For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Nepal for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.
Travelers who are not fully vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers must get a visa from Nepali missions abroad and are allowed to enter Nepal only through agencies. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Nepal.
Unvaccinated visitors from South Africa will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Nepal.
Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.
Travellers returning from Nepal must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.
Visitors returning from Nepal are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.
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