Passport

Passport Information

 

Passports are normally processed in about 3 months upon the submission of application for passport along with required documents to the Embassy. The passport applications are received during 9 am to 12 pm  from Saturday to Wednesday at the counter of the Embassy ,Al Jouf Road, Al Arouba Street, Sulemania, Riyadh-11693 , Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The working hour of the Embassy is 9 am to 2 pm from Saturday to Wednesday.

 

A)      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.

 

For more information, visit the website: www.dopmofa.gov.np

 

1) Fees and documents to be presented for renewal of the Nepalese Passport. 
       i) Original Nepali citizenship certificate and two copies of it.   

       ii) Current original Nepalese passport and two copies of it (page 1, 2 and 3 of it).
       iii) Renewal fees 310/- Saudi Riyals. 

       iv) Two duly filled application forms with exactly required size. It can be completed online and printed.

       v) Letter from the Sponsor/Employer and a copy of it.   

       vi) The applicant should be present at the Embassy to submit the application form.

       vii) Five copies of recent photographs matching with the standards of  Machine Readable Passport(MRP) set by International Civil Aviation Organization(ICAO).

       viii)  Standards of photograph & Photo Template

       ix)   Passport Application Form 

    x)   Guidelines to fill out passport application form 

    xi)   Guidelines to print out passport application form 

    xii)   Please read the guidelines and instructions carefully and thoroughly before filling and  printing out the application form. Machines will not read the data in the application forms if the instructions are not followed before printing.

      xiii) Please ensure that signature and finger prints are confined to the specified boxes at the bottom of the application form.

     xiv) Submission of forged documents and making false declaration relating to citizenship is a punishable offence.  Fees will not be refunded in such circumstances.

     xv) Incomplete applications will be returned to the applicants.

         For further information log on www.dopmofa.gov.np and visit Rahadani Nirdeshika 2067 or log on www.neksa.org/ and visit Passport section or contact at the Embassy on the following numbers.

 

Contact Number of the Embassy:
Phone No. 00966-1-4611108, 4645170
Fax No. 00966-1-4640690, 4651823
E-mail:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   .

 

 2) Fees and Documents to be submitted in case of the lost or stolen passport.  

         i) Original Nepali citizenship certificate and two copies of it. 

   ii)Two photocopies of the lost passport.
   iii) Computer print-out from the immigration office attesting the applicant's entry into this country and two copies of it.
   iv) Police report and two copies of it.
  v) Letter from the Sponsor/Employer and two copies of it.   
  vi) Renewal fees 620/- Saudi Riyals. 

       vii) Two duly filled application forms with exactly required size .It can be completed online and printed . (Download here)
       viii) The applicant should be present at the Embassy to submit the application form .

        ix) Five copies of recent photographs matching with the standards of Machine Readable Passport(MRP) set by International Civil Aviation Organization(ICAO).

        x)  Particulars of photograph & Photo Template

        For further information log on www.dopmofa.gov.np and visit Rahadani Nirdeshika 2067 or    http://www.neksa.org/ and visit Passport section or contact at the Embassy on the following numbers.

 

Contact Number of the Embassy:
Phone No. 00966-1-4611108, 4645170
Fax No. 00966-1-4640690, 4651823
E-mail:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   .

 

     3) Separate Passports for infants

       i) Original Nepali Minor Identity Card and two copies of it.   

      ii) Original relationship verification certificate and two copies of it.

      iii) 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.

       iv)The original citizenship certificates of parents(Father and Mother) and two copies of them.
       v) The original passports of parents (Father and Mother) and two copies of them.

     vi) The original Iqama or ID of parents (Father and Mother) and two copies of them.

     vii)The original marriage certificate of parents(Father and Mother) and two copies of them .

     viii) Written application from the parents requesting the Embassy for the issuance of the passport to their child.

        ix) Two duly filled application forms with exactly required size .It can be completed online and printed . (Download here)

        x) Five copies of recent photographs matching with the standards of Machine Readable Passport (MRP) set by International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

       xi) Renewal fees 310/- Saudi Riyals.

      xii) The parents should be present at the Embassy along with the child to submit the application form.

