Office hours in Nepal

Business hours in Kathmandu:

Government offices are open from 10 am to 5 pm Sunday through Thursday in summer and from 10 am to 4 pm in winter. On Fridays Government offices open from 10 a.m. to 3 pm. Most business offices including travel, trekking and tour agencies are open from 9 am to 6 pm Sunday through Saturday. Embassies and international organizations are open from 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. Most shops open after 9/10 am and close at about 7/8 pm and are usually closed on Saturday.

Business hours outside Kathmandu:

Government offices are open from 10 am to 4 pm from Sunday through Thursday in summer and from 10 am to 4 pm in winter. On Fridays Government offices open from 10 am to 3 pm. Banks are open from 10 am to 3 pm Sunday through Thursday. On Fridays, banks remain open until 12 pm only. Business offices are open from 10 am to 5 pm Sunday through Friday. Recently many private banks have re-organized to have different branches open at various different times making banking hours longer.

Office Hours of Nepal Immigration

Sunday to Thursday: 10.30 AM. – 5.00 PM. in summer
Sunday to Thursday: 10.30 AM. – 4.00 PM in winter (Nov. to Jan.)
Friday: 10.30 AM. - 3.00 PM in summer
Friday: 10.30 AM. - 2.00 PM in winter (Nov. to Jan.) 

Visa Application Hours:
Sunday to Thursday: 10.30 AM. – 3.00 PM
Friday: 10.30 AM – 2.00 PM
11.00 AM - 1.00 PM (Saturday and Other Public Holidays)

Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), Gaurishankar (GCAP) & Manaslu Conservation Area Project (MCAP)

Opening hours Sunday to Saturday except on public holidays in Kathmandu:
9 am – 5 pm, Permit issue - 9.30 am to 4 pm