(Nadra FAQ) Nadra Card Centre is a service for Pakistanis living abroad in Europe to apply for their NICOPs. At NADRA Card Centre, you can apply for:
New Overseas ID (NICOP) for the first time.
POC first Time
Pakistani Passport Renewal
FRC (Famliy Relation Certificate)
Why should I choose NADRA Card Centre?
Fast Service: You can get your NICOP made within 7 to 10 days of document submission.
Convenient: Apply for your NICOP card from the comfort of your home.
Door Delivery: We make sure that your NICOP card is delivered to your doorstep in a timely and safe manner.
DHL Tracked secure delivery at your given address
All your Personal Details are stored on a Secure Server, once the application is complete Data is encrypted and disposed of in a secure manner.
We NEVER misuse hold or Sell your personal data.
How does it work?
Fill out a simple form on our website with your details.
Our customer representative will contact you.
Send us your documents and details over email.
Sign and stamp the fingerprint on the form sent back to you using the inkpad provided.
Send it back to us.
Your card is delivered to your doorstep within 7 to 10 days after documents have been processed.
Privacy & Policy
1.1 We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of (Nadra FAQ) Nadra Card Centre visitors and service users.
1.2 This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of Nadra Card Centre website visitors and service users; in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.
1.4 Our website incorporates privacy controls which affect how we will process your personal data. By using the privacy controls, you can [specify whether you would like to receive direct marketing communications and limit the publication of your information.
How we use your personal data
3.1 In this Section 3 we have set out:
(a) the general categories of personal data that we may process;
(b) [in the case of personal data that we did not obtain directly from you, the source and specific categories of that data];
(c) the purposes for which we may process personal data; and
(d) the legal bases of the processing.
3.2 We may process [data about your use of our website and services] (“usage data“). The usage data may include [your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use]. The source of the usage data is [our analytics tracking system]. This usage data may be processed [for the purposes of analysing the use of the website and services]. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely [monitoring and improving our website and services.
3.3 We may process (“account data“).The account data may include your name and email address and mobile number.The account data may be processed for the purposes of operating our website, providing our services, ensuring the security of our website and services, maintaining back-ups of our databases and communicating with you.
3.5 We may process [information that you post for publication on our website or through our services] (“publication data“). The publication data may be processed for the purposes of enabling such publication and administering our website and services.
3.6 We may process information contained in any enquiry you submit to us regarding services (“enquiry data“). The enquiry data may be processed for the purposes of offering and selling relevant services to you.
3.7 We may process information relating to transactions, including purchases of services, that you enter into with us and/or through our website (“transaction data“). The transaction data may include your contact details, your card details and the transaction details. The transaction data may be processed for the purpose of supplying the purchased services and keeping proper records of those transactions. The legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract and our legitimate interests,
3.8 We may process information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us(“correspondence data“). The correspondence data may include the communication content and metadata associated with the communication.Our website will generate the metadata associated with communications made using the website contact forms.The correspondence data may be processed for the purposes of communicating with you and record-keeping.
3.9 We may process any of your personal data identified in this policy where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the protection and assertion of our legal rights, your legal rights and the legal rights of others.
3.10 In addition to the specific purposes for which we may process your personal data set out in this Section 3, we may also process any of your personal data where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
3.16 Please do not supply any other person’s personal data to us, unless we prompt you to do so.
Providing your personal data to others
4.1 We will disclose your personal details included foreign Passport details to our suppliers or subcontractors to apply for your Nadra Card, Passport Renewal or Pakistan Origin Card POC.
4.4 Financial transactions relating to our website and services are handled by our payment services providers, Viva Wallet. We will share transaction data with our payment services providers only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing your payments, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds.
4.5 In addition to the specific disclosures of personal data set out in this Section 4, we may disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person. We may also disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
International transfers of your personal data
5.1 In this Section 5, we provide information about the circumstances in which your personal data may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA).
5.2 We have facilities in Pakistan.The European Commission has made an “adequacy decision” with respect to the data protection laws of each of these countries.Transfers to Pakistan will be protected by appropriate safeguards.
5.3 The hosting facilities for our website are situated in Germany .
5.4 You acknowledge that personal data that you submit for publication through our website or services may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use (or misuse) of such personal data by others.
Retaining and deleting personal data
6.1 This Section 6 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.
6.2 Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
6.3 We will retain your personal data as follows:
(a) Personal data category or categories will be retained for a minimum period of 2-3 Weeks or till your application has been completed and you have had a successful delivery of the your requested service.
