How To Update CNIC Online

How To Update CNIC Online?

Here are some tips to help you upgrade your CNIC online

  • Visit the NADRA online portal
  • Apply online for CNIC
  • Provide all necessary information on the application form
  • Enter the address where you want your ID to be delivered
  • Pay the CNIC renewal fee with a credit or debit card
  • Upload scanned documents, fingerprint form and photo
  • Finally, sign the declaration and submit the application

Every Pakistani is well aware of the difficult process of obtaining or renewing an ID card. Waiting in long queues in front of NADRA offices to get a CNIC is not an easy process. But now, with the NADRA online device, you can deliver the CNIC to your door

(Link: After entering the link, you will see the option “Apply / Login Now”. Click on it.

How To Update CNIC Online
  • If you already have an account, simply enter your username and password to log in. Otherwise, you need to create an account on the online portal NADRA.
  • If you want to learn how to create an account on NADRA’s online portal, you can read an article about online CNIC testing on our website.


In this article you will find the full process of creating an account on the portal NADRA.

How To Update CNIC Online
  • Once logged in, you will see various options on the screen such as online CNIC, FRC, inspection services. Click on the “Online CNIC” option.
  • After that, a new window with a list of options will appear. From these options, select “My ID has expired” and click “Start New Application”.
How To Update CNIC Online
  • A shape will appear on your screen. Provide all necessary information in the application.
  • Enter the address where you want your card to be delivered and pay the application fee online with any credit or debit card.
How To Update CNIC Online
  • Scan and download the document with your fingerprints.
  • Then download and fill out the Urdu information form.
  • After filling out the Urdu form, scan and download. If so, you must download a witness form.
  • Finally, review all the information provided and sign the statement.

Once the application form is completed, NADRA will begin the renewal process. When the process is complete, you will receive an updated CNIC at the address of your choice.

CNIC Update Fee

If you want to know about the application fee for CNIC upgrade, look at the picture below:

How To Update CNIC Online

Note: This information is for CNIC update only. If you want to get information about the application fee for other identity documents, you can visit the link below.

What you need to update CNIC online

  1. Photo
  2. Confirmation or confirmation form
  3. fingerprint shape
  4. Other supporting documents

Other NADRA Online Services

Various services are provided by NADRA’s online facility. Some of these are listed below.

  • New Foreign Identity for the first time (NICOP).
  • In case of loss, theft, damage or destruction of your card, re-print your ID card.
  • your card has expired, CNIC Update.
  • If you want to change your national credentials, change your ID card.
  • need to verify your ID, CNIC Verification.

This online facility is a major initiative by NADRA to help Pakistan provide e-governance. Pakistanis abroad can also use this online opportunity to upgrade their CNICs from anywhere in the world. This NADRA online facility took an hour for Pakistani citizens living here and abroad. If you have any questions, let us know in the comments.

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