Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in Nepal. Investment in travel and tourism sector is considered relatively safe due to the favorable policies of the government and increasing stability in Nepal. The growth rate of international tourists and domestic tourists has attracted lots of entrepreneurs to operate and invest in tourism Industry. So you might be one of them who one to start Travel Agency in Nepal.  

So what do you need to start this Travel Company in Nepal? What are the procedures for getting license to operate tour packages, trekking and other tourism activities?

Here are all the details you need to know for starting your travel and tour company in Nepal and get all the necessary approvals and licenses to operate legally.Remember you should be legally credible to start this business, so it means you have to take the license. Here is the requirement for applying to obtain License for starting Travel agency and tour operator.

Requirements to apply for trekking / tour / travel agency license

(Documents required for applying to get license)

  • Application with MOA and AOA of your company (Pvt. Ltd)
  • Copy of citizenship certificate of all shareholders
  • Bank Guarantee in the name of Ministry worth Rs 5 lakhs for 5 years
  • Company Registration Certificate
  • Agreement letter from the ministry
  • Tax Registration Certificate
  • Bio Data of all shareholders with 2 PP size photographs of each members
  • Audited financial statements and tax clearance certificates of alll financial years (If the company /firm is older than a year)
  • Certificate of registration at department of industries (or sana tatha gharelu udhyog bivag)

Other details of trekking / tour / travel agency license

  • Application Form. Application Fee: Rs 100
  • License Fee: Rs 25000 (Travel /Trekking License)
  • Maximum Processing Time: 2 days
  • Validity: 5 Years
  • Name on which bank guarantee should be made: Department of Tourism, Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu , Nepal

If you need assistance in registering/managing a travel and tour agency in Nepal , we are always there for you. We will apply, prepare, upload, submit and followup your documents on your behalf. Also, you will get FREE consultation about the details to include in your documents so that you can have the strongest documents to backup your business. Also, our deep understanding of the Travel and Tourism industry and its regulations will be an added asset for your business. Apart from legal and statutory stuffs, we also provide SEO , inbound marketing, outbound marketing, formulation of package strategies, marketing campaigns and other business and operation related activities to travel, tour and trek industry.

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