Govt to launch mobile app for passport application

- Post Report, Kathmandu
Service seekers can install the app, download the form and fill out the personal details before submission

Jan 3, 2017-After online application system, the Department of Passport is launching a mobile application on Tuesday that will further ease the passport application process.

Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat will be launching the mobile app at a function to be organised on the department premises.

The DoP has successfully tested the Nepal Passport app. Service seekers can install the app, download the application form and fill out the personal details before submission.

Once submitted, the app will generate a barcode which service seekers can take with them while visiting the department for final processing of the application.

After receiving the barcode, applicants can take an appointment through 

the app for clicking photos, to pay the bill or to collect the passport.

At present, service seekers cannot pay the passport fees online. “We are going to introduce such services in the near future,” said an official.

Published: 03-01-2017 09:11

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