Nepal and Israel established diplomatic relations on 1st June, 1960. The Government of the State of Israel established a residential Mission in Kathmandu in 1961. The Embassy of Nepal in Egypt was concurrently accredited to the State of Israel until the opening of the residential mission in Tel Aviv. Following the decision of the Government of Nepal, constituted after the success of historic Peoples’ Movement 2006, to have a residential embassy established in Israel, the Embassy of Nepal came into being on 13 August, 2007.
In addition to the State of Israel, the Embassy of Nepal in Tel Aviv is concurrently accredited to the Republic of Cyprus.