Nepal - 2.3.14 Minor Border Crossing - Siraha/Khairatoka


Siraha is a minor border crossing, rated no.21 of 27 border crossings in terms import share, 0.02% of total country import share value during Mid July 2022 - Mid July 2023.  Bariyarpatti, Lagadigadayani (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. 


​​Aerial View of Siraha Customs Office.​ 


​​Border Crossing Location and Contact​ 

​​Name of Border Crossing​ 



Nepal: Khairatoka / Siraha 
India: Madar / Bihar  


​​Province or District​ 

Madhesh Province, Siraha District  

​​Nearest Town or City with Distance from Border Crossing​ 

6 km north, Siraha Municipality   





​​Managing Authority / Agency​ 

​​Department of Customs​ 

​​Contact Person​ 

Mr. Shree Ramraj Prasad Chaurasiya 

Custom Officer. 

Siraha Customs Office, Siraha Municipality  

Madar VDC Ward No. 17  Khairatoka , Siraha 


Official Mob: 9852834622 




​​Travel Times​ 

​​Nearest International Airport​ 

Tribhuvan International Airport 

259 km via Bardbas 

Truck Travel Time: 11 hrs 

Car Travel time: 6.5 hrs 

​​Nearest Port​ 

Janakpur  Customs Office 

 89 KM 

Truck Travel Time: 6-7 hrs 

Car Travel time: 3 hrs 

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

Siraha Municipality : 6 Km Truck Travel Time: .25  hrs 

Car Travel time: 15  mins 

​​Other Information​ 


Madar Petrol Pump is on the way to Siraha Municipality Other Closest market area: and Golbazar, Lahan, Ramnagar Mirchaiya, 


​​Hours of Operation​ 


6:00am to 11:00pm 

​​National Holidays​ 


Generally, 3 days during Dashain (Nepal national festival, 3 days for Tihar, 1 day for Chhat pooja and 1 day Holi) and up to another 7 days / year at Government’s discretion. The Customs service is closed on Jesth 15 (28 or 29 April every year) on account of New Fiscal Budget Announcement but passenger checking, and immigration service remains continue. 
Note: Will open 24 / 7 for emergencies  

​​Seasonal Constraints ​ 

Rainy Seasons Due to Flood Inundation 


Daily Capacity 

Private cars are not provided a separate lane. The road is double lane; a 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 parked on the road.   

Clearance hours: 2:30 hrs 

Daily Average Capacity: 20 trucks  


Customs Clearance 

  • D & T Exemption Certificate   

  • Performa invoice 

  • Invoice  

  • AWB/BL/Other Transport Documents- Freights 

  • Donation/Non-Commercial Certificates  

  • Packing list  

  • Letter of credit  

  • Mode of payments (LC/TT/Draft) 

  • Certificate of origin  

  • Certificate of insurance  

  • Bill of Lading/Airway Bill for 3rd country imports 

  • Industry Registration Certificates  

  • EXIM Code. (EXIM Code is mandatory for Commercial trading and not mandatory for humanitarian support goods. 

  • Bill of Entry from Indian Customs Office 

  • Exit Note 

  • VCTS 

  • Recommendation letter 

  • Tariff will be imposed on imported goods as per the Integrated Customs Tariff 2080/081 for FY 2080/81 (FY- 2023/024) 

  • GST Bill 



For more information on government contact details, please see the following link: 4.1 Government Contact List



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