Apply Online Now! Renew Your Pakistani ID Card Online or at NADRA Easily!

Is your Pakistani ID card about to expire, or has it already? No worries! Renewing it is a breeze. This guide will walk you through both online and in-person renewal options offered by the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA).

Renew Before the Deadline

The good news: you can renew your ID card anytime before it expires. This gives you flexibility and avoids last-minute headaches. But, if your ID card has been expired for more than a year, a visit to a NADRA office is mandatory for renewal.

Renew Your Pakistani ID Card Online or at NADRA Easily!

Renew Online: The Quick and Easy Way

For those who prefer a hassle-free experience, NADRA offers online renewal through the Pak-Identity website. Here’s how it works:

  1. Head to the Pak-Identity website (
  2. Click “Apply Online” and choose “ID Card Renewal.”
  3. Create an account or sign in if you already have one.
  4. Fill out the application form carefully.
  5. Upload scanned copies of your old ID card, two witness CNICs, proof of address, and the fee payment receipt.
  6. Pay the application fee using your debit or credit card.
  7. Submit your application and wait for processing.

What You’ll Need to Renew Online:

  • Your original ID card (to scan)
  • A photocopy of your ID card
  • Scanned copies of CNICs from two witnesses
  • Proof of address (scanned copy)
  • A scanned copy of your fee payment receipt

Renewing at a NADRA Center: The Traditional Way

If you prefer an in-person experience, you can visit your nearest NADRA center. Here’s what to expect:

  1. Find your closest NADRA center using NADRA’s website or helpline.
  2. Take a token for ID card renewal.
  3. Submit your original ID card, photocopies of required documents, and the fee.
  4. Get your fingerprints and photographs taken by NADRA staff.
  5. Pick up your new ID card after processing, usually within 4-6 weeks.

Renewal Fee and Processing Time

The current fee for ID card renewal is PKR 1,000. Both online and in-person renewals typically take 4-6 weeks to process.

Need More Help? Contact NADRA

For further information or assistance, you can contact NADRA through these channels:

Renewing your Pakistani ID card is a straightforward process. By following these steps and choosing the method that works best for you, you can ensure your ID stays valid for all your important transactions.

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