Passport


Machine Readable Passport (MRP)

The Government of Nepal started issuing Machine Readable Passport (MRP) since 26 December 2010. As per the provision of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), all handwritten passports must be replaced with Machine Readable Passports (MRP) by 24 November 2015. Individuals holding hand-written passports are not able to travel abroad effective from 24 November 2015 irrespective of the date of expiry mentioned in the handwritten passport.

Requirements for renewing or obtaining passport through Live Enrollment System. 

Renewal from Hand Written to MRP Lost or Stolen Under 10 Years Age 10 to 16 Years Age Damage, Tempering or No Visa Page (MRP Holder Only)
1. Printout of the Pre-enrollment application.

2. Actual Citizenship Certificate and it’s copy.

3. Old Passport and it’s copy.

4. Revenue Fee $ 150 (Money order or Cashier’s Cheque only).

Applicant must Pre-Enroll and present with a copy of Pre-Enrollment Form in person to the Embassy for Live Enrollment.

1. Printout of the Pre-enrollment application.

2. Actual Citizenship Certificate and it’s copy.

3. Old Passport or it’s copy.

4. Police Report.

5. Revenue Fee $ 300 (Money order or Cashier’s Cheque only).

Applicant must Pre-Enroll and present with a copy of Pre-Enrollment Form in person to the Embassy for Live Enrollment.

1. Printout of the Pre-enrollment application.

2. Actual Citizenship Certificate and it’s copy.

3. Original Citizenship Certificate of child’s father and mother and it’s copies.

4. Marriage certificate of parents and it’s copies.

5. Actual Nabalak Parichayapatra or Birth Certificate and it’s copies.

6. Old Passport and it’s copy (For Renewal).

7. Revenue Fee $ 75 (Money order or Cashier’s Cheque only).

Applicant must Pre-Enroll and present with a copy of Pre-Enrollment Form in person to the Embassy for Live Enrollment.

1. Printout of the Pre-enrollment application.

2. Actual Citizenship Certificate and it’s copy.

3. Original Citizenship Certificate of child’s father and mother and it’s copies.

4. Marriage certificate of parents and it’s copies.

5. Actual Nabalak Parichayapatra or Birth Certificate and it’s copies.

6. Old Passport and it’s copy (For Renewal).

7. Revenue Fee $ 150 (Money order or Cashier’s Cheque only).

Applicant must Pre-Enroll and present with a copy of Pre-Enrollment Form in person to the Embassy for Live Enrollment.

1. Complete Two MRP Applications FORM .(MRP Instruction and Form Printing  Instruction)

2. Actual Citizenship Certificate and it’s copy.

3. Actual MRP and it’s copy.

4. Two Passport Size Photos.

5. Revenue Fee $ 300 for Damage of Tampering and $ 150 for No Visa Page (Money order or Cashier’s Cheque only).

6. Self-addressed prepaid return envelope with tracking number.

You can send Pre-paid return envelope and request MRP Application Forms if you are unable to print the correct size of Form.

Note: Submitted application will be returned back immediately, if we do not receive a complete documents mentioned above.

Before proceeding to Pre- Enrollment, you must first submit your details HERE and continue below for the Pre- Enrollment.

Click HERE for Pre- Enrollment.

(During Pre-Enrollment in section 3 Appointment- Select Application Source: Mission, Country: United States, Mission: Washington DC, Embassy of Nepal and Date of Appointment: Arriving Date.

Note: Cash, Personal Cheque and Credit/Debit Card are not acceptable.

Application Procedure:

After completing Live Enrollment or submitting documents through mail/drop off to the Embassy. You will be notified by email and text whenever there’s an update for your application.

Processing Time: 1 Month.

Application Hours:
Monday – Friday
Application submission / drop off:
09:30 a.m. to 03:00 p.m. (Except public holidays, Click Public Holidays)
Passport Collection:
02:00 p.m. to 04:00 p.m.

Address:
2131 Leroy Place, NW, Washington, DC 20008
Telephone: +1 (202) 667 4550
Fax: +1 (202) 667 5534
Email: passport@nepalembassyusa.org

If you are applying from New York:

Consulate General of Nepal in New York:
216 E 49th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY-10017
Email:  cgnnewyork@mofa.gov.np
Fax: 917 675 6779
Phone: 917 675 6783
Working hours:  Monday – Friday 9 am to 5 pm
Consular Service: 9:30 am to 1:30 pm