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.

Contact Information

The UNHCR Representation in Nepal

Street Address:
Dhara Marga-1, Anil Kuti, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal

Mailing Address:
P.O Box 2374, Kathmandu, Nepal

Telephone:
977 1 441 4989

Facsimile:
977 1 441 2853

Email:
[email protected]

Time Zone:
GMT + 5.45

Working Hours:
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
Saturday:
Sunday:

Public Holidays:
01 January 2020, New Year's Day
13 April 2020, Nepali New Year's Day
07 May 2020, Buddha Jayanti (Day of Vesak)
25 May 2020, Eid-Al-Fitr (observed)
31 July 2020, Eid-Al-Adha (Mandatory Holiday
26 October 2020, Dashain (Dashami)
27 October 2020, Dashain (Ekadashi)
16 November 2020, Tihar (Bhai Tika)
25 December 2020, Christmas