Duplicate NIC

Apply for Duplicate CNIC (National Identity Card)

If CNIC (National Identity Card) is lost/ damaged, get its Duplicate (Reprint) from NADRA. Please see the procedure and other details below.

NADRA Office Timings:
Mega Registration Centers7 Days a week24 Hours
Normal BranchesMonday to Friday09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Centers / Branches:

For your nearest NADRA Center / Branch, Click below:

Fee Structure:
NormalRs. 40030 Days
UrgentRs. 115015 Days
ExecutiveRs. 215007 Days

NOTE : To see the Fee Structure in detail, Click below:

Documents Required:
  • Your CNIC Number OR Photocopy of CNIC
  1. Officer will take your fresh fingerprints, photo and signatures
  2. For fingerprints, avoid mehendi / dust / oil on fingers
  3. When CNIC is ready, NADRA will send SMS on your mobile
  4. Receive your CNIC personally from NADRA Office on date
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  1. Aslam O Alikum sir!
    Sir i’ve cnic now i want snic (Smart Card), how i apply and sir is this possible to renew my signature.?
    Plz update me.

    1. Dear Mr.Farhan,

      You can easily convert your CNIC into SNIC. Please visit NADRA Centre to apply for SNIC and “signature-change.” Normal fee for SNIC is Rs.750/- only.

      Best regards.

  2. Assalamualaikum Sir
    Sir Mujh se I’d card gum Huwa hai. Verification k Liye Father, Mother and Brothers en mein se koi b ly ja sakhty hai ya Zarorat nhi hai

    1. Dear Mr.Muhammad Furqan,

      Kisi ko saath lejani ki zaroorat nahi paregi aur FIR bhi nahi chahiyay. Sirf aap apnay CNIC number kay saath NADRA Centre tashreef lay jaen. Aap ka duplicate / naya CNIC ban jaega.

      Thanks & Regards.

  3. Dear Sir,
    I am Saif Ur Rehman Khan. I am belong to Islamabad Pakistan. On the other hand i also lost my Smart Identity Card during the purchasing grossary at the area of Sabzie Mandhie. During this time i take out money lot of time. I could not know when i lost my Smart id card. Is there any FIR require for this process or not?. Plz update me. Otherwise i visit the nearest area of Blue area which give services now 24 hours.

    1. Dear Sir,

      You lost your SNIC in Sabzi Mandi, but FIR is not required by NADRA. Please visit your nearest NADRA Centre with your SNIC number. NADRA will issue a fresh or duplicate SNIC to you. Normal fee is Rs.400 and you will get SNIC within 30 days.

      Best regards.

  4. AsslamoaAlaikum sir i am from Rahim yar khan & i have lost my id card ……i m to much worried about that if it cannot be reprint easily or any other issue…..& I will also have to report FIR ???..& how many charges of reprint of id card?

    1. Ms.Ayesha Ali,

      There is nothing to worry. Now, NADRA do not need FIR for the lost CNIC. Please visit your nearest NADRA Centre with your CNIC number or photocopy. You can pay normal fee of Rs.400/- and then you will get easily the reprint/duplicate of your CNIC within 30 days.


  5. Sir im from gilgit baltistan currently i m studying in karachi.im a student. i lost my cnic.How i apply for cnic?

    1. Dear Mr.Tahir Ali,

      There is no problem. You don’t need any FIR at police station for the lost CNIC. Your are from GB but please visit any NADRA Centre in KARACHI with your CNIC Number only. You will be issued by NADRA a duplicate or new CNIC.

      Best wishes.

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