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.
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?
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 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 up to date.
NADRA Mega Centers and Offices in Karachi
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 centres in Karachi have been listed below.
|1||NADRA Provincial Headquarters||29-E, Miran Muhammad Shah Road, MACHS||(021) 111 786 100|
|2||NADRA Mega Center DHA||Service Road, 18th East Street, Phase 1, DHA||(021) 111 786 100|
|3||NADRA Mega Center North Nazimabad||Plot No. D15/1, Euro Twin Tower, Block L, North Nazimabad Town||(021) 111 786 100|
|4||NADRA Mega Center Siemens||Siemens Chowrangi, SITE Area||(021) 111 786 100|
|5||NADRA Executive Office Shahrah-e-Quaideen||Plot No. 85-C, Saleem Tower, Khudadad Colony||021-34555585|
|6||NADRA Executive Office Clifton||B-7, Quality Arcade near Shawn Circle, Clifton||021-35308063|
|7||NADRA Executive Office Saddar||Near Saddar Passport Office||021-99206352|
|8||NADRA Executive Office KCCI||Karachi Chamber of Commerce Building, Saddar Town||0300-2546004|
|9||NADRA Mega Centre Gulistan-e-Jauhar||Block 15, near Income Building, Gulistan-e-Johar||021-34023995|
|10||NADRA Office Safoora Goth||Plot 5 Block B, Race Course Club, Safoora Goth||021-32066719|
|11||NADRA Office Awami Markaz||Awami Markaz, Shahrah-e-Faisal||021-99240546|
|12||NADRA Office Lyari||UC-10, Mullah Fazal Hall, Chakiwara Road, near Al-Jameel Hotel, Lyari||021-32546688|
|13||NADRA Centre Orangi Town||Town Administrator Office, Orangi Town No. 5||021-36699980|
|14||NADRA Centre Surjani Town||KDA Building, Sector 4-A, Surjani Town||021-36910771|
|15||NADRA Centre Soldier Bazar||UC-13, Garden West||021-99215558|
|16||NADRA Mega Center Liaquatabad||Liaquatabad Town Office, KMC Building, Nazimabad-3||021-36600096-97|
|17||NADRA Centre Landhi||UC-07 Office Building, 37/C, near Babar Market, Landhi||021-35023645|
|18||NADRA Mega Center Malir||Rafi Mall Building, National Highway, near Malir Court, Malir||021-34114261|
|19||NADRA Centre Korangi||UC Office, Old KDA Building, near Sultan Clinic, Korangi No. 4||021-35074166|
|20||NADRA Centre Gulshan-e-Hadeed||UC-6 Building, Gulshan-e-Hadeed Phase-1, Near Bank Al-Habib, Bin Qasim Town||021-34717652|
|21||NADRA Centre Shah Faisal Colony||KMC Office, Water Board Shah Faisal Colony, Shah Faisal Town||021-34599569|
|22||NADRA Centre Memon Goth||UC-01, Murad Memon Goth, Gadap Town||021-34602300|
|23||NADRA Centre Saudabad||UC-03 Building, Saudabad near Student Bakery, Malir||021-34507800|
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 timings. You can visit the NADRA executive offices and registration centres 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:
- Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC)
- NADRA Smart Card
- National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP)
- Family Registration Certificate (FRC)
- Cancellation Certificate
- National Passport
- Pakistan Origin Card (POC)
- Child Registration Certificate (CRC)
- 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.
|Smart NICOP Renewal||USD 20 – 39||USD 30 – 57||USD 40 – 75|
|Smart NICOP Modification||USD 20 – 39||USD 30 – 57||USD 40 – 75|
|Smart NICOP Duplicate||USD 20 – 39||USD 30 – 57||USD 40 – 75|
|Smart NIC Renewal||PKR 750||PKR 1,500||PKR 2,500|
|Smart NIC Modification||PKR 750||PKR 1,500||PKR 2,500|
|Smart NIC Duplicate||PKR 750||PKR 1,500||PKR 2,500|
|NICOP Renewal||USD 17 – 36||USD 27 – 54||USD 37 – 72|
|NICOP Modification||USD 17 – 36||USD 27 – 54||USD 37 – 72|
|NICOP Duplicate||USD 17 – 36||USD 27 – 54||USD 37 – 72|
|New Smart NICOP||USD 20 – 39||USD 30 – 57||USD 40 – 75|
|New Smart NIC||PKR 750||PKR 1,500||PKR 2,500|
|New NICOP||USD 17 – 36||USD 27 – 54||USD 37 – 72|
|New CNIC||–||PKR 1,150||PKR 2,150|
|FRC||PKR 1,000||–||PKR 1,000|
|CRC New/Duplicate/Modification||PKR 50||–||PKR 500|
|CNIC Renewal||PKR 400||PKR 1,150||PKR 2,150|
|CNIC Modification||PKR 400||PKR 1,150||PKR 2,150|
|CNIC Duplicate||PKR 400||PKR 1,150||PKR 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.
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