 

          For further information log on www.dopmofa.gov.np and visit Rahadani Nirdeshika 2067 or http://www.neksa.org/ and visit Passport section or contact at the Embassy on the following numbers.

 

Contact Number of the Embassy:
Phone No. 00966-1-4611108, 4645170
Fax No. 00966-1-4640690, 4651823
E-mail:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   .

 


     3) Fees and Documents to be submitted in case of the damaged or torn passport.  

         i) Original Nepali citizenship certificate and two copies of it.    

ii) If it is the case that the passport is torn or damaged, the same and two copies of it should be submitted.

        iii) Renewal fees 620/- Saudi Riyals. 

        iv) Two application forms should be completed online and printed.

        v)Letter from the Sponsor/Employer and a copy of it.   

       vi) The applicant should present at the Embassy.

       vii) Five copies of recent photographs with specified particulars for Machine Readable Passport.

             Standards of photograph & Photo Template

         For further information log on www.dopmofa.gov.np and visit Rahadani Nirdeshika 2067 orhttp://www.neksa.org/ and visit Passport section or contact at the Embassy on the following numbers.

 

Contact Number of the Embassy:
Phone No. 00966-1-4611108, 4645170
Fax No. 00966-1-4640690, 4651823
E-mail:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   .

 

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 3 months upon the submission of application for passport along with required documents to the Embassy.
  • If the applicant posesses a hand written passport, he/she can apply for an MRP at any time before the expiry date.
  • Personal cheques and credit/debit cards are not accepted.
  • 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.

Further information on the renewal of Nepalese Passport through post or courier services.
(Click to expend the following topics)

  1. While sending passport for its renewal from various places of Saudi Arabia:
  • The fees for the renewal of passport should be deposited in the Nepalese Embassy's A/C No. 7018339 at Saudi American Bank (SAMBA) . The original copy of the deposit slip issued by the concerned bank should be submitted with the application form and the applicant should inform the Embassy as well .
  1. While sending money through Telegraph Transfer (TT):
  • The original receipt issued by the Bank showing the transfer through TT to the Embassy's A/C NO. 7018339 at the Saudi American Bank (SAMBA) should be sent along-with the passport application form and the applicant should inform the Embassy as well. Please be informed that the Bank may deduct some amount as bank commission from the sent amount. The applicant will bear such commission. The process of renewal of the passport will be initiated only after ensuring that such money is deposited in the Embassy's bank account.
  1. One who wishes to receive the passport after renewal by Express couriers should pay in advance to the courier services for the return service and should inform the Embassy as well.
  2. 4.      While sending the passport for renewal through post or courier services, address and contact numbers, including P.O. Box and City code, of the receiver should be written clearly.
  3. The Embassy will not be responsible for any documents lost in post/courier .

 

 

 

Instructions for filling the passport application forms:

  • Download Machine Readable Passport Application Form. (PDF)
  •  Open the website http://dopmofa.gov.np/  and click passport application forms in PDF format (bottom right hand side). It will open into a document written in the Nepali language. This is the instruction given for filling the application form. Scroll all the way down and click on the last sentence (left aligned) which appears in blue colour.
  • Ø  Now a new page appears with title: Passport Application Form – Guidelines
  • Scroll all the way down and click on the very last sentence which appears in black. An application form in English appears in a separate page.
  • Fill out the form very carefully giving every information asked for in the form. Write the surname and the given name exactly the same way as in his/her old passport. Be very careful with the spelling of name. Give one space between Given name, middle name and surname (family name).
  • Print out the form, glue the passport sized photograph onto the form, neatly imprint the left and right thumb impression at the bottom and ask the worker to sign the form inside the signature box. The signature should be full and very clear, to be done in black ink. If the worker cannot put his signature, put a cross (x) mark in the signature box.
  • Click here to view Wrong way OR here to view Right way of filling up the MRP form.

