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Nepal law and currency

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Nepal law and currency

Hello everyone

I am planning to work in Nepal (Kathmandu region) in July 2009 for a few months.

At present I am living in China and have a few questions to ask about currency.

How much money can I bring into Nepal? Are there restrictions?

Can I bring Chinese CNY currency and convert into Nepalese Rupees or is it better to have GBP or USD.

Are ATM's machines available?

Any advice would be appreciated and I hope to hear from anyone soon.


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1. Re: Nepal law and currency


Here is not any restrictions of CNY,either you can bring chinese currency,GBP,USD or credit cards.

You can find any where around Kathmandu ATM Machine.

Good luck

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2. Re: Nepal law and currency

There are no restrictions on currency, but ATMS and banks are plentiful in Kathmandu. i would advise you to bring a small amount of your own or USD currency in, then withdraw what you need from ATM when you get here - this would be wiser than carrying around large amounts of cash in KTM - there have been problems with foreigners being robbed of large cash amounts or mugged

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