Nepal Embassy in Australia

Embassy of Nepal in Canberra, Australia

Nepal established diplomatic relationship with Australia on 15 February 1960. A residential embassy of Nepal was established in March 2007. The Nepal Embassy is located in Canberra, the capital city of Australia.

Head of Mission
His Excellency Mr Mahesh Raj Dahal
Ambassador of Nepal to Australia

Mr Mahesh Raj Dahal was appointed Ambassador of Nepal to Australia in November 2019. He is also accredited Ambassador to New Zealand, Fiji and Papua New Guinea.

Mr Dahal was born in Bharatpur Metropolitan City, Chitwan on March 20, 1972. Mr Dahal has a Bachelor of Laws and Education respectively. Mr Dahal graduated with three master degrees Master’s of Arts in Political Science, Master’s of Arts in Sociology and Master’s in Public Administration. He has a M.Phil  in Sociology from Tribhuvan University, and is currently completing a PhD in Sociology.

Mr Dahal was Executive Chairman at Nepal Television from 2015-2018, and was a board member of a high-level commission for information Technology from 2006-2009. He was a board member of Institute of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and from 2013-2018, lectured at several private colleges. He also has experience as a consultant in training management, leadership administration & social aspects, development and research for various government organisation, NGOs, INGs, aid agencies, banking, corporate houses and community based organisations.

Mr Dahal is also actively involved in social work, and contributes to the community with involvement in international clubs such as Rotary Club, the Lions Club and Nepal Scouts. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, traveling and writing. He is married to Mrs Prabha Dahal with one son, Gaurab Dahal.


Services Offered by Nepal Embassy in Australia :

– Renewal of Passport
– Additional requirement in case of lost/ damaged passport
– Additional requirement in case an application is minor or new born baby in Australia to Nepali National
– Travel document
– Amendment in non-Machine Readable Passport
– Tourist Visa
– Diplomatic Visa
– Gratis Visa
– Student Visa
– Interim (Transit) Visa
– Non Tourist Visa
– Business Visa
– Residential Visa
Other Services
– Attestation
– Power of Attorney
– Renunciation of Nepalese Citizenship
– No Objection Certificate


22 Kareelah Vista, O’Malley
Canberra ,ACT 2606
Tel: (02) 6162 1554, 62868006
Fax: (02) 62869978
Email :

Postal Address:-
Embassy of Nepal
PO Box No. 1070
Mawson, ACT 2607
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