 

            Instruction for the photograph for the machine readable passport:

  1. It should be a colour photograph taken within six months.
  2. Size: 45 mm X 35 mm (4.5 cm. X 3.5 cm.)
  3. Background: plain light coloured background.
  4. Lighting, Exposure, and Colour Balance

4.1 The lighting must be uniform with no shadows or reflections on the face, eye-glasses or in the background.

4.2 The subject’s eyes must not show red eye.

4.3 The photograph must have appropriate brightness and contrast.

4.4  The lighting and photographic process must be colour balanced to render skin tones faithfully.

  1. Pose:

5.1 The photograph should show the subject facing square on and looking directly at the camera with a neutral expression and the mouth closed.

5.2 The face should be in sharp focus and clear with no blemishes such as ink marks, pen, pin, paper clip, staples, folds, dents, or creases.

5.3 Some portion of the shoulders and whole head should be visible.

5.4 Both ears should be clearly visible. It should show a close up of the head and shoulders.

5.5 The subject’s eyes must not show red eye.

5.6 There must be no other people, chair back, or objects in the photograph.

5.7 The subject must not wear brightly-coloured dress.

5.8 The face should occupy 70 to 80 per cent of the photograph.

5.9 The picture should be printed in high-quality photographic paper with high resolution.

  1. Glasses: If the subject wears glasses, the photograph must show the eyes clearly with no lights reflected in the glasses. No colour lenses are allowed.

 

7. Headdress, etc.: Except for religious or medical reasons, coverings, hair, headdress, hats, scarves,   head bands, bandanas or facial ornamentation which obscure the face, are not permitted. In all cases, the person’s full facial features from bottom of chin to top of forehead and both edges of the face must be clearly visible.

       राहदानीको निवेदन फाराम भर्ने तरिका

(क) फारामको शिरमा राहदानीको लागि जुन कार्यालयमा निवेदन पेश गरिएको हो सो कार्यालयको नाम उल्लेख गर्नुपर्नेछ ।

(ख) राहदानी अङ्ग्रेजी भाषामा तयार गरिने हुनाले राहदानी माग गर्ने निवेदकले तोकिएबमोजिमको फाराम टाइप गरी पेश गर्नु पर्नेछ । यदि स्पेस दिनु परेमा सो को लागि एक कोठा खाली छाड्नुपर्नेछ । 

(ग) निवेदकको नाम, थर तथा ठेगानालाई अङ्ग्रेजी भाषामा लेख्दा हिज्जे फरक पर्न सक्ने हुँदा पुरानो राहदानी भएमा सो अनुसार र शैक्षिक योग्यताको प्रमाणपत्रमा उल्लिखित हिज्जेलाई ध्यान दिनुपर्नेछ ।

(घ) राहदानीको निवेदन फाराममा १७ खण्डहरु रहेका छन् । ती खण्डहरुलाई निम्नानुसार क्रमैसँग भर्नुपर्नेछ । फाराममा *चिन्ह दिइएका खण्डहरु अनिवार्य रुपमा भर्नुपर्नेछ ।

(१) थर (Surname) भर्दा निवेदकको नागरिकताको प्रमाणपत्रमा उल्लिखित थर लेख्नुपर्नेछ ।
(२) नाम (Given Name) भर्दा निवेदकको नागरिकताको प्रमाणपत्रमा उल्लेख भएको नामको पहिलो र बीचको नाम लेख्नु पर्नेछ । उदाहरणका लागिः

पूरा नाम कृष्ण बहादुर थापा भएका निवेदकले थरमा Thapa र नाममा Krishna Bahadur लेख्नुपर्नेछ ।
बिवाहितमहिलालेआफ्नो माइती र पति दुवैको थर लेख्न चाहेमा त्यसो गर्न सकिनेछ । जस्तैः गीता कुमारी गौतम खनाल पूरा नाम भएकी निवेदकले थरमा Gautam Khanal नाममा Gita Kumari लेख्नु पर्नेछ । त्यस्तोमा विवाह दर्ताको प्रमाणपत्र पेश गर्नुपर्नेछ ।

