Non Resident Nepali (NRN) ID


FAQ (बारम्बार सोधिने प्रश्नहरु)

Before submitting or mailing your complete Application, you must first submit your details HERE and continue below for the application process. We will return back your application if we do not receive your details.

FOREIGN NATIONALS OF NEPALI ORIGIN

Required Documents-

All copies of the required documents should be self attested (by writing “true copy” at the back of the copies with signature of the applicant and date signed.  

  1. A duly filled up application form. (Complete and Print NRN ID form HERE)
  2. A copy of S. Naturalization Certificate.
  3. Original U.S. Passport and copy of its biographic data page.
  4. Copy of Nepali Passport.
  5. a. Copy of Nepali citizenship of the applicant (if the applicant remained a Nepali citizen in the past, first generation NRN)

Or,

b. Copy of Nepali citizenship of the father or mother of the applicant (if the applicant is second generation NRN, i.e. the applicant is born as foreign national but his/her father or mother were Nepali citizen)

Or,

c. Copy of Nepali citizenship of grandfather/grandmother of the applicant (if the applicant is third generation NRN, i.e. the applicant and his/her father or mother are born foreign national but the applicant’s grandfather/grandmother were citizens of Nepal) and the document that proves the relationship between the applicant and the grandparent.

6. Three recent auto size photographs.(2.5cm*3cm).
7. Document/proof of any profession or business in the country of current nationality, (if applicable)
8. Document/proof of employment in the country of current nationality, (if applicable)
9. Fees of $ 520 as money order or cashier’s cheque in the name of the Embassy of Nepal. Sample (Money Order)

Note: Cash, personal cheque and credit card are not acceptable

  1. Self-addressed prepaid return envelope with tracking number, (Not Required for self pickup)

Renewal

Same requirements as above with a copy of a previous NRN ID

Loss/Damage

Same requirements as above with a copy of the lost/damaged NRN ID and a self declaration letter declaring that the ID was lost (in case of loss only)

Fee: $1020

NEPALI NATIONALS CURRENTLY LIVING ABROAD

Required Documents-New, Renewal and Loss/Damage:  

  1. A duly filled up application form. (Complete and Print NRN ID form HERE)
  2. Nepali citizenship certificate and its copy.
  3. Nepali Passport and copy of valid passport biographic data page.
  4. Documents related to business in the current country of residence.
  5. Document/proof of employment in the current country of residence.
  6. Three recent auto size photographs.(2.5cm*3cm)
  7. Fees of $ 70 as money order or cashier’s cheque in the name of the Embassy of Nepal. Sample (Money Order)

Note: Cash, personal cheque and credit card are not acceptable.

  1. Self-addressed prepaid return envelope with tracking number. (Not Required for self pickup)
  2. Copy of lost/damaged NRN ID, application declaring the loss or damage and police report.

Renewal

Same requirements as above with a copy of the previous NRN ID

Loss/Damage

Same requirements as above with a copy of the lost/damaged NRN ID and a self declaration letter declaring that the ID was lost (in case of loss only)

Fee: $140

Application Processing Time:

4 to 5 business days (NRN ID will be processed on the same day for Power of Attorney applicant.)

For further information on NRN, please refer to Non Resident Nepali Act, 2064 and Non Resident Nepali Regulations, 2066

 Notes:

  1. Application will be returned if the required documents are not complete.
  2. Owing to the limited number of staffs, Embassy strongly encourages the applicants to contact the Embassy for their grievances/concerns by email to consular@nepalembassyusa.org. Any consular related emails directed to the other email address of the Embassy may not be responded.

FAQ (बारम्बार सोधिने प्रश्नहरु)

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