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Nepal

Category 2 – High Risk: South

Category 4 – Variable Risk: All other areas of Nepal (Category 4 does not apply to faculty/staff travel. Students only.)

The risk ratings above are in accordance with the UT Restricted Regions List. If you are traveling to this location, please refer to the guidelines for Requesting Travel Authorization to Restricted Regions.

Before beginning the request process, we encourage you to visit the following websites to gain a better understanding of the risks associated with travel to this country:

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Links to International News Sources

BBC - Nepal Country Profile
Reuters - World
CNN - Nepal
NPR - Asia
NY Times - Nepal
The Washington Post - Asia
The Huffington Post - Nepal
MSNBC - Nepal
The Economist - Asia

Links to Local/National News Sources

Nepal News
The Himalayan Times
Ekantipur
Nepali Times
Nepal Rus

The well-being of UT students, faculty, and staff is the primary concern of the UT-Austin International Oversight Committee. We realize that some areas of the world present heightened health, safety, and security risks, and so the resources above are provided to help UT travelers make informed decisions regarding their international travel.