National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) is offering two types of identity cards to facilitate the Pakistani community living abroad. These cards offer valuable benefits and incentives to the card holders. Following section will help you to choose the right Identity Card for you and follow the procedure to apply for this card.
Apply for this card if you are a Pakistani citizen living abroad or a dual nationality holder. Children of Pakistani nationals or dual-nationality holders are also eligible for applying this card.
Click the following links for more information on Smart National Identity Card for overseas Pakistanis (SNICOP)
Apply for this card if you are a foreigner with annulled Pakistani nationality or born to parents who have previously held Pakistani nationality. Your family members can also apply for POC.
Click the following links for more information on POC
Mobile Registration Teams are designed to provide NADRA services to facilitate Pakistani community living in far-flung areas of London and areas which come under the jurisdiction of Pakistan Consulates in other cities. This facility is also helpful for old and disabled applicants who cannot easily visit NADRA offices.
Click the following links for more information on MRT:
|Application Type||Fee||Delivery Time|
|New Smart NICOP (Normal)||£51.50||06-08 Weeks|
|New Smart NICOP (Urgent)||£64.50||04-05 Weeks|
|New Smart NICOP (Executive)||£79.50||02 Weeks|
All POC applicants are advised to apply POC online at http://id.nadra.gov.pk/pakistan-origin-card/ as manual booking of POC has been stopped. NADRA office will not be able to serve the walk-in applicants of POC.
To process any type of NADRA CARD, Parents and Spouse NADRA CARD should be valid. In case it's expired then first apply for the renewal of the same. In case anyone of the said relations has been expired/died, then that card will be cancelled first. For cancellation of NADRA CARD of deceased Parents/Spouse, death certificate is mandatory.
Applicants planning to visit NADRA offices in London, Manchester, Birmingham and Bradford need to book an appointment prior to their visit for processing of NICOP applications and other NADRA services. NADRA staff will not be able to serve the walk-in applicants without appointment. Click the following link for further information:NADRA appointments