NRN ID for Foreign National of Nepali Origin

NRN ID for Foreign National of Nepali Origin


Complete the Online Application form HERE

  1. Click ‘Sign Up’ and fill up your details and create your account
  2. Click ‘Sign In’
  3. Click ‘Continue’ under “Foreign National of Nepali Origin” Select “Nepali Embassy, Ottawa”
  4. Select ID Card Type; For Example, select ‘New’ if you are applying for the first time
  5. Fill up all the details of numbers 1 and 2 (To fill up detail of No. 2 click ‘add’), numbers 3,4,5 are optional
  6. Upload the following documents under “Attached Documents”
    (i)Around 400×300 pixel wide Passport Sized Photo- Mandatory
    (ii)Signature (Sign on plain paper and make JPEG file)- Mandatory
    (iii)Biographic data page of your current Canadian passport
    (iv)Canadian Citizenship Certificate and Oath Certificate (Birth Certificate in case of the  applicants born in Canada)
    (v)  (a)  Copy of the Nepali citizenship certificate of the applicant (if the applicant remained a Nepali citizen in the past, first-generation NRN)
    (b)  Copy of the Nepali citizenship certificate of the father or mother of the applicant (if  the applicant has not received Nepali citizenship or is second                     generation NRN, i.e. the  applicant is born as a foreign national but his/her father or mother were Nepali citizen)
    (c)  Copy of the Nepali citizenship certificate of the grandfather or grandmother of the applicant (if the applicant is third generation NRN, i.e. the applicant and his/her father or mother are born foreign nationals but the applicant’s grandfather/  grandmother were citizens of Nepal) and the document that proves the relationship between the applicant and the grandparent.

7. Go to the “Preview” Section, check the details, and print out your duly filled application form
8. Submit your application by clicking ‘Apply for Card’ under ‘Card Request’

After submitting the Online Form, Send the following documents by Post or in Person

(a) The signed printout of the duly filled online application form
(b) Copies of the documents mentioned above in Item No. 6
(c) Evidence of Business/Occupation/Employment (copy of business registration certificate, appointment letter, etc.)(if applicable)
(d)Two recent passport-size photographs of the applicant
(e) Pre-paid self-addressed return envelope with tracking number (Not Required for self-pickup)

Fee: CAD 690.00 -Payment can be made through Debit Card (if in person),  Money order/Bank Draft in the name of ‘Embassy of Nepal, Ottawa’.

Processing Time:  Around 5-7 working days once the Embassy receives the documents.