CNIC (Computerized National Identity Card) is the core product of NADRA issued to a valid/legitimate citizen of Pakistan. It is a blend of state-of-the-art technology and well-defined business rules to guarantee its authenticity and validity. Every genuine, 18 Years and above, citizen of Pakistan is eligible for CNIC.
CNIC Application Process
Detailed Application Procedure
Data Acquisition at Data Acquisition Unit (DAU)
Issuance of Token
Thumb and Signatures
Data Acquisition by DEO
Attestation & Form Submission
Data uploading to NADRA Data Warehouse
Verification and Clearance from NADRA Data Warehouse
Printing at Production
Delivery of CNIC to NSRC
A CNIC applicant is required to produce the following documents at the time of application:
Birth Certificate or
Old NIC or
Matriculation Certificate or
CNICs of immediate/blood relatives
Citizenship certificate issued by MOI
No documents are demanded from illiterate applicant for age verification for first time.
Residents of FATA/PATA will only be entertained at their native DAUs and their forms will be attested by concerned PA/APA.
For further details please refer to the checklist in related downloads or call us on our UAN 111-786-100.
NSRCs provide the following services for CNIC;
Issuance of new CNIC
Modification of CNIC
Duplicate of CNIC
Correction of Official Mistake in CNIC
Cancellation of CNIC (In case of death).
Normal - 30 days
Urgent - 15 days
FastTrack - 15 Days (Queue priority at NSRCs for immediate processing)