3. Establishment of Central Passport Office

3. Establishment of Central Passport Office

3. Establishment of Central Passport Office :
(1) The Government of Nepal may establish central passport office for issuing the machine readable passport and conducting other functions and activities related to passport, under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
(2) The office as pursuant to Sub-rule(1) shall remain in Kathmandu.

(3) Central Passport Office may establish Branch Office out of the Kathmandu Valley as per the need.