6.4 In some cases it is not possible for us to specify in advance the periods for which your personal data will be retained. In such cases, we will determine the period of retention based on the following criteria:
(a) the period of retention of personal data category will be determined based on an application being completed as when an application is deferred or extra checks are being made by the Pakistani Authorities it could take up to 6 months for this to be completed therefore till the case is completed we will keep your personal information on our Servers.
6.5 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, we may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
7.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
7.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
8.1 In this Section 8, we have summarised the rights that you have under data protection law. Some of the rights are complex, and not all of the details have been included in our summaries. Accordingly, you should read the relevant laws and guidance from the regulatory authorities for a full explanation of these rights.
8.2 Your principal rights under data protection law are:
(a) the right to access;
(b) the right to rectification;
(c) the right to erasure;
(d) the right to restrict processing;
(e) the right to object to processing;
(f) the right to data portability;
(g) the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and
(h) the right to withdraw consent.
8.3 You have the right to confirmation as to whether or not we process your personal data and, where we do, access to the personal data, together with certain additional information. That additional information includes details of the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the recipients of the personal data. Providing the rights and freedoms of others are not affected, we will supply to you a copy of your personal data. The first copy will be provided free of charge, but additional copies may be subject to a reasonable fee.
8.4 You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified and, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to have any incomplete personal data about you completed.
8.5 In some circumstances you have the right to the erasure of your personal data without undue delay. Those circumstances include: the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed; you withdraw consent to consent-based processing; you object to the processing under certain rules of applicable data protection law; the processing is for direct marketing purposes; and the personal data have been unlawfully processed. However, there are exclusions of the right to erasure. The general exclusions include where processing is necessary: for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information; for compliance with a legal obligation; or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
8.6 In some circumstances you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data. Those circumstances are: you contest the accuracy of the personal data; processing is unlawful but you oppose erasure; we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of our processing, but you require personal data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; and you have objected to processing, pending the verification of that objection. Where processing has been restricted on this basis, we may continue to store your personal data. However, we will only otherwise process it: with your consent; for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person; or for reasons of important public interest.
8.7 You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation, but only to the extent that the legal basis for the processing is that the processing is necessary for: the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of any official authority vested in us; or the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party. If you make such an objection, we will cease to process the personal information unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
8.8 You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes (including profiling for direct marketing purposes). If you make such an objection, we will cease to process your personal data for this purpose.
8.9 You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes on grounds relating to your particular situation, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.
8.10 To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal data is:
(a) consent; or
(b) that the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract,
and such processing is carried out by automated means, you have the right to receive your personal data from us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. However, this right does not apply where it would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.
8.11 If you consider that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your habitual residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.
8.12 To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal information is consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. Withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing before the withdrawal.
8.13 You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us OR by email on email@example.com.
9.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
9.2 Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
9.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
Cookies that we use
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You can track your application with us by clicking on the link below https://nadracardcentre.co.uk/track-your-application/
Your case officer will provide you with your tracking ID
We will also keep you updated about your nadra card. When it’s approved and sent for printing, also when it will be dispatched you will be provided with the Tracking number as well.
The fees for Nadra cards
We offer following services: For nicop:
Fast: £199 each, in 7-10 Working Days service this is from the day we submit your application.
Urgent: £180 each, in 3-4 Working Weeks Service from the day we submit the application.
Slow: £150 each, in 6 Working Weeks Service from the day we submit the application.
POC Fast : £350 2-3 working weeks from the day we submit your application
POC Slow£280 8-10 working weeks from the day we submit your application
Does Nadra card means dual nationality?
Yes, if you have a British passport, then you can have both nationalities. But a few countries like Norway, Germany, Portugual dont allow dual nationality in your case you would need to apply for a POC card.
Who can be verifiers for NICOP
Your application can be verified by a Nadra Card holder whom are outside the family like your friends, colleague, neighbours.
Nadra Card Services
We are providing delivery of NICOP , Nadra Card services throughout the world except the countries which are not allowed by Pakistan.
Nadra Card UK
How can I take the appointment?
You don’t need to book an appointment with us. For us you are our priority. You just need to contact us send the documents and we shall process the whole application for you.
Who can apply for Nadra card?
