Nepal Traffic Police Enhances License Acceptance via Nagarik App 2023
In a social media post on Monday, the Nagarik App informed that this service will be implemented across the country. Along with this, if you drive without violating the traffic rules, the driver’s license shown through the Nagarik app during the check will be valid.
We would like to inform you that the system of recognizing the driver’s license shown through the Nagarik app during the check when the Nepalese citizens drive without violating the traffic rules has been implemented nationwide,” the post of the Nagarik app.
Questions were frequently raised about why the digital license shown by the Nagarik app, which was launched by the government with the aim of covering all government services in one place, is not valid. According to Section 131 of the Vehicle and Traffic Management Act 2049, traffic inspectors or the Nepal Police have to show a driver’s driving license or vehicle registration book in the course of investigation, so the traffic police argued that the physical license should be shown. Now, with the coordination between the Nagarik app and the traffic police, drivers will be able to show their license from their mobile phones.
How to link the license to the Nagarik app?
You must have created an account with all your details in the Nagarik app. If not, Click Here for Android to download the Nagarik app and click here for iOS to download the app. Then verify the account by giving the details as requested there. After that, the driving license can be linked by following the process below:
First of all, go to the homepage of the Nagarik app.
- Then, tap on the option of ‘Driving License’ under the option written ‘Popular Services’ or ‘Popular Services’ in Nepali.
- Enter your driver’s license number and tap on the ‘Submit’ button.
- And, if the number given by you matches, the license is linked.
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