The Federal Government of Pakistan through an SRO has increased the fee for CNICs in all categories for more than hundred percent. Ahead of the upcoming General Elections 2018, when thousands of Pakistanis were aiming to get a CNIC card to poll their votes, the NADRA has doubled the Normal computerized identity cards fee in all categories while in the urgent NADRA CNIC category fee has been raised to 300 percent.
Every Pakistani citizen who wants to cast his vote, must possess a valid NADRA CNIC in the upcoming elections and Nadra has dropped a bomb on people who are already striving to get their ID cards to participate in elections or for any other purposes.
Normal CNIC fee that was charged at Rs 200, which has now been increased to Rs 400. Whereas the urgent CNIC fee has been increased from Rs.300 to Rs 1150- noticed an increase of about more than 300% -. The fee of executive CNIC has also been doubled to Rs.2,150, up from Rs 1,000.
The smart NIC (chip-based CNIC) has been raised from Rs.400 to Rs.750, Rs. 1500 (old charges Rs 800) will be charged for urgent and Rs.2500 (old charges were Rs 1,600) for Executive.
NADRA CNIC Fees Detail
|New Smart NIC||750||1500||2500|
|Smart NIC Modification||750||1500||2500|
|Smart NIC Duplicate||750||1500||2500|
|Smart NIC Renewal||750||1500||2500|
|CNIC Cancellation (Due to death)||50||–||–|
The new rates of National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) have also been fixed. The Zone-A countries including Europe, the US and Canada Fee of normal smart NICOP (chip-based card) has been fixed at $39, urgent NICOP $57 and executive NICOP at $75 for while Zone-B category (Middle East countries,) the new rates for smart NICOP (chip-based) normal has been fixed at $20, $30 for urgent and $40 for executive smart NICOP.
ee Details of NICOP/SNICOP
|New Smart NICOP||4600||6700||8800|
|Smart NICOP Modification||4600||6700||8800|
|Smart NICOP Duplicate||4600||6700||8800|
|Smart NICOP Renewal||4600||6700||8800|
|New Smart NICOP||2350||3550||4700|
|Smart NICOP Modification||2350||3550||4700|
|Smart NICOP Duplicate||2350||3550||4700|
|Smart NICOP Renewal||2350||3550||4700|