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 TOTAL NUMBER OF e-PASSPORTS PRODUCED AS OF 21st May, 2023 : 1,682,986
The person should not travel on lost, or stolen passport even if the lost passport is found. 
राहदानी विभागले २०७९ माघ १६ गतेदेखि लागू हुने गरी एक महिनाको लागि प्रत्येक दिन १५०० का दरले अग्रिम अनलाइन आवेदन (Pre-enrollment) फाराम खोल्ने छ। प्रत्येक दिन एक महिनापछिको थप एक दिनका लागि आवेदन फाराम क्रमशः खोल्दै जाने। अनलाइन फाराम सिद्धिन लागेको देखिएमा पुनः एक महिनाका लागि फाराम खोल्ने र यस व्यवस्थालाई निरन्तरता दिने छ। यसरी अग्रिम अनलाइन फाराम खोल्दा सेवाग्राहीले समयमा नै योजना गरी राहदानी सेवा लिने अपेक्षा गरिएको छ।
Additional Appointment Opening Time for Department of Passports : 03:30 PM (During Office Days). For District Administration Office/Area Administration Office and abroad Missions, kindly contact respective enrollment centers for appointment information.

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Where to apply for ePassport ?

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Department of Passports, Tripureshwor, Kathmandu

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It generally takes 2 to 3 working days after the enrollment. However, if the details of citizenship, National Identity Card, old passport, etc. are not verified or photograph as per ICAO criteria is not met, further investigation is required. Unfortunately, passports may not be available on time despite emergency service due to software upgrades or any other technical reasons. So, the Department kindly requests the applicants to book tickets or make necessary travel arrangements only after the passport is received.

The regular service for ePassports is available from all the District Administration Offices in Nepal and all Nepali Diplomatic Missions abroad.

Passports will be available in all the three districts of Kathmandu Valley within a week. Passports will be available within 15 days on the Mahendra Highway outside Kathmandu and surrounding districts and districts with air facilities. After receiving the passport at the district administration offices, an SMS will be sent to the applicant's mobile to collect the passport.

While filling the citizenship number, applicants are required to fill the number from right side incase citizenship number is longer than 14 digits. For eg; if your citizenship number is 072-312-13792/432796, please fill 31213792432796. Note that current system does not allow special characters like hyphen(-) or slash(/), and hence is not required.

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