We help you invest in Nepal, undertaking the legal and other aspects regarding FDI. We help you in document preparation, proxy services, get approval from Department of Industry, comply environmental regulations, company updates, submissions and all other services before. Furthermore, we will be with you before, during and after registering your business in Nepal.
If you are willing to invest in any allowed sectors and industries of Nepal or want to expand your business here in Nepal, our team can provide in-depth market research for your product and services.
We carry out all types of registration and affiliation for foreign companies and individuals willing to start a business in Nepal. The team of our expert professionals will craft the documents with top precision and help you apply in the related departments.
Post Registration services
We provide all services needed by businesses. You don't need to visit different agencies and service providers like HR management, IT, marketing and so one. Get the luxury of getting all business related services under one roof.
Minimum Threshold for Foreign Investment Approval: 200,000 USD (~Nrs. 2 Crore) per investor
Forms of Foreign Investment
Foreign Equity Investment in a New Industry
(Documents required for investment in one of the allowed industry)
Foreign Investment in an Existing Industry by Share Transfer
(Documents required for transfer of share)
Technology transfer is possible even in areas where foreign investment is not allowed.
Forms of “Technology Transfer”
Technology Transfer Agreement (TTA)
(Documents required for transfer of Technology)
Entity: If incorporated in Nepal the entity is Resident Entity.
Foreign Permanent Establishment: the place from where services are being performed by installing machinery, equipment or providing consultancy for more than 90 days either continuously or intermittently in Nepal. The term also includes agency business except independent agent.
Double Tax Avoidance Treaty is done with various countries which helps for avoidance of double taxation on global income.
Areas Not Allowed for Foreign Investment
(Please check whether your core service/product falls in either of the categories or not)
Ministry of Industry, Commerce, and Supplies
Formulate policies and laws regarding FDI
Industry and Investment Promotion Board
Provide consent to industries that require permission
Investment Board of Nepal
Approve the foreign investment exceeding NRs. 6 billion and provide other facilitation
Department of Industry (One Stop Service Center)
Approve the foreign investment not exceeding NRs. 6 billion and provide industry administration related services
Office of Company Registrar
Register company and provide administration related services
Nepal Rastra Bank (Central Bank of Nepal
Provide approval for bringing in foreign currency against approved investment, recording and repatriation
Foreign investors or his/her authorized representative and family members shall receive business visa after they obtain approval for foreign investment as long as their investment exists. They should apply for visa extension to Department of Industry 1 month prior to expiry of their Visa. And, they have to attend in person when they apply for the first time for Visa.
Documents Required for the Business Visa along with the Application
Documents Required for the Non-Tourists Visa for Foreign Workers along with the Application
*Note: Incase of Non-tourist Visa, the application should be submitted sixty days ahead of Visa expiry date
In case of foreign investment equivalent or above 1 million US dollar at a time, a foreign investor or his/her representative and family members shall be recommended for the Residential Visa.
For establishing an industry, the extension and diversification of existing industry, Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) should be approved prior to the operation of the industry as per the existing environment laws
Approval of Foreign Investment
Free (Deposit Rs.20,000/-)
As per Company Act (Company Registration Fees)
Capital Currency against Foreign Investment
Fees as per immigration Act
General Tax Rates