British Gurkhas


What We Do

Our aim is to deliver Gurkha recruitment, provide local support to the soldier and ex-servicemen and maintain Disaster Relief preparedness within resources in order to support Firm Base activity in Nepal in accordance with UK Defence Strategy. 

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British Gurkha recruiting may be affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic. We will do everything possible to support the wishes of the Government and people of Nepal. This may mean that selection dates and methods change. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU KEEP CHECKING THIS WEBSITE TO ENSURE YOU KEEP UP TO DATE. WE WILL ALSO BE REGULARLY UPDATING YOU ON THE “BRITISH GURKHAS NEPAL” FACEBOOK PAGE.

कोरोनाभाइरस अपडेट

ब्रिटिश गोरखा भर्ती कोरोनाभाइरस महामारीबाट प्रभावित हुन सक्छ। हामी, सरकार र नेपाललका जनताको ईच्छालाई सहयोग गर्न सक्दो प्रयास गर्नेछौं। यसको मतलब भर्तीको छनौट मिति र विधिहरू परिवर्तन हुन्छन्। कृपया यो वेबसाइट हेर्दै गर्दै गर्नुहोस् । हामी तपाईलाई नियमित रुपमा "ब्रिटिश गोरखा नेपाल" फेसबुक पेजमा पनि अपडेट गर्नेछौं ।

Gurkha Recruitment


Serving Soldier Welfare

Brigade and Unit Welfare Officer (BUWO)
 - Investigate and send Compassionate Case Signals to Joint Casualty and Compassionate Cell (JCCC).
- Maintain Serving Personnel contacts those on leave in Nepal and investigate leave extensions.
- NOTICAS, DILFOR, Repatriations, and provide after care services.
- Conduct BMRC and deal with marital disputes in Nepal.
- Assist dependent for UK VISA documentation and call forward for Brunei Garrison.
- Perform normal Unit Welfare Officer’s task for BGN Serving Personnel.

Click here for BUWO Contact details

BGN Arrival Information Booklet



Gurkha Welfare Trust (GWT)
Welfare for ex-servicemen in Nepal is provided by Gurkha Welfare Trust (GWT) which is the field arm of the UK based charity.

Gurkha Settlement Office (GSO)
Provide information for ex-servicemen who wish to settle in UK.
British Gurkhas Nepal, Lalitpur +977 1 4235329

Pension Paying Office (PPO)
PPO Kathmandu (SCB Lazimpat)  +977 1 4415044
PPO Pokhara (BGP) +977 61 567251 or 567253
PPO Dharan (SCB Dharan) +977 25 531992



- Conduct disaster relief exercises

- Keep camp resources in ready state at all time

Education Brief (English)