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NADRA has gained international recognition for its success in providing solutions for identification, e-governance and secure documents that deliver multiple goals of mitigating identity theft, safe-guarding the interests of our clients and facilitating the public. In-depth Research and Development efforts have enabled NADRA to become the trailblazer in the areas of Software Integration, Data Warehousing and Network Infrastructure.

NADRA Products
National Identity Card

(CNIC/Smart ID)

NIC for Overseas


Pakistan Origin Card

(Non-Pakistanis with Pakistani Origin)

FRC, Cancellation

(FRC/Cancellation )

NADRA Social Media
National Identity Card

With your National Identity Card you can prove your identity in everyday life, for example at public administration office, at banks or at hotel receptions.
National Identity Card (NIC) is issued to the citizens of Pakistan. It is a blend of state-of-the-art technology and well-defined business rules to guarantee its authenticity and validity. The unique 13 digit identification number is recognized all over the country. It is the first requirement of individuals as it is mandatory to obtain documents like license, NTN, bank account, passport, cellular connection etc. Every citizen of Pakistan, 18 years and above, is eligible for NIC.

Frequently asked questions
How can I apply for the renewal of my NIC / Smart NIC?
You can apply for your NIC by either visiting NADRA Registration Center (NRC) or through Pak Identity Portal.
NADRA Registration Center (NRC)
Visit the nearest NADRA Registration Center (NRC).

 Please click here to locate your nearest NRC.

You will undergo following steps at NRC for processing of your application:
  • You will be issued a token
  • Your photograph will be captured
  • Your fingerprints and signature will be taken
  • Your required data entry will be done and form will be printed to be reviewed by yourself
  • You will be handed over a printed version of your application form
  • Submit this form after confirming the printed information and attestation by a gazetted officer

 Bring any of your blood relative (father/mother/brother/sister/son/daughter) and skip the attestation of the form by providing their biometrics at NRC.

Pak Identity Portal
You can apply for your Smart National Identity Card (SNIC) by visiting Pak Identity Portal and have it delivered to your doorstep. You can not apply for fresh/new CNIC from website.

 Please visit Pak Identity portal to apply and learn about the services.

What is a National Identity Card (NIC), and am I eligible?
The National Identity Card (NIC) is an official identification document issued by NADRA to valid/legitimate citizens of Pakistan. All Pakistani citizens who are 18 years of age or older are eligible to apply for a NIC.
What is the difference between NIC and Smart NIC?
The National Identity Card (NIC) and Smart National Identity Card (Smart NIC) are different generations of NIC cards.
Is there a fee for obtaining an identity document?
Yes, there is a fee associated with applying for an identity document. The fee structure may vary based on the type of identity document, the nature of the application (new, renewal, modification), the priority of the application (normal, urgent, and executive), and other factors. For more details, click here

NICOP Complete Form with Application

Intruder Performa

Clearance Performa

POC Complete Form with Instructions

Power of Attorney

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