4. Functions of the Office

4. Functions of the Office

4. Functions of the Office :
(1) The office shall perform the following functions :–
(a) To issue the Machine Readable Passport pursuant to the standard specified by the Document 9303 of International Civil Aviation organization (ICAO),
(b) To submit the model of the passport to the Government of Nepal for approval after preparing the model and to distribute the passport as in the approval model,
(c) To distribute the passport making required inquiry on the application received for the passport,
(d) To take application for travel document and to issue travel document,
(e) To keep the record related to the issued passport and travel document safe in electronic form,
(f) To perform other necessary activities related to the management of the passport,
(g) To perform other functions assigned by the Government of Nepal.
(2) The office may delegate the authority (power) of issuing of the general passport pursuant to these Rules to other agencies or missions of Government of Nepal.