Information about Non-Resident Nepalis

  1. The Act on Non-Resident Nepalis identifies two types of Non-Resident Nepalis:
    1. Foreigners of Nepali origin (those who were Nepali citizens but have now acquired citizenship of a foreign country; or both or either of their parents or grandparents were/was a citizen of Nepal, and
    2. Nepali citizens staying abroad for more than two years.
  2. A Non-Resident Nepali (NRN) can apply at this Embassy for NRN ID with the following supporting documents:
    1. Application Form
    2. Proof that s/he is a qualified Non-Resident Nepali
  3. Fees for NRN ID Card are-
    1. US Dollars 270 for foreigners of Nepali origin (including USD 20 as application fee), and
    2. US Dollars 70 for Nepali citizens staying abroad  (including USD 20 as application fee).