A List of NADRA Offices in Lahore

nadra office timing and working days

In Pakistan, the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) is responsible for issuing national identity cards, maintaining the national database etc. NADRA has a network of offices across the country where citizens can avail any of its various services.  You can locate the closest NADRA office by searching for “NADRA office near me.” If you currently reside in Lahore and need to apply for a national identity card, you can do so by visiting any NADRA office.

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Graana.com has prepared a comprehensive list of NADRA offices in Lahore below, so you can easily find the one nearest you.




Official logo for National Database and Regulation Authority Pakistan


National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA) was established in 1998 and initially reported to the Ministry of Interior in the Government of Pakistan. However, in 2000, NADRA was founded as a separate and independent organisation that offered e-governance and issuance of identity-based documents.

For instance, it is in charge of providing birth and death certificates, identity cards and more, in addition to storing records of Pakistani citizens in database form.


Organization NameNational Database and Registration Authority (NADRA)
EstablishedMarch 10, 2000
HeadquartersIslamabad, Pakistan
FunctionsRegistration of individuals, issuance of National Identity Cards (NICs), registration of births and deaths, and more
Services OfferedNational Identity Card issuance, modification, renewal, family registration, and other related services
CoverageNationwide – Multiple offices across Pakistan
Technological RoleImplements modern biometric and data management systems
E-GovernanceFacilitates digital services and online verification
Official WebsiteNADRA Official Website


NADRA Offices in Lahore

The following table provides details of the 15 NADRA offices in Lahore.


Branch/ NADRA center LahoreLocationContact No.
NADRA Regional Head Office (RHO)73, Trade Centre, Johar Town(042) 35554444
NADRA Executive Office Lahore, DHA124-G, DHA Phase 1(042) 35734910
NADRA Office, JalloJallo Mor, Near Makkah Tower, G.T. Road(042) 36583233
NADRA Executive Office Lahore, DHA, Phase 4153-CC, DHA Phase 4(042) 95895893
NADRA Office, Zafar Shaheed Road12-A, Nagina Centre, Zarrar Shaheed Road, Guldasht Town(042) 99220837
NADRA Office, Samanabad926-N, Samanabad(042) 37590606
NADRA Office, SecretariatSecretariat Building, Mall Road(042) 99210228
NADRA Office, ShahdaraSaeed Park, Near Toll Plaza, Shahdara Town(042) 37940788
NADRA Executive Office, Allama Iqbal Town56/16, Karim Block, Allama Iqbal Town(042) 35424477
NADRA Office, Lahore High CourtLahore High Court, Mall Road, Mozang Chungi(042) 37164544
NADRA Office, ChungMultan Road, ChungN/A
NADRA Office, Protectorate117, Block G, Model Town(042) 35885731
NADRA Office, RaiwindNear Raiwind Bypass(042) 3539334
NADRA Office, Peco RoadPeco Road, Kot Lakhpat(042) 35943301
NARDA Executive Office, TownshipBlock C-2, College Road, TownshipN/A

NADRA Office Timings in Lahore


Crowd waiting in line at NADRA office in Lahore


Most of Lahore’s NADRA centres are open from Monday through Friday, from 9 am to 4 pm. However, some of them are also open on weekends or for an additional shift in the evening. It is advised to call the branch you intend to visit to inquire about its respective timings.

There are different ways to reach the NADRA offices. One of the best ways to reach the NADRA office is through the Speedo Bus service in Lahore.


Services Offered by NADRA


Steps for Online Registration of CNIC in Pakistan


Overseas Pakistanis can also avail of the services provided by NADRA. 

Following are the services that are offered.

  • It provides the Smart Computerised National Identity Card (CNIC), which contains a 13-digit code that serves as a unique identity code once an individual turns 18.
  • It issues the National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP), which eliminates the requirement of a VISA for each trip back home for those living abroad.
  • A Pakistan Origin Card (POC) is assigned to eligible foreigners only.
  • The Child Registration certificate or B-form is granted to children under the age of 18 years, which proves their registered Pakistani citizenship.
  • A juvenile card, which is a chip-based identification card, is provided to children under the age of 18 years.
  • A death certificate is issued in case of the death of a citizen, or a cancellation certificate that registers the termination of the deceased’s ID card.
  • It also provides the Family Registration Certificate (FRC), which shows the family composition of the applicant.


Other Services

NADRA also plays a crucial role in several other initiatives, including the development of a pension management and disbursement system. Additionally, it offers its services to many notable businesses.

By shifting to digital, NADRA centres across the nation have worked towards making the system more user-friendly. By just logging in, a user can search for related information online on the NADRA website. A person cannot be recognised as a citizen of the country until they have an identity card that has been confirmed and issued by the NADRA centre in that region.




a picture of Smart NIC in Pakistan


The CNIC and NICOP are now available as Smart NIC (SNIC) and Smart NICOP (SNICOP) – these are chip-based cards that are more efficient than the previously available versions of CNICs and register you on a centralised database. 


NADRA Fee Details for CNIC and SNIC

The table below lists the fee details for different types of services offered by NADRA –  normal, urgent and executive.


TypeNormal (PKR)Urgent (PKR)Executive (PKR)
New CNICFree1,1502,150
CNIC Renewal4001,1502,150
CNIC Modification4001,1502,150
CNIC Duplicate4001,1502,150
New Smart NIC7501,5002,500
SNIC Renewal7501,5002,500
SNIC Duplicate7501,5002,500
SNIC Modification7501,5002,500

NADRA Fee Details for NICOP and SNICOP

The following tables below provide the fee details of Zone A (which comprises 136 countries) and Zone B (which includes 106 countries) for NICOP and SNICOP. 


Type (Zone A)Normal (USD)Urgent (USD)Executive (USD)
New NICOP$36 $54 $72 
NICOP Modification$36 $54 $72 
NICOP Duplicate$36 $54 $72 
NICOP Renewal$36 $54 $72 
New Smart NICOP$39 $57 $75 
Smart NICOP Modification$39 $57 $75 
Smart NICOP Duplicate$39 $57 $75 
Smart NICOP Renewal$39 $57 $75 


Type (Zone B)Normal (USD)Urgent (USD)Executive (USD)
New NICOP$17 $27 $37 
NICOP Modification$17 $27 $37 
NICOP Duplicate$17 $27 $37 
NICOP Renewal$17 $27 $37 
New Smart NICOP$20 $30 $40 
Smart NICOP Modification$20 $30 $40 
Smart NICOP Renewal$20 $30 $40 
Smart NICOP Duplicate$20 $30 $40 


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Is Saturday a working day in NADRA?

The National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) regional headquarters as well as its centres across the country will now also remain open on Saturdays.


How can I renew my CNIC in Lahore?

To renew your CNIC (Computerized National Identity Card) in Lahore, you can follow these general steps:
a. Visit the nearest NADRA registration center or executive passport office.
b. Obtain a CNIC renewal form or download it from the official NADRA website.
c. Fill out the form with accurate information.
d. Attach the required documents, including your existing CNIC.
e. Submit the completed form and documents to the designated NADRA official.
f. Pay the applicable renewal fee.


What is the helpline number of NADRA offices in Lahore?

1777 for mobile phone users, 051-111786100 for landline users and international callers


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.

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