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PASSPORT SERVICES
An individual applying for passport should observe following guidelines in order to process the case without delay:

In case of any further enquiry, please contact passport counter in the Embassy during working hours (0930-1200 hrs) or phone at 4410900 Ext. 4143.       

 

PUBLIC ADVISORY ON PHASING OUT OF HANDWRITTEN PASSPORTS

Indian citizens living in India and abroad are advised to urgently replace their handwritten passports with machine-readable passports. The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has set a deadline of the 24th November 2015 for globally phasing out of all non-Machine Readable Passports (MRPs). Thereafter, foreign Governments may deny Visa or entry to any person travelling on a non-Machine Readable Passport. For more details please click the link below - 

PUBLIC ADVISORY ON PHASING OUT OF HANDWRITTEN PASSPORTS

  


PASSPORT RELATED SERVICES 
I. A. REQUIREMENTS FOR FRESH PASSPORT 
For person aged 15 years and above :

For Children below 15 years:

 II. REQUIREMENTS FOR REISSUE OF PASSPORT 
For person aged 15 years and above:

For Children below 15 years:

NOTE: Please note that all cases of issue of Passport (except for children below 15 years) receipt of security clearance from concerned authorities is a must. No passport will be issued without receiving the same. 
IV.  REPLACEMENT OF  LOST / DAMAGED PASSPORTS

However, if an Indian national who loses passport in Nepal and is not a resident of Nepal, he/she need not produce Embassy Registration certificate provided there is sufficient evidence of onward journey to third country.
Fees: NRs 13,300/- (For a booklet containing 36 pages) and NRs.15,500/- (For a booklet containing 60 pages)
V.  CHANGE OF NAME

Fees: same as that of new passport 
VI.  CHANGE OF SURNAME (IN CASE OF MARRIAGE)

Fees: NRs 2,400/-
 VII.  CHANGE OF PERMANENT ADDRESS

Fees: same as that of new passport
 VIII.  CHANGE OF DATE OF BIRTH / PLACE OF BIRTH

Fees: same as that of new passport

With effect from 26.12.2016, some policy changes have been made to simplify the rules to facilitate passport applicants. Click here for details.

 

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