Annual American Citizen Town Hall on Wednesday, February 21

Ambassador Alaina B. Teplitz will host a town hall for American citizens on Wednesday, February 21, from 4:00-6:00 pm. All American citizens in Nepal are invited to attend, but please know that advanced registration is required. Register before Wednesday, February 14 by emailing consktm@state.gov with the full name and passport number of every member of your family who ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Planned for Friday

January 6, 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu informs U.S. citizens that a large demonstration has been planned in Kathmandu for Friday, January 6, 2017.  From 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm on Friday afternoon, several political parties will be marching from various locations in Kathmandu, converging on Exhibition Road—in the vicinity of Ratna Park.  This ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Possible Bandh Sunday

The U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu informs U.S. citizens that the Nepal Communist Party-Maoist has called for a bandh (strike) throughout Kathmandu on Sunday, September 25, 2016.  It is not known how effective this bandh will be, but protestors may attempt to increase the effectiveness of the bandh by causing traffic disruptions during early morning hours.  ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Traffic Chowk Blockages Expected

September 23, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu informs U.S. citizens that several traffic chowks in Kathmandu may be blocked on Friday, September 23.  Members of the Nepal Communist Party-Maoist may attempt to block the Kalanki Chowk (Zone 7C) and Gongabu Chowk (Bus Park in Zone 1D) from 10:00am-11:00am.  These two intersections are located on ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens July 4th Voting Message

Celebrate democracy this 4th of July by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2016 U.S. elections! In order to vote in the November 2016 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) in 2016.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, ...
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