Urgent Smart License: Apply for Emergency Driving License Print in Nepal

Get your smart license within 7 days, fast

The Department of Transport Management has started accepting applications for emergency driving license print in Nepal, for those who need Urgent License Printing.

This service is provided to limited citizens, who are traveling out of the country for Studies or Work reasons. You can request the urgent smart license print online or by visiting the nearest DOTM office.

Your license will be printed within 3 days, but authorities requested citizens to apply 7 days before to avoid unforeseen circumstances and delay.

This is a huge relief for those who will be travelling abroad and cannot wait to receive their license as it takes more than a year to get your License Printed in Nepal.

Check Out: Online Driving License Registration Form in Nepal (Full Process)

process to get an Urgent Smart License Card

Urgent Smart License Card Process in Nepal

Follow the steps listed below to get your fast or urgent smart license card printed within 7 days:

  • Step 1 – Submit an Urgent License Printing Request (Online and Offline).
  • Step 2 – Mention Valid reasons such as (Aroad Studies or Work).
  • Step 3 – Submit Documents.
  • Step 4 – Collect cards from DOTM Nepal after 7 days.

Emergency license print in Nepal is available for all the citizens who have recently gotten their New Licenses and those who are Renewing their Licenses.

It is better to Renew your License before you go abroad to avoid unnecessary late fees: Check out How to Renew your Driving License in Nepal

How to Apply for an Urgent Smart License Application Online in Nepal?

The application process to get your Urgent smart card in Nepal is easy and quick follow the steps:

Sign up or log in to DOTM

Log in to the official Website first, visit https://applydl.dotm.gov.np/login, if you do not have a DOTM account then here is a guide to creating a DOTM account and adding your License (Both new and old license).

Click on the Urgent Smart License Card

After successfully linking your Existing or New License to the Department of Transport Management website, now you can request for emergency driving license printing service.

Urgent Smart License Card

Choose the reason for urgent printing

Only those who are traveling abroad with proper documentation are eligible for the Fast Driving License Printing service, choose your reason from the option below.

reason for urgent printing

Submit Required Documents

For this step, we complete our application process by providing the following documents listed.

Submit Required Documents

Verification by DOTM

After you submit your documents and application your request will be forwarded to the DOTM office Department of Transport Management in Minbhawan, Kathmandu or Near you (Where you got your license) for verification of the document).

Verification by DOTM

Print and sign your form then visit DOTM to receive your License

This is the final step you must download and print the PDF application form sign it and take it to the DOTM while receiving your License.

Print and sign your form then visit DOTM to receive your License

According to the Department of Transport Management’s official website page, it takes no more than a week and if everything goes well you will receive your License within 3 days.

The reason they accept 7 days fast license print in Nepal is if you are travelling or going abroad for work or studies. But you will need to provide all the legal documents which are mentioned below.

Related: Check License Print Status in Nepal

Documents required for Fast Smart License Card printing

Documents you need to apply for urgent smart license card in Nepal
Documents you need to apply for an urgent smart license card in Nepal

The documents required for fast smart driving license printing in Nepal are

  • Application form
  • License (For renewal only)
  • Passport (Photocopy and Original)
  • Revenue Bill / VAT paid license bill photocopy.
  • Plane ticket photocopy.
  • Stamped visa photocopy.
  • Recommendation letter (For Army and Police)

The Documents needed here are the application form, which can be filled out online, and if you are renewing your license then you need to provide a copy and for those who are new, you need to provide Revenue Bill which you paid to get a license (Pink in Colour).

Other than this you will need a photocopy of your Passport, Plane Ticket, and Visa Stamp is also necessary.


Can I submit an online application for urgent license print?

Yes, DOTM accepts urgent license print requests through their official website.

How much does it cost to get an Urgent Smart License in Nepal?

The application fee for an urgent driving license in Nepal is free of cost.

How much time does an Urgent driving license take to print after application?

Your Driving License will be printed within 3 days if there are no technical difficulties, But authorities suggest you apply for emergency print before 7 days with proper documents and valid reasons.

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2 thoughts on “Urgent Smart License: Apply for Emergency Driving License Print in Nepal”

  1. Prashant Ranjitkar

    I am traveling to the United States on a tourist visa. Will I be able to apply for an urgent license?

  2. samiksha poudel

    Having Licenses also make it easier to get jobs that involve driving, such as delivery jobs or taxi services which are increasing in Nepal.

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