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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Gurkha Recruitment for British Army and the Gurkha Contingent Singapore Police is run in British Gurkha Pokhara.

" The Call Forward list for Central Selection for Eastern Nepal is now available as a Download on our Regional Selection page"

Please click on the link below to visit our Recruiting pages.

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.
- Deal with 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.

Link to Arrival Pack-Booklet 1 to Nepal



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