How to Apply for NOC | No Objection Certificate in Nepal?

No Objection Certificate in Nepal

NOC or No Objection Certificate is required to ensure that the student has met all the necessary requirements and has obtained approval from the Government of Nepal to travel abroad for education.

ApplicationNo Objection Certificate
Issuing authorityMinistry of Education
Application modeOnline
Application time5 minutes
Online applicationhttps://noc.moest.gov.np/
Offline submissionSanothimi, Bhaktapur, Nepal
Processing time2 – 3 Days
Fees & chargesRs 2000
Status trackingSMS
No Objection Certificate 2023


Apply for NOC Letter: No Objection Certificate Application Process

No Objection Certificate
Sample Image of No Objection Certificate

To get NOC letter in Nepal, you must first fill up and online application form through,

  1. NOC Website: noc.moest.gov.np or
  2. Nagarik App (Available on both Android and IOS)

After successfully filling up the application form you can download the PDF file and print it, then visit the MOEST on the appointed date with the payment receipt.

Physical form submission has been stopped, and they only accept online applications.

1. Create an Account on NOC

The first step is to visit the Ministry of Education of Science and Technology‘s NOC sub-page.


Visit http://noc.moest.gov.np/ which is the official website to submit an online application form for a No Objection Certificate.

Here you must create a new account and verify your mobile, email and upload the necessary documents and information.

After completing this you can apply for NOC Letter.

a. Mobile VerificationThrough OTP

Mobile OTP for NOC Letter
Verify your OTP on NOC Website
  • Enter your mobile number and click on Proceed
  • Check your phone for OTP
  • Type your OPT and click on Proceed

You must use a mobile number that you can use as the appointment date, the time will be sent here.

b. Set a new password

New NOC Webiste password
Set password for NOC

After verifying your mobile number you need to set a new password for your NOC’s website account.

Keep this password safe and secure as this will be useful even after receiving your No Objection Letter.

c. Email verification

Email Verification for NOC
Verify your Email to get NOC

You must have an email account and verify it with NOC Online Nepal

  • Here, enter your email address and click on Proceed.
  • Check your email for an email verification token.
  • Type it in the box and click Verify Email.

2. Identity Verification

After successfully creating an account you must verify your identity by providing information and uploading documents such as citizenship and Passport.

a. Upload Citizenship and Permanent Address

Citizenship and Address verification for NOC
Citizenship and Address verification for NOC

For identification purposes, you have to upload your Citizenship and Permanent address details. this is to verify you as a valid Nepalese citizen.

You also have to scan and upload your citizenship (take a clear photo) and recent photograph and upload it.

b. Upload Passport

Passport for NOC
Upload Passport and Information for NOC

Here you have to enter your passport number and Date of Birth (AD) which is an english date.

You also have to upload the front page of your passport which has your photo.

3. Application for No Objection Certificate

After completing your identity process you now have the actual application for No Objection Certificate.

You have to provide details of your last Academics and your plans for future.

a. Acamedic

Last Acamedic - NOC
Select your last academic
  • Select Nepal as your country (Where you completed your school).
  • Choose your level of education (+12, Bachelor, Master).
  • Choose the faculty you studied.
  • Write your name (As in your school report).
  • Your Parent name (As in Citizenship).

b. Select your Collage and Course

Choose collage and course for NOC Letter
Choose collage and course for NOC Letter
  • First, select the country you are going to for further studies.
  • Then, choose the college you indeed to study (If collage does not exist you can register it).
  • Choose the level you are going to study.
  • Choose faculty and
  • Lastly choose the subject you are planning to study.

This information should match your admission letter. So, please confirm before submission.

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4. Application Completion

Upload document of NOC
Upload required documents before submission.

You will get option to upload documents, before submission. Scan those documents on mobile and it must be clear.

As this is the last step after this you will get a PDF Application file on your email address that you have registered.

Print it, it has all the details that you have entered till now, it also has list of documents you need to take with you.

Documents Required for NOC in Nepal

Documents that you need while applying for a No Objection Letter in Nepal are as follows:

  1. Citizenship Certificate.
  2. Passport.
  3. Academic transcript of last academic degree.
  4. The offer letter / i20 of the desired course from the University.
  5. Council registration certificate (Engineer or Doctor or Nurse).
  6. Old NOC if you are re-applying.

You might need an Equivalence Certificate in Nepal if you have academics from foreign (Studies in Indian or another board)

No Objection Certificate: Office Counter

  • Room 1: Document Verification. This is where they will verify all your documents.
  • Room 2: Bank (Rastriya Banijya Bank). If you have not paid online, you can pay your NOC fee.
  • Rooms 3,4,5: Hardcopy submission of your documents & you will receive your NOC letter.
  • Room 6: NOC registration and official stamping.
  • Room 7: If you have any urgency or need any problem-solving, you can visit there.

Step by Step Process: Apply NOC Online in Nepal

NOC Online Application Process in Nepal 2023 | Credit: Digital Life

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