CVR application process to go online

Kathmandu, August 30

Those who want to obtain character verification report from police will no longer have to stand in long queues and visit police offices for submission of application.

Nepal Police said it was planning to launch an online application portal for character verification report as part of the security body’s efforts to bring about institutional reforms.

A deputy inspector general of police informed that the online character verification report issuance process would save time for applicants and police officers and improve service delivery. character verification report  is mandatory for anyone applying for visa, abroad study, foreign employment and local and international jobs. He said concerned authorities would electronically process the character verification report and forward it to the local police station for issuance after necessary verification.

Currently, Nepal Police receive applications for character verification report from Ranipokhari-based Metropolitan Police Office, Maharajgunj police, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur metropolitan police ranges, and regional police offices for Nepali citizens residing in the country. However, Nepalis living abroad, foreign refugees and foreigners living in Nepal may apply for the character verification report at the Nepal Police Headquarters, Character Verification Section, Naxal, Kathmandu.

Character verification report is issued upon verification of the applicants’ personal details and criminal history. The applicants have to approach the designated police stations to apply for the certificate. The entire process takes up to seven working days after which the character verification report is issued to the applicant.

People from remote areas aspiring to go abroad for employment have to travel to urban centres to submit application for the police document.