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Jaleshowr Customs Office Overview 

Jaleshowr Customs office in Mahottari district oversees 6 sub-customs/entry point in the district. 

Jaleshowr is a minor border crossing, rated no.11 of 23 border crossings in terms import share, 0.75% of total country import share value of July 2018 - May 2019. 

The top three land border crossings in Nepal in terms of import and export value, are (1) Birgunj (prov.2); 34.64% of import share, (2) Bhairahawa (Prov.5); 16.92 % of import share, (3) Biratnagar (prov.1); 12.25% of import share value during July 2018 - May 2019 (ref: 


Aerial view of Jaleshowr Customs Office 


Border Crossing Location and Contact 

Name of Border Crossing 


Nepal: Maliwara Rd 
India: Bhittamore

Province or District 

Province 2, Mahottari 

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Border Crossing 

Jaleshowr 4 km NE 





Managing Authority / Agency 

Department of Customs 

Contact Person 

Jaleshwar Customs Office 

Jaleshwor Municipality ward No. 12, Mahottari 

Tel :044-520202 



Travel Times 

Nearest International Airport 

Tribhuvan International Airport 

238 km

Truck Travel Time: 11 hrs

Car Travel time: 7 

Nearest Port 

Sirsiya Dry Port 

170 km 

Truck Travel Time: 6-7 hrs 

Car Travel time: 4.5 hrs 

Nearest location with functioning wholesale markets, or with significant manufacturing or production capacity 


Truck Travel Time: 15 mins 

Car Travel time: 10 mins 

Other Information 


6 lane Dhulikhel Sindhuli Bhittamod Highway is under construction. The main objective of this road is to connect the capital city of Kathmandu with the Eastern Terai and hence linking to neighbouring cities in India. 


Hours of Operation 


6:00 am to 11:00pm 

National Holidays 

Seasonal Constraints 

Rainy seasons due to flood inundation. 


Daily Capacity 

Private cars are not provided the separate lane.  

Customs Clearance 

Compulsory documents for custom clearance:

  • D & T Exemption Certificate  
  • Invoice 
  • AWB/BL/Other Transport Documents 
  • Donation/Non-Commercial Certificates 
  • Packing list 
  • Letter of credit 
  • Certificate of origin 
  • Certificate of insurance 
  • Bill of Lading / Airway Bill 
  • Industry Registration Certificates 
  • Permanent Account Number (with VAT Registration and Income Tax Registration if not exempt)