NADRA Fee Schedule 2023 – Updated May 2023

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I. Introduction

II. Fee Schedule Overview
III. NIC Application and Renewal Fees
IV. NIC Modification and Duplicate Fees
V. NADRA Fee Schedule for Overseas Pakistanis
VI. Payment Methods
VII. Fee Exemptions and Discounts
IX. Conclusion

Nadra Fees


The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) plays a vital role in Pakistan’s administrative system by maintaining citizens’ records and providing essential identification documents, such as National Identity Cards (NIC). A well-functioning identification system is crucial for accessing various government services. NADRA has been committed to ensuring efficient and accessible services to citizens in Pakistan and abroad. This article will provide an updated overview of the NADRA fee schedule for 2023, covering NIC, NICOP (National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis), and POC (Pakistan Origin Card) services.

Fee Schedule Overview

The fee schedule for NADRA services is subject to periodic revisions, and the updated fees for 2023 reflect the changes in the cost of service provision. The fee categories include application and renewal, modification, and duplicate fees. This guide will cover the fees for various processing times and types of services.

NIC Application and Renewal Fees

NIC application and renewal fees vary based on the selected processing time: normal, urgent, or executive. The fees for each processing time are as follows:

Processing TimeFee (PKR)
Normal (31 days)400
Urgent (23 days)1,150
Executive (7 days)2,150


NIC Modification and Duplicate Fees

If you need to modify your NIC or require a duplicate due to loss or damage, the fees are as follows:

Processing TimeModification Fee (PKR)Duplicate Fee (PKR)
Normal (31 days)750400
Urgent (23 days)1,5001,150
Executive (7 days)2,5002,150


Fee Schedule for Overseas Pakistanis

NADRA also offers NICOP and POC services for overseas Pakistanis. The fees for these services are as follows:


Fee Details of NICOP/SNICOP

Zone A
New NICOP$36 (USD)$54 (USD)$72 (USD)
NICOP Modification$36 (USD)$54 (USD)$72 (USD)
NICOP Duplicate$36 (USD)$54 (USD)$72 (USD)
NICOP Renewal$36 (USD)$54 (USD)$72 (USD)
New Smart NICOP$39 (USD)$57 (USD)$75 (USD)
Smart NICOP Modification$39 (USD)$57 (USD)$75 (USD)
Smart NICOP Duplicate$39 (USD)$57 (USD)$75 (USD)
Smart NICOP Renewal$39 (USD)$57 (USD)$75 (USD)
Zone B
New NICOP$17 (USD)$27 (USD)$37 (USD)
NICOP Modification$17 (USD)$27 (USD)$37 (USD)
NICOP Duplicate$17 (USD)$27 (USD)$37 (USD)
NICOP Renewal$17 (USD)$27 (USD)$37 (USD)
New Smart NICOP$20 (USD)$30 (USD)$40 (USD)
Smart NICOP Modification$20 (USD)$30 (USD)$40 (USD)
Smart NICOP Duplicate$20 (USD)$30 (USD)$40 (USD)
Smart NICOP Renewal$20 (USD)$30 (USD)$40 (USD)
To find out about the zone you are living in just click here before applying for the NIC.

Payment Methods


Depending on your location, various payment options are available for NADRA services:

Local Payment Options

  1. Cash at NADRA Registration Centers
  2. Online payment through Credit/Debit card

International Payment Options

  1. Credit/Debit card (Visa/Mastercard)
  2. Money Order/Bank Draft


Q: How to apply for a NIC/NICOP?

A: You can apply for a NIC/NICOP by visiting your nearest NADRA Registration Center or by using online through the Pak-Identity website.

Q: What are the required documents for NIC/NICOP application?

A: The required documents for a NIC/NICOP application include a birth certificate, proof of citizenship (e.g., old NIC, matriculation certificate, or domicile), and proof of residence (e.g., utility bills, rent agreement, or property ownership documents).

Q: How long does it take to process a NIC/NICOP?

A: Processing times for NIC/NICOP depend on the chosen service category. Standard processing takes 31 days, urgent processing takes 23 days, and executive processing takes seven days.

Q: How can I check the status of my application?

A: You can check the status of your application online through the Pak-Identity website or by calling NADRA’s helpline at The channels are NADRA helpline 1777 for mobile phone users, 051-111786100 for landline users and international callers. You can also connect using Email, Social Media.


A valid NIC/NICOP is essential for accessing various government services and exercising your rights as a Pakistani citizen. Timely processing your NIC/NICOP applications, renewals, modifications, and duplicates is crucial for ensuring seamless access to these services. NADRA is committed to providing efficient services to citizens in Pakistan and abroad. With the updated fee schedule for 2023, it is easier than ever to understand the costs associated with obtaining and maintaining your identification documents.

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