Required Documents

If the applicant does not have any registration number of NADRA, the following documents must be produced:

  • Valid copy of Pakistani or foreign Passport.
  • Birth certificate with father's and mother's name in case of foreign birth.
  • Expired or invalid Pakistani passport might still be considered as birth proof.
  • Copies of Parent CNIC/NICOP
  • If the "Child NICOP" is applied within 6 months of the birth then passport is exempted.
  • If Married: Marriage Certificate or Affidavit attested by Pakistani Mission in your country.

The following documents are required to renew your NICOP:

  • Copy of expired or current NICOP which is due to expire.
  • Copy of foreign/Pakistani passport.

Please Note: To renew your NICOP, it must not be valid more than 6 months.

You can apply for any modification regarding your NICOP data i.e. address, name, photograph, signature, marital status etc.

Please Note:
Supporting Documents will be required for each modification.
You can also apply for modification if your ID card has not yet expired and you want to acquire your Smart-ID.

Following documents are require to apply for a  new Pakistan Origin Card

  • Valid Copy of Foreign Passport AND
    (Surrendered Pakistani Nationality) Applicant's Pakistani ID (CNIC/NICOP/Passport etc.).
    NOTE:

    • Copy of CNIC/NICOP (If original card is held then must be returned to NADRA HQ).
    • Applicant will have to apply cancellation of CNIC/CRC/NICOP prior to processing of POC application if age is greater than 21 years.
    • Foreign national applicants (who do not possess Pakistani Nationality) should attach an affidavit with their application. (Download Affidavit )
    • Foreign national applicants who possess Pakistani nationality (dual nationals) are recommended to apply for NICOP or provide renunciation certificate
  • OR
    (Pakistani Parent's/Grandparents ) CNIC/POC/NICOP/Passport of Parents/ Grandparents. AND Document (s) to establish relationship with them (birth certificate/educational documents/etc.)
  • OR
    (Relative of Pakistani National: brother/sister/aunt/uncle) CNIC/POC/Passport of the relative AND statement of the relative that establishes relationship with the applicant.
  • OR
    (Spouse of Pakistani) Attested copy of marriage certificate AND CNIC/NICOP/Passport of the Pakistan national Spouse AND
    Your parents are of Pakistani origin or ever held Pakistani nationality AND
    affidavit (Download Affidavit)

NOTE: Marriage certificate is required to be attested from Pakistan embassy/ mission/ consulate/ foreign office.

You can apply in modification category if changes to your POC data are required.

The following documents are required while applying for renewal of Machine Readable Passport.

  • Copies of valid CNIC or NICOP or Smart CNIC or NICOP both sides
  • Copies of Passport (First two pages and one random page asked by system).
  • Copy of Valid Visa/ Aqama/ Residence Permit/ Asylum card/ Other Nationality Passport

For Minors (Less than 18 Years)

The following documents are pre-requisite for issuance of passport to minors below 18 years:

  • Copies of valid NICOP or Smart card (both sides) or Computerized B- Form or Family Registration Certificate
  • Copies of mother and father valid National ID Cards (both sides)
  • Guardianship certificate/ court decision in case of separation.
  • Copy of minor’s attestation form ( available in the download tab).
  • Copy of Death Certificate if mother or father has passed away.
  • Copy of Valid Visa/ Aqama/ Residence Permit/ Asylum card/ Other Nationality Passport

Government Employees

If the applicant is an employee of the Government of Pakistan , the following documents will be required:

  • Copies of valid CNIC or NICOP or Smart CNIC or NICOP both sides
  • Applicant must provide No-Objection Certificate (NOC) in case he/ she is working as Government Officer/ Official, Armed forces Officers/ or employee of employee of Semi Government/ Autonomous Bodies/ Corporation. The NOC with be subject to confirmation/ verification by the department concerned.
  • Copies of Passport (First two pages and one random page asked by system).
  • Copy of Valid Visa/ Aqama/ Residence Permit/ Asylum card/ Other Nationality Passport.

Please Note:

Online portal is only for renewal of Machine Readable Passport. Following categories of passport s cannot be applied through Online Portal.

  1. New:-
    Issuance of Machine Readable Passport first time.
  2. Modification:-
    In case applicants wants any changes in existing Machine Readable Passport i.e. name, father name, husband name, date of birth, caste, profession, dual nationality, marital status, religion and official to ordinary.
  3. Reprint Exhaust:-
    In case applicant wants a new passport as all pages of previous passport utilized due to several visas/ frequent travelling.
  4. Loss of Passport:-
    In case applicant’s existing passport has been lost (misplaced and not in his possession) and he wants a new passport.

In the above cases, the passport applicants are requested to approach nearest Pakistan Embassy/ High Commission/ Consulate General where MRP facility is available


You need to provide the following documents to acquire a new Family Registration Certificate:

  • A copy of NICOP
  • A copy of Pakistani/foreign passport
  • Add family details of all the members in the family with their Citizen Number and relation with the applicant. Add all members of the family.
  • A recent photograph.

The following documents are required to renew a Family Registration Certificate:

  • Provide a copy of NICOP
  • A copy of Pakistani/foreign passport
  • Any document/certificate which can provide an evidence in change of your circumstances i.e. marriage certificate, divorce certificate, death certificate etc.