Visa Assistant

US Embassy, Nepal
Location: Kathmandu
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2024-01-10 Deadline: 2024-01-24
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : Others
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Announcement Number: Kathmandu-2024-002

Hiring Agency: Embassy Kathmandu

Position Title: Visa Assistant (Non-Immigrant Visa)- All Interested Applicants

Open Period: 01/10/2024 - 01/24/2024


Vacancy Time Zone: GMT+5.75

Series/Grade: LE - 1415 7

Salary: NPR Rs1,363,394 /Per Year

Work Schedule: Full-time - 40 hours per week

Promotion Potential: LE-7

Duty Location(s): 1 Vacancy in

Kathmandu, NP Telework Eligible: No

For More Info: I HR Section

to. 977-1-4234000


Job Specification


Hiring Path:  Open to the public

Who May Apply/Clarification All Interested Applicants /All Sources

From the Agency: For applicants who are USEFMs, the final grade/step for the position will be determined by Washington DC. The proposed grade is FP-7.

Security Clearance Required: Public Trust - Background Investigation

Appointment Type Permanent

Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.

Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Kathmandu, Nepal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Visa Assistant (Non-Immigrant Visa). This position is open to all interested applicants.

The work schedule for this position is Full Time (40 hours per week).

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position: No

Relocation Expenses No

Reimbursed: Not Required

Travel Required:


The incumbent performs a wide range of consular duties associated with delivering nonimmigrant visa (NIV) services, in accordance with the NIV unit's standard operating procedures and established visa processing guidelines. The incumbent communicates with internal and external customers and is responsible for proper handling of controlled items and information. The incumbent performs back-up duties to assist other work units within the consular section.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements: EXPERIENCE: Minimum two years of experience involving the application of regulations and law, extensive public contact, customer service, or problem-solving experience is required.

Education Requirements: Completion of two years of college level studies is required.

Evaluations: These may be tested (Language, Skills and Abilities):

LANGUAGE: Level III (Good Working Knowledge) speaking/reading/writing English is required. Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing Nepali is required.

Apply Instructions

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a security clearance. 


Applications must be completed and submitted through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA)

Applicants must address each required qualification with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so will result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

To apply, please click the “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY” button, create or log-in to your ERA account and begin the application process.

For information on ERA and detailed instructions on how to apply, please visit the ERA information page in our internet site below:

ERA information page-Internet site:

Paper or e-mailed applications are not accepted.

Vacancy Link:!printVacancy.hms?_ref=mu9lymdbpt0&popup=true&jnum=56051&orgId=52

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Organization Summary

The mission of the U.S. Embassy in Nepal is to assist Nepal’s development as a peaceful, prosperous, and democratic nation that contributes positively to regional stability.  In pursuit of this goal, the United States encourages multi-party democracy, including respect for human rights and the rule of law, and sustainable, market-oriented, and private-sector-led economic development.

Industry Type Embassy / Diplomatic Agency
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 1-10
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