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Is she attempting to get an ID card or passport from the Nepalese authorities?
If she is not Nepalese please state what nationality she is.Tom
In the long term the issue of her passport will need to be resolved. She should contact the authorities in Nepal about her mother's custody of her passport. I should have thought the police would be able to help in this regard. She will need her passport when she comes to make her application for a spouse/fiance visa.
As to what is required to marry in Nepal this would depend on the local law and she should make enquiries directly there.
I'm afraid though that in the short term at least she would not be eligible for a spouses visa because she is not over 21 years of age. Both parties to the marriage must be over 18 years old in order to be eligible to apply for a fiance or spouses visa. There is no flexibility in this, it is in place as a policy because it is supposed to prevent forced marriages.
You will have to check on the passport/marriage issue in nepal for now and wait until she has turned 21 before applying for a visa so that she can come here to permanently settle. The eligibility criteria which she will have to meet (in addition to a very basic English language test is as follows:-
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