Tourist Police

Tourist Police Nepal

Our Motto:

“Tourist Police for Tourists’ safety”

Our Vision:

 To assure a safe and pleasant stay to all Tourists in Nepal.

 Our Mission:

  • Tourist Police has an objective of preventing harassment, mistreatment and criminal activities against tourists.
  • Tourist Police Nepal assures a pleasant and a memorable stay in Nepal including advising and assisting tourist in safety and security in tourism issues.
  • Tourist police serve for safer destination Nepal.
  • Tourist police are friends of tourist.

 Historical Development

Tourist Police Nepal was established in 1979 AD as a special unit of Nepal Police working under Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Tourism Industry Division. Tourist Police today has the strength of 227 Officers working under the Supervision of Police Inspector and has 24 units spread throughout the country including 9 units inside the Kathmandu valley and 15 units outside the valley in 11 different districts. The Central Office is situated inside the Premises of Nepal Tourism Board, Bhrikutimandap Kathmandu Nepal. Since its inception, the tourist police have been active in facilitating tourists and delivering security services.

Tourist police register complaints, does preliminary investigation and recommend immediate action in order to assist in recovery of lost goods and documents of the tourists and prepare a police report.  Tourist’s sites are in regular patrol and vigilance to prevent harassment and exploitation to tourists. Tourist police are skilled to extend better and efficient services to the tourists with its motto- “Tourist police for tourists’ safety”.

Current Activities and achievements:-

  • 24 Hours Mobile service inside Kathmandu valley to ensure the safety for of the Tourists.
  • To entertain tourists & their complaints courteously, record

Complaints, investigate preliminary and implement necessary actions

In a professional manner.

  • To ensure a hassle free tour by keeping hawkers, beggars, peddlers, unauthorized tourist guides and street children away from the tourists.
  • Maximum mobilization of tourist police in the Touristic destinations.
  • Assisting the Tourists as per their needs.
  • Facilitating in-between the Tourists and the other related agencies.
  • Coordinating and networking Local Police Station and other concerning agencies in case of serious cases.
  • Providing Police report to the Tourists after completion of investigation from the responsible local Police stations.
  • Playing vital role of coordination in between the related Embassies, Consulates and the family members during the time if Tourists face any serious illness, mental problems, becomes victim of natural calamities etc.
  • Tourist Police is motivated by appreciations and receiving ample encouraging feedbacks by concerned agencies and tourists on service delivery.

Future Plans:-

  • Extensions of Tourist Police units in other touristic destinations.
  • Conducting ‘Mobile Public Awareness Program” in the Touristic hubs to give additional information regarding safety measures, crimes against tourists and potential crimes by tourists within Nepal.
  • Conducting different interaction program with all the Tourists related agencies to enhance the safety and security of the Tourists.
  • Organizing trainings programs in collaborations with different embassies to strengthen different foreign language skill.
  • Tourist Police Unit jointly in collaboration with other stake holders is

Aiming seasonal patrol in trekking route in remote areas.

We are available at:-

Kathmandu valley

  1. Tourist Police                        Bhrikutimandap (Central Office)
  2. Tourist Police                        Thamel
  3. Tourist Police                        Basantapur
  4. Tourist Police                        Pasupati
  5. Tourist Police                        Soyambhu
  6. Tourist Police                        Airport           
  7. Tourist Police                        Mangal Bazar, Patan
  8. Tourist Police                        Bhaktapur
  9. Tourist Police                     Nagarkot.

Eastern Region

  1. Tourist Police                        Kakkarvitta Jhapa
  2. Tourist Police                        Lukla Solukhumbu

Mid Region

  1. Tourist Police                        Janaki Mandir Dhanusha
  2. Tourist Police                        Birgunj Parsa
  3. Tourist Police                        Sauraha, Chitwan
  4. Tourist Police                        Syaprubesi Rasuwa

Western Region

  1. Tourist Police                        Pokhara  Baidam Kaski
    1. Tourist Police      Dhampus Kaski
    2. Tourist Police      Ghandruk Kaski
    3. Tourist Police      Birethanti Kaski
  1. Tourist Police                        Chame Manang
  2. Tourist Police                        Jomsom Mustang
  3. Tourist Police                        Gorepani Myagdi
  4. Tourist Police                        Belhiya Rupendehi
  5. Tourist Police                        Lumbini Rupendehi

No matter when and where you are Dial 1144

For any assistance in Nepal

Tourist Police Nepal

Bhrikutimandap Kathmandu. (Inside the premises of Nepal Tourism Board)

+977-14247041, 1144.

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