Passport

Machine Readable Passport (MRP)

The Government of Nepal started accepting applications for machine readable passport (MRP) from December 19, 2010 and the first lot of such passports were issued a week later. It may be recalled that this is perfectly in line with the commitment made by the Government to start issuing MRPs by January 1, 2011.

The Embassy of Nepal, Riyadh has started live enrollment system for making MRP since 31 January 2016. The applicant himself/herself should present in the Embassy for the live enrollment.

For more information, visit the website: http://nepalpassport.gov.np/

Fee and documents to be presented for renewal of the Nepalese Passport.

  1. Original Nepali citizenship certificate and copy of it.
  2. Current original Nepalese passport and one copy of it.
  3. Renewal fees 200- Saudi Riyals.
  4. The applicant should be present at the Embassy.

Fees and Documents to be submitted in case of the lost or damaged passport.  

  1. Original Nepali citizenship certificate and two copies of it.
  2. A copy of passport.
  3. Computer print-out from the immigration office attesting the applicant’s entry into this country and s copy of it.
  4. Police report and a copy of it.
  5. Letter from the Sponsor/Employer
  6. Renewal fees 400- Saudi Riyals.
  7. The applicant should be present at the Embassy.

Passports for infants

  1. Original Nepali Minor Identity Card and two copies of it.
  2. Original relationship verification certificate and two copies of it.
  3. A birth registration certificate (having parents’ name) of the child issued from the competent authority of the government of Nepal and two copies of it.
  4. The original citizenship certificates of parents(Father and Mother) and two copies of them.
  5. The original passports of parents (Father and Mother) and two copies of them.
  6. The original Iqama or ID of parents (Father and Mother) and two copies of them.
  7. The original marriage certificate of parents(Father and Mother) and two copies of them .
  8. Written application from the parents requesting the Embassy for the issuance of the passport to their child.
  9. Renewal fees 200/- Saudi Riyals.
  10. The parents should be present at the Embassy along with the child to submit the live enrollment application.

 

Important Information:

  • All fees are to be paid in Saudi Riyals in cash at the counter along with application. Fees once paid are not refunded, even if the application is withdrawn or the service refused for whatsoever reason.
  • For renewal of passport, the applicant must apply when the validity of the passport is less than six months.
  • Passports are normally processed in about 2 months upon the submission of live enrollment application at the Embassy.
  • If the applicant possess a hand written passport, he/she can apply for an MRP at any time before the expiry date.
  • Each applicant should submit original invoice along with old passport to receive a new Machine Readable Passport.
  • The new machine readable passport will have a validity of 10 years
  • Once a machine readable passport is issued, it is not possible to amend any particular of the bearer. Therefore, process for issuance of a new passport has to be initiated once again if there are mistakes in the picture, signature and particulars given by the bearer of the passport. Thus it is very important to prepare the application carefully so as to avoid mistakes and inconsistencies.