An arrangement has been made where non-resident Nepali citizenship certificate will be mentioned in the citizenship provided to non-resident Nepalis. He clarified that those acquiring such type of citizenship certificate would have no political rights. As per the Regulations, those acquiring non-resident Nepali citizenship certificate would have social, cultural and financial rights but arrangement of oath has also made for them, mentioned Katuwal.
The Regulations has also provision that citizenship could be granted to the citizens above 16 years on the basis of the signature of people’s representative if the applicants’ father or family refuse to sign for the citizenship certificate. Similarly, citizenship certificate could be provided to children brought up at government certified orphanages based on the recommendation of local governments. Likewise, the Regulations has a provision that citizenship certificate could be granted to those who have already acquired citizenship but willing to change their gender status in the citizenship certificate after making decision from Cabinet on the basis of certificate from the Health and Population of Ministry. —