Nepal halts visa services after immigration staffer tests COVID-19 positive

Aug 10, 2020

Kathmandu (Nepal), Aug 11 (ANI): Nepal's Department of Immigration on Monday announced a halt in visa and other permit-related services for an indefinite time after one of its staffers tested positive for COVID-19. Issuing a notice on Monday afternoon, the department announced the closure of its services and published contact number of officials to be approached for emergency cases. Hundreds of foreign nationals flock to the Department of Immigration on daily basis to get their visa renewed after Nepal made it mandatory to renew their visa after the lockdown eased a month ago.