बिवाहित महिलाले आफ्नो माइती तर्फो मात्र थर लेख्न चाहेमा त्यसो गर्न सकिनेछ । तर पति तर्फो थर राख्न चाहेमा विवाह दर्ताको प्रमाणपत्र पेश गर्नुपर्नेछ ।

(३) जन्मस्थान (Place of Birth) सम्बन्धी खण्ड भर्दा निवेदकको नागरिकताको प्रमाणपत्रमा उल्लिखित जन्मस्थानको जिल्ला भर्नुपर्नेछ । यदि बच्चा UK, Ireland, Iceland र Malta मा जन्मिएको अवस्थामा सम्बन्धित देशको नाम लेख्नु पर्ने छ
(४) राष्ट्रियता (Nationality) सम्बन्धी खण्ड भर्दा अङ्ग्रेजीमा NEPALESE भर्नु पर्नेछ ।

(५) (क) जन्ममिति (Date of Birth) खण्ड भर्दा निवेदकले नागरिकताको प्रमाणपत्रमा उल्लिखित जन्ममिति बिक्रम सम्वतमा र त्यसलाई रुपान्तरण गरी इश्वी सम्वतमा समेत लेख्नु पर्नेछ ।


विक्रम सम्वतबाट इश्वी सम्वतमा रुपान्तरण गर्दा ७ दिन सम्मको फरक परेमा सो को पुष्ट्याइ गर्ने प्रमाण पेश गरेमा सो बमोजिमको जन्ममिति राहदानीमा उल्लेख गर्न सकिनेछ । बिक्रम सम्वतबाट इश्वी सम्बतमा जन्ममिति रुपान्तरण गर्दा ३ दिन सम्म फरक परेमा त्यसको पुष्ट्याइ गर्ने थप प्रमाण पेश गर्नु पर्नेछैन ।
माथिखण्ड-क) को अधिनमा रही जन्म मिति भर्दा S.L.C. वा सो भन्दा माथिको शैक्षिक प्रमाणपत्रमा उल्लिखित जन्म मिति र पहिले राहदानी लिइ सकेको भए त्यसमा उल्लिखित जन्म मितिलाई ध्यान दिनु पर्नेछ ।

(६) लिङ्ग (Sex) खण्ड भर्दा निवेदकको नागरिकताको प्रमाणपत्रमा उल्लिखित लिङ्ग भर्नु पर्नेछ ।

(७) नागरिकता वा अनुमति नं Citizenship or Permit No. सम्बन्धी खण्ड भर्दा निवेदकको नागरिकताको प्रमाणपत्रको नम्बर भर्नुपर्नेछ । नावालकको हकमा नावालक परिचय पत्र नम्बर लेख्नु पर्ने छ । यदि नावालक परिचयपत्र नभएको अवस्थामा बच्चा UK, Ireland, Iceland र Malta मा जन्मिएको अवस्थामा तिनै देशहरुबाट जारी भएको जन्म दर्ता प्रमाणपत्र नम्बर लेख्नु पर्ने छ ।

(८) जारीमिति (Date of Issue) मा नागरिकताको प्रमाणपत्र जारी भएको मिति उल्लेख गर्नुपर्नेछ । यदि नावालक परिचयपत्र भएमा परिचयपत्रको जारी मिति र जन्म दर्ता प्रमाणपत्र भएमा जन्मदर्ता प्रमाणपत्रको जारी मिति उल्लेख गर्नु पर्ने छ ।

(९) जारी भएको स्थान (Place of Issue) मा नागरिकताको प्रमाणपत्र जारी भएको जिल्लाको नाम लेख्नुपर्नेछ ।

