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Siraha Customs Office Overview 

Siraha Customs office is at Khairatoka, Siraha

Siraha is a minor border crossing, rated no.20 of 23 border crossings in terms import share, 0.03% of total country import share value during July 2018 - May 2019.  BariyarpattiLagadigadayani (Sikhjyoti), and Aurahi are other sub-customs office or entry points of the district, which are even smaller and not listed separately in the Nepal customs statistics.  

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: https://www.customs.gov.np).

 

​ Aerial view of Siraha Customs Office

 

Border Crossing Location and Contact 

Name of Border Crossing 

 

Nepal: Khairatoka 
India: Madar
 

Province or District 

Province 2, Siraha District  

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Border Crossing 

6 km north, Siraha Municipality   

Latitude 

26.621236 

Longitude 

86.175558 

Managing Authority / Agency 

Department of Customs 

Contact Person 

Siraha Customs Office 

Madar VDC Ward No. 6, KhairatolaSiraha 

Tel : 033-520322 

E-mail: siraha@customs.gov.np 

 

Travel Times 

Nearest International Airport 

Tribhuvan International Airport 

303 km 

Truck Travel Time: 11 hrs 

Car Travel time: 6.5 hrs 

Nearest Port 

Biratnagar Customs Office 

168 km 

Truck Travel Time: 6-7 hrs 

Car Travel time: 4 hrs 

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

Siraha Municipality: 6 km 

Truck Travel Time: 0.5 hrs 

Car Travel time: 20 mins 

Other Information  

Madar Petrol Pump is on the way to Siraha Municipality   

 

Hours of Operation 

Weekdays 

6:00 am to 11:00pm 

National Holidays 


Seasonal Constraints  

Rainy seasons due to flood inundation 

Daily Capacity 

Private cars are not provided a separate lane. The road is double lane; lane for incoming vehicles and an adjacent lane for outgoing vehicles. There is no dedicated parking space or yard for holding vehicles. They have to be parked on the road.   

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)