Passport Renewal


Regular passport or renewal of expiring passport (normal processing time: 5-7 weeks. BUT the application from Ireland and Malta or any other postal applications may take 2-3 months (special circumstances apply). 

Handwritten MRP Application forms are NOT accepted. 

For MRP Live Enrollment (Inside UK):
  • The applicants from the UK should visit the Embassy in person for live enrollment. They should fill the pre-enrollment form and visit the Embassy to provide bio-metric information. Pre-enrollment form(click here). While filling the pre-enrollment form, the applicants are requested to select ‘Mission’ at the application source (Section 3.Appointment).

  • Valid Passport & photocopy of passport,
  • Recent Visa Copy.
  • Photocopy of Citizenship Certificate,
  • **Total 2 pp size photographs (border-less, white background, colour, size 35mm x 45mm),
  • Due to the Live MRP enrollment system, the applicant must visit the embassy with cash of (£110) for passport fee except for the special circumstances.

**Photographs for MRP passport must be professionally printed with white background, standard size of (35mm x 45mm), border less and 80% of your face should be shown. Taking photos at Professional photo studios are highly recommended.

Note: If you have pending visa application with old handwritten passport at home office and you need to apply for MRP without passport, please ensure that you provide Home Office letter which includes your home office or case reference number.

  • The applicants from Ireland and Malta can provide two copies of the completed and printed application form by post.  Passport application form (click here)
  • Valid Passport & photocopy of passport,
  • Recent Visa Copy.
  • Photocopy of Citizenship Certificate,
  • **Total 4 pp size photographs (border-less, white background, colour, size 35mm x 45mm),
  • Applicants from Ireland and Malta should enclose bank draft of (£110) made payable to ‘Embassy of Nepal’ and a separate (£10) bank draft for the self addressed return envelope (for renewed passport to be sent back). 

**Photographs for MRP passport must be professionally printed with white background, standard size of (35mm x 45mm), border less and 80% of your face should be shown. Taking photos at Professional photo studios are highly recommended.

Note: If you have pending visa application with old handwritten passport at home office and you need to apply for MRP without passport, please ensure that you provide Home Office letter which includes your home office or case reference number.


Those who are over 16 years old and do not have a Nepali Citizenship Certificate are eligible to apply for a Machine Readable Passport (MRP) for one time validated 2-4 years if their both of parents (Father & Mother) holding a Nepali nationality. 

Requirements:

    • The applicants from the UK should visit the Embassy in person for live enrollment. They should fill the pre-enrollment form and visit the Embassy to provide bio-metric information. Pre-enrollment form(click here). While filling the pre-enrollment form, the applicants are requested to select ‘Mission’ at the application source (Section 3.Appointment).
    • The applicants from Ireland and Malta can provide two copies of the completed and printed application form by post.  Passport application form (click here)
    • An application specifying of its need and reasons showing delay of making a Nepali Citizenship Certificate.
    • A photocopy of Birth Certificate registered in Nepal (having parents’ name), or NABALAK PARICHAYAPATRA
    • A photocopy of passport of the father AND mother with valid visa if applicable
    • A photocopy of Nepali citizenship certificate of the father AND mother
    • Total 2 pp size photographs (border-less, white background, colour, size 35mm x 45mm)
    • Due to the Live MRP enrollment system, the applicant must visit the embassy with cash of (£110) for passport fee except for the special circumstances
    • The applicants from Ireland and Malta should enclose bank draft of (£110) made payable to ‘Embassy of Nepal’ and a separate (£10) bank draft for the self addressed return envelope (for renewed passport to be sent back). In addition, postal application should send 4 pp size photographs (border-less, white background, colour, size 35mm x 45mm)

The fee can be paid in cash for application made in person or by postal order (*Please note that personal cheques are not accepted) for application made via post.

For more information please contact us on 02072291594 or email: consular@nepembassy.org.uk