US Embassy Kathmandu

Learn all there is about the U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu, including:

  • Who to contact in the US Embassy Kathmandu regarding visa issues
  • How and where in Kathmandu to get your medical exam
  • Everything you need to know about your visa appointment interview at the U.S. Embassy Kathmandu.

For general information on getting a visa to the United States, check out our other helpful immigration guides:

US Embassy Kathmandu Contact Information

The main address of the US Embassy Kathmandu

Below is the address and general contact information for the U.S. Embassy Kathmandu.


Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal

Are you looking for U.S. Embassy Kathmandu contact information? Each individual U.S. consulate or embassy can have many, many phone numbers, email addresses, and other contact information. The information you need will depend on your specific situation.

Read below to find out how to contact the right person at the Kathmandu U.S. Embassy.

For questions relating to Immigrant Visas (IVs):

If you are seeking to live in the United States permanently, then you are applying for an immigrant visa. To contact US Embassy Kathmandu for questions relating to an immigrant visa, use the contact information below.

For questions relating to Nonimmigrant Visas (NIVs):

If you are seeking to live in the United States on a temporary basis, then you should be applying for a nonimmigrant visa (NIV). To contact U.S. Embassy Kathmandu for questions relating to nonimmigrant visa applications, use the information below:

For questions relating to Fiance Visas:

If you live in Nepal and are engage to be married to a U.S. citizen, you may be interested in getting a fiance visa. To ask questions relating to fiance visas, contact someone at the Kathmandu US Embassy by using the following email address:

For questions relating to Diversity Visas:

If are a national of Nepal, and have entered the U.S. diversity visa lottery, you can direct your questions to the US Embassy Kathmandu by using the following email address:

US Embassy Kathmandu Immigration Medical Exam

To get an immigrant visa through the Kathmandu US Embassy , you will need to get an immigration medical exam before your visa interview appointment. Learn more about when and where to get a medical exam, how to schedule one, what to bring to the exam, and what to do afterwards.


How and Where To Get Your Immigration Medical Exam

If your visa interview appointment is in Kathmandu, only a designated panel physician in Nepal can perform your medical exam.

Below is a list of designated panel physicians in Kathmandu.

International Organization for Migration (IOM) IOM Migration Health Assessment Center (MHAC)

768/4, Thirbam Sadak, Baluwatar-4 (next to the main IOM office)
Monday - Friday 08:00 – 17:00, except national holidays

How to schedule a medical exam with International Organization for Migration (IOM) IOM Migration Health Assessment Center (MHAC):

  • Walk-In Appointments Allowed
  • Online scheduling
  • Phone scheduling
  • Email scheduling

When are appointments available at International Organization for Migration (IOM) IOM Migration Health Assessment Center (MHAC)?

Cost of medical exam at International Organization for Migration (IOM) IOM Migration Health Assessment Center (MHAC):

Types Cost
Adult 162 USD
Children (2-14) 139 USD

Additional Costs

Special Instructions for Medical Exam

Methods of payment:

What to bring to the medical exam

  • Your visa interview appointment letter
  • Passport
  • Three (3) recently taken passport-sized color photographs
  • Copy of immunization records
  • Previous chest x-rays if available
  • Your medical file, if you have a chronic illness, have been treated for venereal disease, or are under psychiatric care
  • DS-260 confirmation pages

US Embassy Kathmandu Visa Appointment

Here you can learn everything you need to know regarding your immigrant visa appointment at the Kathmandu US Embassy . Find out where to go and what to bring, along with instructions on cancelling or rescheduling your Kathmandu US Embassy appointment.

What to Bring to Your Immigrant Visa Interview Appointment at the US Embassy Kathmandu

  • Your interview letter from National Visa Center (NVC)
  • Your passport (unexpired, and valid for six months beyond your date of intended entry to U.S.)
  • Two (2) color passport-size photographs of each person applying for a visa (5 cm x 5 cm, or 2 inch x 2 inch).
  • DS-260 Confirmation Page
  • Original and copy of civil documents, including your birth certificate, and if applicable, your marriage certificate (if applicable), divorce decress, and death certificates.
  • Medical examination results in sealed envelope
  • Original and certified copies of birth certificates for all children of main applicant, even if the child is not immigrating to U.S.

  • I-864 Affidavit of Support and supporting documents (if your application is based on family relationship)
  •  The joint sponsor may submit a personal letter explaining their relationship with the applicant and how they intend to support the applicant after they arrive in the United States.
  • Proof of U.S. Petitioner’s legal status and domicile in the United States (if your application is based on family relationship)
  • Evidence of relationship between petitioner and visa applicant (if your application is based on family relationship)
  • For minors under 16, the applicant must be accompanied by a local guardian; the guardian must bring photo identification to be presented at the visa interview.
  • Original police certificates
  • Letter from your U.S. employer dated less than one month ago.
  • Original and copy of criminal and court records, if you have been arrested
  • Original and copy of military records
  • Original and copy of adoption documents
  • The original marriage certificate of the petitioner and your biological parent, English translation if the documents were issued in a local language other than Nepali, and a photocopy along with divorce records for any previous marriages of either parent.

Where to Go for Immigrant Visa Interview in Kathmandu

On your visa appointment date, arrive at the Kathmandu US Embassy address:

Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal

Sending documents to the U.S. Embassy - Kathmandu

Sometimes, a consular or embassy official will ask for additional information or documents from you, either before or after the visa appointment. The Kathmandu U.S. Embassy instructs you to send documents in the following ways:

Drop-off instructions:
If you need to send us any documents, please DO NOT mail them to us. Instead, you must submit them in person at a Collection Centre and include a pre-printed cover sheet.

Rescheduling or Cancelling Your Immigrant Visa Appointment at the Kathmandu U.S. Embassy

If you need to reschedule or cancel your immigrant visa interview, here are your options.

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