National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has recently introduced an online system and an SMS service, allowing customers to conveniently verify their identity-related documentation.

How to Check NADRA ID Card Status
The documents encompass a Child Registration Certificate, National ID Card, and Family Registration Certificate.

Procedure for Checking ID Card Status via Message:
Citizens of Pakistan now have the convenience of checking their ID card status from their homes using the mobile SMS service.

Procedure to Check ID Card Status via Message:

Follow these steps to check your CNIC (Computerized National Identity Card) status:

1. Open the messaging option on your mobile device.
2. Enter the application tracking ID.
3. Send the message to 8400.
4. NADRA will promptly provide detailed information about your ID card status.

Online Procedure for Checking ID Card Status:
Another convenient method to verify your ID card status is through the online system. If you don’t have an existing account on the NADRA website, you can create one on their official site.

Procedure for Checking ID Card Status Online:

Here’s the step-by-step process to verify your ID card status via NADRA’s online portal:

1. Visit the Pakistan Identity website.
2. Log in to your account by providing the required credentials.
3. Accept any conditions presented by NADRA.
4. Look for the “CNIC” option on the screen and click on “Apply Now.”
5. Next, select “Existing Application” once it appears on the screen.
6. The final step involves clicking on the “Tracking ID” button to check the status of your CNIC.

Procedure for NICOP and POC Status Check:
For overseas Pakistanis and holders of POC (Pakistan Origin Card) cards, the process to check their national identity card status is outlined below:

Procedure for NICOP and POC Status Check:

Follow these steps:

1. Visit the official NADRA website.
2. Click on the “Check Status” button.
3. Enter your ID card number.
4. Choose the card type: either POC (Pakistan Origin Card) or NICOP (National ID Card for Overseas Pakistanis).
5. Finally, click on the “Check Status” button to receive updates on the status of your CNIC application.

The process of staying updated on the status of their national ID card issued by NADRA has significantly eased for both Pakistani residents and overseas Pakistanis. The availability of both online and SMS service systems allows them convenient access to check their ID card status promptly and efficiently. This development ensures greater convenience and ease in keeping track of the progress of their ID card applications.