A List of NADRA Offices in Karachi

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To cater to Pakistan’s biggest metropolitan city, NADRA mega centers have been set up throughout Karachi to meet the documentation requirements of the citizens.

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If you need a National Identity Card (NIC), a passport, a birth certificate, or a digital ID card, you can visit any NADRA mega center from this list by Graana.com.  

 

What Is NADRA?

 

NADRA official logo on white background

 

The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) is a government agency run under the supervision of the Interior Secretary of Pakistan. The agency regulates government databases and is responsible for statistically managing the count and registration of the national citizens of Pakistan. 

NADRA was founded in 1998 and was created under the merger of the National Database Organisation and Directorate General of Registration in March 2010.

In addition to its role in maintaining numerous sensitive databases containing the personal information of Pakistani citizens, NADRA also issues computerised national identity cards, child registration certificates, and other identity documents. 

Furthermore, it is in charge of protecting Pakistanis by preventing identity theft. With more than 16,670 staff members, NADRA Pakistan has produced more than 100 million identity cards to date.

 

NADRA Mega Centers and Offices in Karachi

NADRA has several Mega Centers and offices in Karachi, providing citizens with access to a range of services, including the issuance of national ID cards, passport services, and other related services.

These NADRA Mega Centers and offices are equipped with the latest technology and staffed by trained professionals, ensuring a smooth and efficient process for citizens seeking NADRA services. Whether you need to apply for a national ID card or passport, or you have any other related needs, these NADRA centers and offices in Karachi are there to assist you.

Over 560 NADRA mega centers are located all over Pakistan, according to NADRA’s official website. Additionally, it maintains around 13 offices overseas, serving Pakistanis living abroad.

The addresses of NADRA mega centers in Karachi have been listed below.

 

No. Branch AddressContact
1NADRA Provincial Headquarters29-E, Miran Muhammad Shah Road, MACHS(021) 111 786 100
2NADRA Mega Center DHAService Road, 18th East Street, Phase 1, DHA(021) 111 786 100
3NADRA Mega Center North NazimabadPlot No. D15/1, Euro Twin Tower, Block L, North Nazimabad Town(021) 111 786 100
4NADRA Mega Center SiemensSiemens Chowrangi, SITE Area(021) 111 786 100
5NADRA Executive Office Shahrah-e-QuaideenPlot No. 85-C, Saleem Tower, Khudadad Colony021-34555585
6NADRA Executive Office CliftonB-7, Quality Arcade near Shawn Circle, Clifton021-35308063
7NADRA Executive Office SaddarNear Saddar Passport Office021-99206352
8NADRA Executive Office KCCIKarachi Chamber of Commerce Building, Saddar Town0300-2546004
9NADRA Mega Centre Gulistan-e-JauharBlock 15, near Income Building, Gulistan-e-Johar021-34023995
10NADRA Office Safoora GothPlot 5 Block B, Race Course Club, Safoora Goth021-32066719
11NADRA Office Awami Markaz Awami Markaz, Shahrah-e-Faisal021-99240546
12NADRA Office LyariUC-10, Mullah Fazal Hall, Chakiwara Road, near Al-Jameel Hotel, Lyari021-32546688
13NADRA Centre Orangi TownTown Administrator Office, Orangi Town No. 5021-36699980
14NADRA Centre Surjani Town KDA Building, Sector 4-A, Surjani Town021-36910771
15NADRA Centre Soldier BazarUC-13, Garden West021-99215558
16NADRA Mega Center LiaquatabadLiaquatabad Town Office, KMC Building, Nazimabad-3021-36600096-97
17NADRA Centre LandhiUC-07 Office Building, 37/C, near Babar Market, Landhi021-35023645
18NADRA Mega Center MalirRafi Mall Building, National Highway, near Malir Court, Malir021-34114261
19NADRA Centre KorangiUC Office, Old KDA Building, near Sultan Clinic, Korangi No. 4021-35074166
20NADRA Centre Gulshan-e-Hadeed UC-6 Building, Gulshan-e-Hadeed Phase-1, Near Bank Al-Habib, Bin Qasim Town021-34717652
21NADRA Centre Shah Faisal ColonyKMC Office, Water Board Shah Faisal Colony, Shah Faisal Town021-34599569
22NADRA Centre Memon Goth UC-01, Murad Memon Goth, Gadap Town021-34602300
23NADRA Centre SaudabadUC-03 Building, Saudabad near Student Bakery, Malir021-34507800

