NADRA’s Online CNIC Service: ID Card Delivery Made Convenient


NADRA has initiated and launched an online ID issuance system known as Pak-Identity that helps you apply for your CNIC online and have it delivered to your doorstep. Here are all the details pertaining to the online application, the documents required, and the fees that need to be deposited.

How to Apply for Online CNIC

NADRA’s online CNIC service assists all Pakistani nationals to get their CNIC online within just a few clicks.

Visit Pak-Identity website for initiating your online NIC card application. Make sure that you have scanned copies of all your supporting documents along with your photograph (size should not exceed 5MB). You can either make a payment online through your debit/credit card or visit your nearest e-Sahulat center with your online tracking ID and make a payment against it.

When you register an account online, a code through SMS will be sent for registration purposes. Create an application in the appropriate category, provide your address for home delivery, and provide the required details along with your photograph.

Next, you will have to edit the suggestive online Urdu data form. Names provided will be translated automatically. However, the Urdu keyboard option will be available to make any corrections/modifications on the form. Download this form and capture 4 fingerprints. You should get the form attested by a gazetted officer. Scan and upload the form, review the information, sign the declaration and submit the application.

You can apply for your NADRA online smart card renewal, modification, and reprint.

Documents Required for NADRA Smart Card

Only a scanned copy of national ID card will be needed as part of NADRA CNIC renewal requirements. For reprinting NADRA online smart card, no documents are required. For modification, different types of documents are required for different modification types. You can check NADRA ID card requirements for modifications here.

Application Fees

As per NADRA’s website, the following are the charges for NADRA online CNIC application form:

Application CategoriesFee (PKR)
CNIC Reprint/Lost1,000
CNIC Cancellation15,750
Smart NIC Modification1,500
Smart NIC Reprint/Lost1,500
Smart NIC Renewal1,500
Smart NIC Cancellation15,750

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