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

Style of Address:
The UNHCR Representative 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