We take the pleasure of welcoming you to the official website of Nepal Philatelic Bureau. You will have an overview of our activities, latest stamps, our programs and our stamps since the very outset in 1881.
Nepal Philatelic Bureau is the sister organization of Nepal Postal Services Department under Ministry of Information & Communications, Government of Nepal. Located in the heart of Kathmandu in a GPO Building, NPB is a small office with a team of 9 employees headed by Officer-in-charge, who is appointed from among Gazetted Third Class Section Officers of Government of Nepal. Nepal Philatelic Bureau has been promoting and developing philately by keeping it an important program of action in its annual calendar. NPB primarily takes up activities of sale of philatelic items, publication of philatelic brochures, pamphlets, catalogues, magazines, etc., and publicizes the issue of yearly philatelic programmes calendar.
PHILATELIC MATERIALS AT NEPAL PHILATELIC BUREAU INCLUDES:
I take immense pleasure to welcome you in the official website of Nepal Philatelic Bureau. This website will give you an overview of activities and programs carried out by the bureau. It will also guide you to the world of Nepalese philatelic items from the most ancient to the recent ones. Postal Service in Nepal started formally from 1878 AD. The first Nepalese post stamp was published in 1881. These stamps were printed in European papers in a set of three. These contained Crown and Crossed Khukuri on white wove paper and were of one aana, two aana and three aana denominations. The stamps have undergone many changes since then. They have been perforated, coiled and printed in many different colours. The stamps have been introduced in many different types, format and design. So far 1135 different kinds of post stamps have been published till now. Nepal Philatelic Bureau, a sister organization of the Postal Services Department, Government of Nepal, was established in 1960 AD, long after the establishment of Nepal Post office. Since then the Bureau, as a specialized agency of the Department is primarily involved in publication and sales of philatelic items . The department is planning to increase revenue generation by promoting philately. For this we have to work a lot. Our stamp designers, along with related personnel are trying to bring quality stamps in co-ordination with the bureau. In this regard your valuable comments and suggestions are highly appreciated. Wish you very best in your quest for Nepalese philatelic items.
It is my pleasure to welcome you in the official website of Nepal Philatelic Bureau. Here I would like to introduce you to the various items available for sale from our office. These include various stamp sets, first day covers, catalogues, magazines, yearly philatelic events calendar, etc. The various types of stamp sets cover various aspects of Nepalese society like culture, heritage, history, politics, science and technology, geography, monuments, flora, fauna, prominent personalities, etc,. In addition they also cover many important national and international events. Collection and study of these items of philatelic interest will help you understand the Nepalese society to a great extent. Nepal Philatelic Bureau under the Department of Postal Services is involved in revenue generation through its service to the philatelists in Nepal and abroad. The bureau is also involved in promoting and developing philately in the country through various programs. I hope that various items displayed in this website as well as in our bulletins and magazines, and the features provided therein will be useful for anyone interested in Nepalese philatelic items. You can join the Nepal Philatelic Bureau as a member simply by opening an account at the bureau. Then you can order and get the philatelic items of your interest from the office. Let us help you to quench your thirst for collection of Nepalese philatelic items. We look forward to your comments regarding the quality of service offered by the Bureau and suggestions for its betterment. Wish you very best in your quest for stamps