 

NADRA Office Timings in Karachi

It is convenient for citizens to apply for necessary identification documents whenever they can according to their personal schedules because NADRA mega centers are open round-the-clock. 

For other branches, however, the offices are open at specific times. You can visit the NADRA executive offices and registration centers in Karachi during the following hours.

Days: Monday to Saturday
Timings: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

 

NADRA Helpline Number

Overseas Pakistanis and Fixed Lines 051-111-786-100

Users of Mobilink, Ufone, Telenor, Zong 7000 

 

Services Provided by NADRA

Pakistani citizens can obtain the following identification documents from NADRA:

  1. Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC)
  2. NADRA Smart Card
  3. National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP)
  4. Family Registration Certificate (FRC)
  5. Cancellation Certificate
  6. National Passport 
  7. Pakistan Origin Card (POC)
  8. Child Registration Certificate (CRC)
  9. Juvenile Card (JV)

 

NADRA Fee Schedule

If you have any concerns regarding the cost of different services, the following table breaks down all the fee payments below.

 

TypeNormalUrgentExecutive
Smart NICOP RenewalUSD 20 – 39USD 30 – 57USD 40 – 75
Smart NICOP ModificationUSD 20 – 39USD 30 – 57USD 40 – 75
Smart NICOP DuplicateUSD 20 – 39USD 30 – 57USD 40 – 75
Smart NIC RenewalPKR 750PKR 1,500PKR 2,500
Smart NIC ModificationPKR 750PKR 1,500PKR 2,500
Smart NIC DuplicatePKR 750PKR 1,500PKR 2,500
NICOP RenewalUSD 17 – 36 USD 27 – 54USD 37 – 72
NICOP ModificationUSD 17 – 36 USD 27 – 54USD 37 – 72
NICOP DuplicateUSD 17 – 36 USD 27 – 54USD 37 – 72
New Smart NICOPUSD 20 – 39USD 30 – 57USD 40 – 75
New Smart NICPKR 750PKR 1,500PKR 2,500
New NICOPUSD 17 – 36 USD 27 – 54USD 37 – 72
New CNICPKR 1,150PKR 2,150
FRCPKR 1,000PKR 1,000
CRC New/Duplicate/ModificationPKR 50PKR 500
CNIC RenewalPKR 400PKR 1,150PKR 2,150
CNIC ModificationPKR 400PKR 1,150PKR 2,150
CNIC DuplicatePKR 400PKR 1,150PKR 2,150
CNIC Cancellation (Due to death)PKR 50

 

Since it holds such importance due to its vast range of services, many Nadra mega centres have been set up in Karachi, as well as in other cities of Pakistan, to facilitate the people.

 

FAQs

 

What is the time of the NADRA office in Karachi?

NADRA offices in Karachi are open from Monday to Saturday from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. NADRA Mega Centers are open 24/7.

Is NADRA closed on Saturday?

The district and executive centres of NADRA will remain open during six days a week from Monday to Saturday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

What is the fee for a NADRA ID card 2023?

As of October 2023, the normal fee for a new Smart NIC is Rs750 while the urgent fee is Rs1500. The executive service is currently being offered at Rs2500.

Can I open my CNIC online?

You can apply for your Smart National Identity Card (SNIC) by visiting Pak Identity Portal and have it delivered to your doorstep.

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