How to Check the NADRA ID Card Status In 2022

How to Check the NADRA ID Card Status In 2022

Recently, NADRA (National Database and Registration Authority) launched an online and SMS-based service to check the status of various IDs. With these services, people can easily track the application status of documents such as CNIC, Family Registration Certificate (FRC), Child Registration Certificate (CRC) etc. How to Check the NADRA ID Card Status In 2022.

So, if you want an article on how to check NADRA ID status once you get to the right page.

In this article, you will learn how to make your CNIC status easier. So, just wait a minute to find out all about it.

How to Check CNIC Status | via SMS

As mentioned earlier that Nadra has introduced an SMS service for their people to help them. Follow the instructions and you will be able to check CNIC status via SMS:

The code announced by Nadra via SMS service is 8400. To enjoy this service you must follow the simple instructions to get more information about your status.
Open the message component in your mobile messaging app.
Enter your tracking ID (the ID provided by Nadra’s office when you first submit the ID card application form to the return office and issue a small slip with the applicant’s tracking ID) and send it to 8400.

How to Check the NADRA ID Card Status Online

To use this method, you need to create an account in the official NADRA portal. So, if you already have an account on the portal, fine! If not, you can check out the article on How to Verify your CNIC with NADRA on our website to know all about the account registration process.

Access the Pak Identity portal.
Enter your account details to sign in.

The National Identity Card of Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) card holders and Pakistan Origin Card (POC) can also track the status of their application by following the procedure provided below.

Open the official NADRA website.
After opening the website link provided above, you need to click on “Check Status“.

Now enter the Form Number / Receipt Number / CNIC Number in the space provided.
Next, select a card type (NICOP or POC)
In the next step, enter the captcha code in the space provided.
Lastly, click “check status” for the latest update on your NADRA-issued ID card application.

Final Words


Here we have talked about all the possible ways in which you can easily check your CNIC status. If you are a Pakistani but not outside Pakistan, you can re-evaluate the situation by following the procedure we mentioned above. We recommend that you only check on the official Nadra website.

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