(१०) पूरानो राहदानी वा यात्रा अनुमतिपत्र नं (Old Passport or Travel Document No.) सम्बन्धी खण्ड भर्दा पहिले राहदानी लिएको भए उक्त राहदानीको नम्बर पहिले एक भन्दा बढी राहदानी लिएको भएमा पछिल्लो राहदानीको नम्बर उल्लेख गर्नुपर्नेछ ।

(१० A) जारी भएको मिति (Date of Issue) सम्बन्धी खण्ड भर्दा पूरानो राहदानी वा यात्रा अनुमति पत्र जारी भएको मिति उल्लेख गर्नुपर्नेछ ।

(१० B) जारी भएको स्थान (Place of Issue) ११ ठेगाना (Address) सम्बन्धी खण्ड भर्दा पूरानो राहदानी वा यात्रा अनुमतिपत्र जारी भएको ठाउँ उल्लेख गर्नुपर्नेछ ।

(११ A-E) ११ A देखि E सम्मका खण्ड भर्दा निवेदकको स्थायी ठेगाना भएको जिल्ला नगरपालिका वा गा.वि.स. वडा नम्बर टोल वा गाउँको नाम र घर नम्बर र ब्लक नम्बर भएमा सो समेत क्रमैसँग लेख्नुपर्नेछ । घर नम्बर र ब्लक नम्बर नहुनेले घर नम्बरको ठाउँ खाली छाड्न सकिनेछ ।

(१२) इमेल (E-Mail) सम्बन्धी खण्डमा निवेदकको सम्पर्क इमेल ठेगाना भएमा प्रष्टसँग उल्लेख गर्नुपर्नेछ ।

(१३) फोन नं (Phone No.) सम्बन्धी खण्डमा निवेदकको फोन नंं भएमा प्रष्टसँग उल्लेख गर्नुपर्नेछ । आफ्नो फोन नभएमा परिवारका सदस्य वा नजिकका चिनजानका व्यक्तिको नम्बर दिन सकिनेछ ।

(१४) आपत परेमा खबर गर्ने निकटतम व्यक्तिको (Next of Kin) खण्डमा निवेदक विदेशमा छँदा कुनै संकट परेमा खबर गर्न सकिने निवेदकको परिवारको सदस्य वा आफन्त वा मित्रको नाम र ठेगाना भर्नुपर्नेछ ।

(१४) १४A देखि १४B सम्मका खण्डमा निवेदक विदेशमा छँदा आपत परेमा खबर गर्ने व्यक्तिको पूरा नाम थर ठेगाना जिल्ला गा.वि.स. र न.पा. वडा नंं टोलरगाँउ घर नम्बर समेत क्रमैसँग भर्नुपर्नेछ ।

(१५) नाता (Relationship) सम्बन्धी खण्डमा आपत परेको बेलामा खबर गर्नुपर्ने व्यक्तिसँग निवेदकको के नाता पर्छ सो उल्लेख गर्नुपर्नेछ ।


(१६) फोन नं (Phone No.) सम्बन्धी खण्डमा आपत परेमा खबर गर्नुपर्ने व्यक्तिको फोन नम्बर भएमा सो लेख्नुपर्नेछ ।

(१७) इमेल (E-mail) सम्बन्धी खण्डमा आपत परेमा खबर गर्नुपर्ने व्यक्तिको इमेल भएमा सो प्रष्टसँग लेख्नुपर्नेछ ।

(१८) फारामको अन्त्यमा निवेदकको दायाँ र बायाँ बुढी औंलाको छाप प्रष्टसँग लगाउनुपर्नेछ । निवेदकको सही (Applicant's Signature) सम्बन्धी कोठामा निवेदकले पूरा हस्ताक्षर गर्नुपर्नेछ । उक्त हस्ताक्षर डिजिटल प्रविधिबाट निवेदकको राहदानीमा राख्नुपर्ने हुँदा हस्ताक्षर पूरा र प्रष्ट नभएमा निवेदक स्वयं जिम्मेवार हुनुपर्नेछ । निरक्षर भएमा हस्ताक्षर गर्नुपर्ने बक्समा × चिन्ह लगाउनु पर्नेछ 

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