How to apply for ID card online in Pakistan

I just turned 18 and i’d like to get my CNIC as soon as possible. Someone told me there is an online application system. How does it work?

Lecturer Asked on September 11, 2015 in Policies and Procedures.
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    NADRA has recently launched an online ID card application system. Your ID card will be delivered at your doorstep after the required processing period. This transition in the NADRA made process a lot easier and reliable.

    Services include:

    New overseas ID (NICOP)

    Apply for card reprint if lost or damaged.

    Application for modifying your national identity card

    Apply for conversion from traditional card to chip card.

    Follow the link below to start the process:

    Here is the process


    You’ll need to understand your requirements and apply accordingly by choosing the right category.

    1. New
    2. Reprint
    3. Renew
    4. Modify


    You’ll be required to prepare the following documents

    Required documents

    Photograph – 5MB

    Guide for capturing and uploading your picture

    Valid credit or debit card for online payment

    Online Application at Pak identity

    Now you’re prepared to apply online

    Now visit Pak identity website and click “get started.” Create an account and application and provide your address and other details. Now download the form and follow the instructions.

    Application Processing Time

    It generally depends on the card type you applied for. However, it takes 5 to 7 working days to be delivered.

    For more details and FAQ’s

    Postgraduate Answered on September 11, 2015.
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