A NADRA card is an official identity card issued by the National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA) of Pakistan. It is a mandatory document for all Pakistani citizens over the age of 18. NADRA cards can be used for a variety of purposes, including:
Opening a bank account
Applying for a passport
Voting in elections
Traveling to Pakistan
Types of NADRA cards
There are two main types of NADRA cards:
National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP): A NICOP is a NADRA card issued to Pakistani citizens who live permanently outside of Pakistan.
Pakistan Origin Card (POC): A POC is a NADRA card issued to non-Pakistani citizens who are of Pakistani origin.
NADRA card fees in Birmingham
The fees for NADRA cards in Birmingham vary depending on the type of card you are applying for and the processing time you choose. The following table shows the current fees for each type of card:
Type of card
How to apply for a NADRA card in Birmingham
To apply for a NADRA card in Birmingham, you can either visit the Pakistan Consulate in Birmingham or apply online through the NADRA website.
To apply at the consulate, you will need to book an appointment in advance. You can book an appointment online or by calling the consulate at 0121 643 4080.
To apply online, you will need to create an account on the NADRA website and fill out an application form. You will also need to upload copies of the required supporting documents.
Once you have submitted your application, it will be processed by NADRA. The processing time will vary depending on the type of card you have applied for and the processing time you have chosen.
You can pay the NADRA card fee in cash or by credit/debit card.
If you are applying for a NICOP, you must have a valid Pakistani passport.
If you are applying for a POC, you must have a valid passport from the country you are currently residing in.
Applying for a NADRA card in Birmingham is a relatively straightforward process. The fees for NADRA cards are reasonable and the processing time is relatively short. If you are a Pakistani citizen living in Birmingham, or if you are non-Pakistani citizen of Pakistani origin living in Birmingham, I encourage you to apply for a NADRA card today.