Consular Services – The Consular jurisdiction of the Consulate General of India, Birgunj, covers the districts of Parsa, Bara, Rautahat, Sarlahi, Mahottari, Dhanusha, Chitwan and Makwanpur. Accordingly, consular and passport services are only provided to these 8 districts’ residents. The Consulate does not offer visa Services. Persons residing in other sections of Nepal and those requiring visas should approach the Embassy of India in Kathmandu.
The working hours for receipt of applications and attending to inquiries about consular services are 0930 – 1230 Hrs. from Monday to Friday. (The Consulate remains closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and other holidays). Details of the documents required and fees payable for consular and passport services are given in the Subheadings below. With effect from 1 April 2011, an additional service charge NRs. 200/- is levied from the applicants for each consular service.
In case of any further inquiry, don’t hesitate to contact the Consulate’s passport counter during working hours (0930-1230 hrs) or phone at 051-532244/64.
Application for the following services are to be made on plain paper giving full address and contact details of the applicant and duly signed by him/her. Please bring the original documents, as applicable, for verification by the Consulate. The fee for each service has been indicated below. In addition to the prescribed fee, a sum of NRs. 200/- is levied from applicants as a service charge.
I. Attestation of Documents/Power of Attorney
1) One recent passport-sized photograph.
2) Recommendation Letter issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nepal, or certified by a licensed Notary of Nepal for attestation or Power of Attorney for the Nepali Nationals.
3) If attestation is for the Indian National, proof of the individual being an Indian national is also required.
4) Fees: NRs. 800/-
II. Police Clearance Certificate for Indian nationals.
11) Two recent passport-size photographs
2) Photocopy of Indian Embassy/Consulate Registration Certificate.
3) Copy of Passport.
4) Fees: NRs. 800/-
III. Identity Certificate/Card for travel by air between Nepal & India*
1) Two recent passport-sized photographs.
2) Proof of being an Indian National, like a photocopy of a Passport/Voter card/Domicile certificate/ Residential certificate, or Identity card issued by State or Central governments.
3) Indian Nationals who hold a PAN Card or Driving License issued by Indian authorities can also be issued an Identity Certificate if he/she brings one Indian National as a guarantor and attaches his/her document like an Indian Embassy Registration Certificate/ passport.
4) Fees: NRs. 800/-
*Note: This ID is for use by those Indian nationals who do not hold valid Passports, Voter IDs, Government photo IDs, and School IDs issued by the Principal for children between 10-18 years. Children below 10 years do not require any IDs to travel by air between India and Nepal.
IV. Registration of Indian Nationals:- (For those Indian Nationals who are resident in Nepal)
1) Application in prescribed form (download here)
2) Two recent Passport sized photographs
3) Any two of the following documents (one each from ‘a’ and ‘b’ as proof of being an Indian National
b.)Domicile/Residential Certificate (with photograph)
Caste Certificate. (with photograph)
Passbook of an Indian nationalized bank with a photograph
4) Proof of Occupation/Residence in Nepal.
Occupation: Certificate on company letterhead stating that the individual has been working in the firm and mentioning the period of employment.
Residence: Certificate from the house owner (signed with undertaking) that the Indian National has been living in his/her house. Also, a photocopy of the owner’s citizenship certificate or other document regarding ownership of property is also required.
5) Fees: No charge for the first time.
V. Duplicate Registration (in lieu of lost/damaged registration)
1)Two recent Passport-sized photographs.
2) *Details of the earlier registration.
3) A copy of FIR lodged at the local police station
* The applicant is required to furnish details of the earlier Registration certificate as far as possible. If he/she does not know the earlier Registration number, a certificate with a new number will be issued.
4) Fees: NRs. 800/-
VI. Birth Registration: Birth Registration is done in respect of those children (having either or both parents as Indian National) who are born in Nepal and are less than 7 Yrs old.
1) Two recent Passport sized photographs
2) Birth Certificate issued by local hospital authorities.
3) Registration/proof of the parents being Indian Nationals.
4) Fees: NRs.1600/-
VII. Death Registration
1) Proof of deceased being an Indian National.
2) Certificate issued by the hospital authorities if the person died in the hospital. If the death is unnatural, a certificate issued by the local police authorities is mandatory.
3) Papers related to cremation (if cremation has taken place in Nepal).
4) Fees: NRs. 24/-
VIII Marriage Registration
1) Two recent Passport-sized photographs.
2) Copy of notice to be published in the National Dailies, one in Nepal and one in India, at the place of domicile of the applicant stating that application has been made for registration of marriage at the Consulate.
3) Proof of nationality of bride and groom. One of them should be an Indian national.
4) Three witnesses (one Nepali & two Indian or vice versa) who have to submit papers pertaining to their nationalities and have to come in person to sign the witness papers.
5) Photograph of their marriage and marriage invitation card.
6) The marriage is registered after one month of submission of the applicant.
7) Fees: NRs. 4000/-
Note: The individual cannot apply for the registration of marriage unless and until he has given notices in the National daily of India and Nepal. One month’s mandatory waiting period from the day of submission of application is observed.
IX. NOC for registration of vehicle in Nepal by Indian nationals
1) Two recent passport-size photographs.
2) Copy of Registration with the Indian Embassy/Consulate.
3) Receipt / Proof of purchase of vehicle. In the case of a used vehicle, a letter from the seller, his identity, and a copy of the blue book.
4) No Fee