Apply for New CNIC (National Identity Card)

Pakistani citizens above 18 years are eligible for new National Identity Card (CNIC). 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:
NormalFree30 Days
UrgentRs. 115015 Days
ExecutiveRs. 215007 Days

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

Documents Required:
  • Original NIC of Parent (father or mother)
  • Original Child Registration Certificate (Form-B) or
    Original Matric Certificate or
    Original Matric Marks-Sheet or
    Original Domicile or
    Original Passport
  1. Go to NADRA Centre with any CNIC-holder blood-relative
  2. Blood-relatives are father/mother/brother/sister/son/daughter
  3. NADRA staff will take fingerprints of you and your blood-relative
  4. For fingerprints, avoid mehendi / dust / oil on fingers
  5. After CNIC is ready, NADRA will send SMS on your mobile
  6. Receive your CNIC personally from NADRA Centre on date
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  1. Aslamoalekom
    Sir mery family ke id ka adress kpk ka hai meiny apny choty bhai ka domicel karachi ka bnwana hai to iska koe tariky kar btay

    1. Dear Mr.Ameer Khan,

      Aap ki family ka mustaqil (permanent) address yaqeenan KPK ka hoga aur mojooda (present) address Karachi ka hoga. Jis city ka Domicile banwana ho wahaan pay aap ki rehaaish kam az kam one year honi chahiyay. Karachi ka domicile banwanay kay liay aap ko Commissioner Office jana hoga. Commissioner Office yaa City Court kay baahir application fill karnay kay liay bohot say log hotay hain. Kisi bhi shop (vendor) say aap ko mukammal maloomaat mil jaengi. Zaroori kaar-rawai (procedure) kay baad aap kay brother ka Commissioner Office say Domicile ban jaega, InshaAllah.


  2. Asalam o walaikum
    Please my cnic card is lost and how much price cnic card
    Name Wajiha Afridi

    1. Ms.Wajiha Afridi,

      No need of any FIR in police. Please go to any NADRA Centre. Your new or duplicate CNIC will be made easily.

      Normal…..Rs.400 (Your CNIC will be received in 30 days)
      Urgent…..Rs.1150 (Your CNIC will be received in 15 days)
      Executive..Rs.2150 (Your CNIC will be received in 7 days)


  3. Aslam o alekom Sir meiny apni wife ka id card bwana hai pr uski family lahore me hai or dera ismael khan me ho to un ke beghair id uska ban skta hai

    1. Dear Mr.Ameer Khan,

      Aap D.I.Khan main bhi apni wife ka CNIC banwa saktay hain. Aap apna original CNIC aur original Nikah-nama lay ker NADRA Centre jaen aur apni wife ko bhi saath lay jaen. Inkay finger-prints ki zaroorat paregi. NADRA walay aap ki wife kay B-Form ka print nikal laingay aur inka CNIC ban jaega, InshaAllah.


  4. Sir mera I’d card dera ismael khan nadra office me hai or me khuda multan me ho or token bi mery pas hai kya koe tareky kar ke mera id card TCS ke zarey yaha multan me miljay mujy

    1. Dear Mr.Ameer Khan,

      Aap apna D.I.Khan ka Token lay ker Multan main NADRA Office jaen aur unsay request karain keh aap ka CNIC yahaan Multan TCS kay zariay mangwa dain. Ummeed hay NADRA walay aap ka kaam kar daingay, InshaAllah.


  5. Sir meiny apni ami ka id card bnwana hai uski family ka koe be nhi hai to usky ley koe tarika kar btay mera or mery father ka id card hai

    1. Dear Mr.Ameer Khan,

      Aap apni mother aur father ko lay ker NADRA Centre jaen aur saath main yeh documents lay jaen:-

      (1) Aap ka original CNIC
      (2) Father ka original CNIC
      (3) Agar hay tau mother ka B-Form
      (4) Agar hay tau mother ka Birth Certificate
      (5) Agar hay tau mother kay Education Certificates

      NADRA walon ko agar kisi aur paper ki zaroorat hogi tau aap ko bata daingay. Aap bay fikar ho ker NADRA jaen, InshaAllah mother ka card ban jaega.

      Best wishes.

      1. Assalam o alaikum sir ek admi ke 2 card bane hue he aur dono me alag names please ek ka token mila he ek cnic original wo 2010 me kahi lost ho gaya us se kafi dafa gaya nadra par koi response nh mila … tu ap bta de ke kia kare ham …. ?

        1. Dear Sir,

          Aap dobara NADRA kay kisi aur Centre pay tashreef lay jaen. Agar wahaan bhi kaam na ho tau NADRA Helpline : 051-111-786-100 pay call karain. Agar helpline say madad na milay tau NADRA kay link pay shikayat darj karwaen. InshaAllah aap ka problem hal hojaega.


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