Here are some points to help you know how to renew your CNIC online
- Log into the NADRA online portal
- Click Apply Online for CNIC
- Provide all required information on the application form
- Enter the address to which you would like to receive your identity card
- Pay the CNIC renewal fees by credit or debit card
- Upload the scanned documents, fingerprint module, and photo
- Finally, sign the declaration and send the request
All Pakistanis are all too familiar with the complicated process of obtaining or renewing an ID
card. Queuing in front of the NADRA offices to receive the CNIC is not an easy process. With the online installation of NADRA, CNIC is now available to you.
This process is easy and hassle-free. Through the NADRA online facility, Pakistani citizens can apply for the release or renewal of their CNIC from the comfort of their homes. All you have to do is create an account in the portal and fill in all the necessary details in the form. You can pay commissions with any credit or debit card. The CNICs are delivered to the specified address. If your ID card has expired and you want to renew it, follow these steps.
How to renew your CNIC online
The first step in this renewal process goes to the NADRA online portal (Link: https://nadraservice.com/). When you browse the link, you will see the “Apply Now / Sign In” option. Click on it.
If you already have an account, please enter your username and password to log in. If not, you will need to create an account on the NADRA online portal.
If you want to learn how to create an account on the NADRA online portal, you can read the article on CNIC online verification on our website The full process for creating an account can be found on the NADRA portal in this article.
After logging in, various options will appear on the screen, such as: B. CNIC Online, FRC, Verification Services, etc. Click CNIC Online.
After that, a new window will appear with a list of options. Select “My ID card has expired” from these options and click on “Start new application”.
A form will appear on the screen. Provide all the required details in the app.
Enter the address you wish to receive the card at and pay the registration fee online using any credit or debit card.
Then upload the scanned photo and required documents.
Now download the fingerprint module and apply your fingerprint to it. Use this link https://id.nadra.gov.pk/docs/FingerprintGuidelines.pdf for guidelines on fingerprinting.
Scan the document with your fingerprint and upload it.
Next, download and fill out the data form in Urdu.
After completing the form in Urdu, scan and download it. You may need to download the cookie module if applicable.
Finally, check all the information provided and sign the declaration.
Once the application form is completed, NADRA will begin the renewal process. As soon as the process is complete, you will receive the renewed CNIC at the address of your choice.
How to renew your CNIC online
Note: This information is for renewal of the CNIC only. If you would like to know the fees for requesting other identification documents, you can visit the following link
What you need to renew your CNIC online
Certificate or verification form
Other NADRA online services
The NADRA online facility offers a variety of services. Some of them are mentioned below.
New ID Overseas (NICOP) for the first time.
Reprint of the identity card if the identity card is lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed.
CNIC renewal if your card has expired.
Change of identity card if you want to change your national identity data.
CNIC check whether you need to check your identity card.
This online facility is an important NADRA initiative that will help Pakistan achieve e-governance. Overseas Pakistanis can also use this facility.