TIMS Card

For safety purpose, all trekkers must have the Trekkers Information Management Systems (TIMS) Card before trekking. TIMS Card is required to ensure the safety and security of trekkers in the general trekking areas. Some steps are need to be followed to obtain TIMS Card. Click Read More to find out >>> 

For safety purpose, all trekkers must have the Trekkers Information Management Systems (TIMS) Card before trekking. TIMS Card is required to ensure the safety and security of trekkers in the general trekking areas.

For TIMS Card you need following:

  • 1) Passport copy
  • 2) Passport size Photographs
  • 3) Fees

These following are required to obtain TIMS Card from Tourist Service Center, Bhrikutimandap, and Trekking Agencies’ Association Nepal (TAAN) Office in Maligaon and Government registered trekking companies in Kathmandu and Pokhara. TIMS Card can also be obtained from TIMS Counter at NTB Regional Office in Pokhara.

TIMS Card fees are as follows:

Free individual trekker (FIT):

NRs. 2,000

Group trekker:

NRs. 1,000, per trekking route per person per entry

For SAARC countries TIMS Card fees are as follows:

Free individual trekker (FIT):

NRs. 600

Group trekker:

NRs. 300, per trekking route per person per entry

Part of the collection will go into maintaining the trekkers’ database and in the rescue of trekkers in need of emergency services.

Diplomats are not charged for the card.

Note :TIMS Counter office hours at Tourist Service Center, Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu, are from 10 am to 5 pm, 7 days a week. The counter remains open on Saturdays and public holidays too.