Machine Readable Passport (MRP) Application in case of Accidental / Willful Damage and Tampering of Passport.

Before submitting your application through mail or drop off, you must first submit your details Here and continue below for the application.

We will return back your application if we do not receive your details.


1. Machine Readable Passport (MRP)

 Applicant must fill both (a & b forms)

a. Download Application Here . (Print with any size paper and fill out in Nepali or English)

b. Download MRP Application Form Here. ( Duly filled in English and signed two original forms with the same information in the following specifications:

Paper size: 29.7 cm x 21 cm (A4 size). Printed area size: 27 cm x 18.5 cm (Length and Breadth).

Follow these instructions while printing the form

MRP Application Form Printing Instruction and  Passport Guidelines

If you are unable to get the required paper and print the form as per instructions, you can send a Pre-paid return envelope of 9” x 12” size and tracking number to the below address requesting for form.

Embassy of Nepal, 2131 Leroy Place NW
Washington DC 20008

You can also submit the forms in person at the Embassy during the working days.

c. Current Passport: Submit your current passport along with a two copies of passport pages showing your personal particulars, amendments if any and the information of next of kin using the least pages.

Note: Copy of all pages is not required.

d. Original Citizenship Certificate: Submit your Original Citizenship Certificate along with a two copies showing information of both sides in a single page. If you do not have the original citizenship and submit the copy only (Nepali version), the Embassy has to verify the authenticity of the copy through the concerned District Administration Office in Nepal. In such situation, the processing of application in turn will take more time than normal processing time. Normally, it takes three months to process the MRP.

Note: Do not send the translated copy of Citizenship.

e. Three recent color photographs with below specifications:

  •  2 x 2 inch
  • Eyes open
  • White background with no shadow
  • No shadow on face
  • Border less
  • Clearly visible both ears
  • Neutral expression
  • No glass
  • No teeth shown up
  • No ornaments
  • Face coverage: 70% to 80% of photo area.

Please download Photo Instruction in English and Nepali

Note: Please send photographs in a small envelope for safety with your name on it.

f. Money Order or Cashier Cheque Only: Money order or Cashier Cheque of U.S. $ 300/- only with at least one year’s validity payable to the Embassy of Nepal, with the name and address of the applicant written on it.

Note: Submitted application will be returned back immediately, if we do not receive a complete documents.