National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) is a goverment issued document to a eligible citizen of Pakistan who lives or has reference abroad. Any citizen of Pakistan can apply for NICOP. The card allows you to travel to Pakistan without requiring a visa in case of dual nationality. NICOP cards are Valid for 10 Years.
What documents do I need for Nadra card?
the documents required are depending on applicant and the type of card they are applying for , therefore please contact us so we can send you your application documents.
you can also visit the link below to find out the documents required according to your Application.
What is a Nadra card?
National Identity Card (CNIC) NICOP is an identity card issued by Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA).
The card allows you Visa Free visit to Pakistan with an Unlimited Period of Stay, The Card is normally issued for 10 Years however if you are turning 18 you may find your card is valid for a short period as you would need to get your card reissued.
Obtaining a Bank Account in Pakistan on your own name.
Sim Card activation while you visit Pakistan
Can I apply for Nadra card online?
Yes you can apply Nadra Card online and have it delivered to your House Address without attending the consulate in person.
How can I get a Nadra card?
Please fill out the apply now form and we will gudie you throughout the process till you have obtained a Nadra Card
How long does a Nadra card take?
The Nadra Card delivery and processing timelines depends on the application type selected by applicant.
Normal category, the delivery time of NICOP Card is approximately 31 days after approval by the case officer.
Delivery time for fast categories is approximately 23 working days after submission.
Urgent NICOP is 7-10 working days after Submission
What Is NICOP?
A NICOP (National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis) is an identity document issued to Pakistani citizens living abroad. It is used to allow re-entry into Pakistan.
What categories of NICOP can I apply for?
(Nadra FAQ) NADRA Card Center will assist you for getting:
New Overseas ID Card (NICOP)
Renewal of NICOP
Modification of NICOP
When can I apply for a new NICOP?
Identity Holder: If you already possess a 13-digit NADRA ID number, we will help you get your ID card converted to a NICOP.
No Previous Identity: In case you do not possess the 13-digit ID number from NADRA, we will assist you in getting your new NICOP as the first identity document.
When can I apply for a renewal of my NICOP?
(Nadra FAQ) You can apply for the renewal of your NICOP in case it has expired.
When should I apply for modification in NICOP?
(Nadra FAQ) Modifications in NICOP are made primarily when you have a change in status. It can be a change of name, marital status and family head.
What is a POC?
(Nadra FAQ) Pakistan Origin Card (POC) program endeavors to provide eligible foreigners with unprecedented incentives to get back to their roots and Visa-free entry into Pakistan. If you have a Pakistani Spouse with no roots in Pakistan then you are also eligible to apply for a POC as well. The POC is Valid for 5 Years.
If you are a national of the Following countries Spain, Denmark, Germany, Norway Portugal then you need to Cancel your NICOP if you already have a NICOP/CNIC issued and then apply for a POC.
if your hold Nationalities from the above Countries and want to apply first for a POC then you don’t need to Cancel your NICOP/CNIC
What categories of POC can I apply?
New POC card.
Renewal of POC card.
Modification of POC card.
Processing and Delivery Time
How long will it take for the application process
Our application process is made to ensure that least of your time is taken. Overall, the entire process will span over 2 to 3 days.
How long will it be before I receive my NICOP/POC card?
Get your card through executive services within 7 – 10 working days and with our normal service you get it within 30 – 45 working days after the completion of your application
Application Review (Nadra FAQ)
How will I know that my application is complete?
Our customer representative will work closely with you to make sure none of your supporting documents or details go missing.
Where can I review the detail I provided?
After you’ve sent in your details, we will fill out a form on your behalf and send it to you with a stamp pad and prepaid envelope. You can review the details, provide fingerprints and send us the form back for processing.
I’ll need help filling my documents, where should I look for help?
You can always reach out to us on our number: 01733 564052
How do I pay the application fee?
You can send us the application fee via:
Cash: You may come and drop cash off at one of our offices.
Debit/Credit Card: Call us and one of our representative will be happy to process your card payment.
Can I pay with someone else’s credit or debit card?
Yes, you can pay by someone else’s debit or credit card but only after getting their consent.
Is there a cash on delivery option available?
No, cash can only be paid directly at the office.
Application Tracking (Nadra FAQ)
Will I be notified about the status of my application?
You will be notified when:
Your Nadra application has been Submitted,
Your Nadra card is sent for printing and Approved,
The NICOP card has been dispatched.
For more information on NICOP, POC or Pakistani Passport Renewals please contact us on: