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Port Overview

Nepal Intermodal Transport Development Board (NITDB) has leased out two Inland Clearance Depots (ICDs): Biratnagar and Bhairahawa. ICDs were leased out to the Trans Nepal Freight Services Pvt. Ltd. and Birgunj ICD to Himalayan Terminals Pvt. Both the terminal management companies are joint ventures of Nepalese and Indian enterprises. 

The Bhairahawa Dry Port includes:

  • An administrative block of 570 m2 floor area
  • A bituminous pavement area for parking 250 trucks
  • Gate complex, security office and canteen facility
  • An office space on rental for Customs House Agents
  • A meeting hall for Customs House Agents
  • A cooking shed for drivers
  • Banking and foreign exchange services
  • A business centre with photocopy, stationery, telecoms, etc.

 For further information, please see the following link: 2.3.3 Nepal Major Border Crossing - Bhairahawa/Belhya




Province or District

Rupandehi District

Nearest Town or City


Port's Complete Name

Bhairahawa Dry Port

Managing Company or Port Authority

Trans Nepal Freight Services Pvt. Ltd. 

Description and Contacts of Key Companies

For more information on port contacts, please see the following links:

4.1 Nepal Government Contact List 

4.4 Nepal Port and Waterways Companies Contact List

Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges

For information on charges at the Bhairahawa Dry Port, please see the following link / attachment: 

Parking and Warehouse Charge Calculator for Bhairahawa Dry Port

Bhairahawa Dry Port Tariffs

Customs Guidance

The Bhairahawa Dry Port includes:

  • A customs litigation and goods shed of 55 x 25 m
  • An appraisal shed of 36 x 24 m with 1.2 m high level platform to facilitate custom examination at both the ICDs
  • An additional shed of similar size with low level platform in ICD Bhairahawa to conduct custom examination on small vehicles
  • Another inspection shed of 36 x 24 m area with 1.2 m high platform

For more information on customs in Nepal, please see the following link: 1.3 Nepal Customs Information

Terminal Information

The Bhairahawa Dry Port has:

  • A 100 ton capacity digital weighbridge
  • A covered warehouse of 55 x 25 m with a 1.2 m high level platform
  • Reefer plug points for refrigerator cargoes


There is security around the clock through CCTV monitoring and security personnel hired from an outside agency.