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Machine Readable Passport Deadline: Nov 24, 2015

This is an important notice to all Nepalese citizens who are holding non-Machine Readable passport.

According to ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) provisions, all handwritten passports will be invalid from November 24, 2015. Therefore, Nepalese citizens holding handwritten passport are requested to apply for the Machine Readable Passport (MRP) anytime soon before the deadline. Please be informed that all handwritten passports are not valid for travel effective from 24 November 2015  irrespective of the date of expiry mentioned in the passport.

Embassy Of Nepal collects the applications and dispatches them in a group to the Department of Passport, Narayanhity, Kathmandu for further processing. Normally, it takes three months to receive the passports form Kathmandu. Please be informed that once your MRP is received by the Embassy, it will be dispatched/distributed to you after completing the official procedure.

Applicants, residing in Tri States(New York, New Jersey and Connecticut) are requested to contact the Consulate General of Nepal, New York in the  following address: 820 Second Avenue, Suite 17B New York, NY 10017 USA, Tel: 212 370 3988/370 3989/ 370 3732, Fax: 212 953 2038, E-mail:

For detailed information please click here.

Should you need further information, please write to or call at 202-667-4550/51/52 during office hours.


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