How to Apply National Identity Card/Rastriya Parichaya Patra

Have you applied for National Identity Card, if not then you can easily register online, choose a desired date, give your Bio Metrics, and then it’s complete.

NID Card, also known as Rastriya Parichaya Patra in Nepal, is a digital Identity card that holds all the personal and biometric data of the cardholder on a chip. Every card has its unique identification number known as “NIN” it is like your citizenship number and this card can be owned by all the citizens of Nepal. The government’s Department of National ID and Civil Registration collects these data.

According to the DONIDCR, rastriya parichayapatra will be used for multiple purposes as this one card can hold lots of information.

National ID Card | Rastriya Parichaya Patra Apply Process

There are multiple ways through which you can apply for rashtriya parichay patra in Nepal

  1. Online registration and,
  2. Submitting the form personally

Both processes are accepted and are currently available for all the people of Nepal from the 77 districts. But the problem with this is you will still need to visit the selected office for an appointment with your original documents to get the identity card number.

Who can apply for National ID Card & Documents required

There are very few requirements to get an ID all you need is listed below.

  1. Nepalese citizen
  2. Completed 16 years of age
  3. Citizenship holder (other documents not accepted)
  4. Marriage certificate (married people)
  5. Migration certificate “Basai Sarai” (those who have moved permanently)
  6. Death certificate (if your partner is no more)

What is Biometric | How to give?

While submitting the application, everyone who wants to get the identity card should provide a digital picture, a digital fingerprint with 10 finger lines of both hands, an eyes scan, and personal biological details including a signature. Do not worry the people on DOIDACR will take these themselves.

National Identity Card | Rastriya Parichaya Patra Step by Step Process of Online Registration

This is how you can apply for NID Card online, check images below

  • To apply from online registration you need to website visitors click here
  • Login for Individual (Enter your mobile & submit OTP)
  • Click on New Enrolment
  • Add your correct personal details
  • Add contact details
  • Add family details (Parents and Grandparents Details)
  • Select desired dates
  • After confirming submit it.
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Rashtriya parichayapatra online form

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Get your NIN from SMS easy 3 steps process

  • After submitting the application form (above) you will receive a confirmation number
  • Go to the Message app
  • Type N <space> Number and then Send
  • You will receive your NIN Number.
eg. If you confirmation number is 1234567890 then type N 1234567890 send it to 30001
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When will I receive my card?

You will receive your NIN within a few days on your phone through SMS after successfully submitting your form. But to receive the National Identity Card you will have to wait.

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As these cards are prepared by National Identity Card and Registration Department at Singha Durbar. Then District Administration Offices or places that are specified by the National Identity Card and Registration Department distribute it. You will be notified by phone when your card is ready to pick up.

What Details are added in National Identity Card

It will have your basic personal plus biometric details

  • Personal details (Includes everything about you and your family)
  • Signature
  • Nationality
  • Iris (Eye scan)
  • Fingerprint (10 fingers)
  • Unique identification number
  • Photo (They will take it)
  • chip

What is Rashtriya Parichaya Patra Used for?

This card will be used to collect your data including births, deaths, migrations, marriages, divorces, etc. also used to for social security allowances and more.

  • Voter ID Card
  • Social Security Card
  • Person’s National Identify Card
  • Record for Security Management
  • To receive all Public Service

What if I lost or break the card? Can I get a new NID Card?

You can submit an application to District Administration Office with a reason, and after verifying they will provide it as a copy.

How to Download Rastriya Parichaya Patra pdf form online

If you are unable to fill the online form then you can download rastriya parichaya patra form pdf file click here after that fill-up the form and deposit it where they are accepting applications. In the case of Pokhara, they are taking these forms in District Administration Office.

Also, If there are large numbers of applications then you will need to take dates for Biometrics. After getting the dates it usually takes 1 to 2 hours if you submit the form before 10 am.

राष्ट्रिय परिचय पत्र किन बनाउने? Video

If you are still confused about how to fill online application form then you can watch this Youtube video by Swagat Gyawali he has explained everything step by step.

Video Credit: Swagat Gyawali

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