Nepal has a long tradition of providing asylum to refugees. Our work in the country includes finding long-term solutions for refugees, such as assisting efforts to increase their self-reliance through greater access to livelihood opportunities, health and education.
For information about our work in Nepal:
- For legislation, case law and UNHCR policy relating to claims for international protection, visit Refworld.
- For up-to-date information about our programmes and operations in Nepal, including funding level and donor contributions, visit Global Focus, UNHCR's reporting portal.
The UNHCR Representation in Nepal
Dhara Marga-1, Anil Kuti, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal
P.O Box 2374, Kathmandu, Nepal
977 1 441 4989
977 1 441 2853
GMT + 5.45
Monday: 9:00 - 17:30
Tuesday: 9:00 - 17:30
Wednesday: 9:00 - 17:30
Thursday: 9:00 - 17:30
Friday: 9:00 - 17:30
01 January 2021, New Year's Day
14 April 2021, Nepali New Year's Day
13 May 2021, Eid-Al-Fitr
26 May 2021, Buddha Jayanti (Day of Vesak)
20 July 2021, Eid-Al-Adha
14 October 2021, Dashain (Nawami)
15 October 2021, Dashain (Dashami)
05 November 2021, Tihar (Mah Puja/Bhai Tika)
24 December 2021, Christmas (observed)