A Non Resident Nepali (NRN); (Nepali: गैर आवासीय नेपाली, Gair Aawasiya Nepali) is a person of Nepali descent having the citizenship of other countries and a Nepali citizen living at least two years having any profession or business in any foreign country.
According to the Non Resident Nepali Act, 2007 article II, the word 'Non Resident Nepali' does not include Nepali citizen or citizen of SAARC countries of Nepali descent living in SAARC countries. It further excludes the students and members and staffs of Nepali deplometic mission staying in any foreign country.
The Non Resident Nepali Association was established by the conference held by 11–14 October 2003 in Kathmandu, Nepal. The fourth NRN global conference was held in 13–15 October 2009 in Kathmandu.