Pak-ID Mobile app

Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated the Pak-ID Mobile app developed by National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) to facilitate the citizens applying for the national ID card. The app will enable pe­o­­ple to use their smartphones for biometric verification.

What’s the purpose of the Pak-ID mobile app

The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has developed a mobile app to facilitate the citizens and overseas Pakistanis to capture biometrics – Fingerprints, facial recognition – and scan documents. People can easily apply for NADRA’s ID Card by using the application.

PM Imran khan praised the Chairman of NADRA in his recent tweet. He wrote; “A revolutionary step in providing convenience, especially to Overseas Pakistanis. Applicants of can now capture fingerprints, photographs, and documents using mobile phones. Great initiative by Tariq Malik and NADRA team.”

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Goodbye to the tiresome documentation

A major chunk of the Digital Pakistan initiative is to provide ease to people by saving their time. The Pakistan ID app will cut down all the excess time that people used to spend in long queues outside the NADRA’s office. Everything will be tackled digitally and the whole process of applying for a NIC would become a lot easier. The app can be download from Google Play and App Store

NADRA Chairman Tariq Malik said in a statement that the modern mobile app will be the beginning of a new era and it would bring revolution in different economic sectors. It would facilitate businesses by allowing them to rapidly onboard users and provide modern password-less authentication. He further added that the digital dividends of such technology innovation would yield positive results in financial inclusion, ease of doing business, and e-governance initiatives by offering remote identification.

Earlier, NADRA introduced an online facility for the citizens and overseas Pakistanis to apply for their computerized national identity cards (CNICs) by providing details on the Pak Identity website – It is an easy and convenient 3 step method that requires; Registration, Fee submission, and online application. After submitting the online application, it will be processed by NADRA and the ID card will be delivered to your address.


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