E-Passport

For E-Passport Live Enrollment (Inside UK):
  • The applicants are required to fill the pre-enrollment form and and be physically present at the Embassy only at the date and time of the appointment. 
  • Provide the following documents for biometrics:
      • A print-out of the application form,
      • An original passport and it’s copy,
      • A Original Nepalese Citizenship Certificate and it’s copy.
      • A copy of a marriage registration certificate or a divorce registration certificate if the applicant’s surname has been changed after getting married or divorced.
  • While filling the pre-enrollment form, the applicants are requested to follow the processes as mentioned in the provided link (Process for e-passport pre-enrollment).
  • Fees for the renewal of E-Passport is £110 for 34 pages and £155 for 66 pages.
  • While doing pre-enrollment for the passport application, the applicants are not required to pay the fees online. They can make the payment during their visit to the Embassy for biometrics with the bank cards (Visa Debit/Credit, Master Card Debit/Credit, All Maestro cards). 
  • Generally, the e-passport processing time is 3-4 weeks. The notification of the arrival of passport will be sent to the applicant’s email. 

NOTE: Jewelleries and makeups should be removed before providing biometrics.

 

For Replacement of lost/Stolen/Damaged E-Passport, the applicant should submit an application stating reasons of lost/stolen/damage and submit the photocopy of the lost/stolen/damaged passport. The fees for the replacement of lost/stolen/damaged passport is £220 for 34 pages and £310 for 66 pages (if the applicant wishes to apply for 66 pages passport again).
 
Collection of passport:

Please visit the Embassy with old passport and payment receipt to collect renewed passport. Please note that the applicants who wish to get their passports by post can leave a self-addressed return envelope at the Embassy during the biometrics. Those who have not left the prepaid envelope at the Embassy can request to send their passport using Royal Mail online service from the link below:

https://send.royalmail.com/

Please visit this link below to get full information:

https://uk.nepalembassy.gov.np/notice-on-requesting-passport-and-other-necessary-documents-via-royal-mail/


To make an application for an E-Passport for the Children below 10 years, the applicant requires to submit the following documents, including the print-out of the pre-enrollment form:
  • An application specifying of its need from parents.
  • An original passport (if the applicant holds one)
  • A photocopy of birth registration certificate (having parents’ name). UK birth registration Certificate is valid only for first time application.
  • A Child Certificate if the child was born in Nepal.
  • A photocopy of parent’s passport.
  • A photocopy of parent’s Nepalese citizenship certificate.
  • A copy of parent’s marriage registration certificate.
  • The fees for the application of an E-Passport or a renewal of the old passport is £55 for 34 pages and £80 for 66 pages.

**The Children over 10 years and under 16 years and the applicants who are above 16 years but have not received Nepali Citizenship Certificate also require to submit the same documents as above but the fees would be the same as adults. If the Children over 16 years could not travel to Nepal for Nepalese Citizenship Certificate, they will be allowed to apply for an e-passport with the validity of 2 years for once. During 2 years period, they need to visit to Nepal to get a Nepali Citizenship Certificate and apply for a new passport from Nepal. The renewal of passport  from the Embassy is not possible without getting the Nepali Citizenship Certificate.

**In case of minor (below 5 years), photographs for e-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 a pending visa application with old handwritten passport at home office and you need to apply for e-passport without passport, please ensure that you provide a Home Office letter which includes your home office or case reference number.


Suspension of the Application for MRP Passport

Effective from 25 November 2022, all the applicants willing to apply for a Nepali Passport should mandatorily make an application for an e-Passport. The Embassy doesn’t accept application for Machine Readable Passport anymore. Therefore, the Embassy requests all the applicants to visit the Embassy for biometrics to apply for an e-passport. The applicants from Ireland and Malta who cannot visit the Embassy for biometrics can be benefitted from the consular services extended by the Embassy in the countries of their residence in appropriate time. The Embassy will   

Please read the notice regarding the suspension of the application of MRP Passport: https://uk.nepalembassy.gov.np/notice-regarding-mrp-form/


Instructions to Fill Out the Form

  1. Enter https://emrtds.nepalpassport.gov.np/ on your browser.
  2. Choose among First Issuance/Renewal/ Replacement (Lost/Stolen)/Replacement (Damaged). Hand written passport holders must chose First Issuance.
  3. Select Ordinary (34 pages) or one of the available options and then click on proceed.
  4. Select ‘ I agree ‘
  5. Fill up your required details under the different subheadings. Please note that applicants in the United Kingdom are not mandatorily required to fill up their National ID Number. You can skip the field if you do not have National ID number.
  6. Upload separate scanned copies of your Nepali citizenship card (front and back). Also, upload scanned copies of your MRP passport’ s personal data page (Page 2 and Page 3) and back page (Page 30 and Page 31). You are also required to upload a scanned copy of your marriage certificate in case your current surname has changed because of your marriage. Similarly, you are required to upload a scanned copy of your migration certificate in case your permanent address is other than mentioned in your citizenship card.
  7. Click on ‘Book Your Appointment’ and select NE, London as your option and select your preferred date and time. 
  8. Then submit the form and download it.
  9. Please print a copy of the form as it should be submitted along with your application at the Embassy.
  10. For full application process in Nepali, please visit (Process for e-passport pre-enrollment)

Note: Manual Form for PASSPORT Application (Use this form only in case of failure to complete online e-passport form). Applicant must have to send the copy of passport and citizenship by email at consular@nepembassy.org.uk before visit to the Embassy for biometric. Click here to Schedule Appointment (Only for Manual form applicant).

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