Get your expired CNICs renewed, NADRA tells citizens


The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has urged all citizens to have their expired CNICs renewed immediately to avoid any inconvenience in legal, financial and other matters where a valid CNIC is compulsory, a statement issued by NADRA Punjab Lahore Region GM Col (r) M Iqbal said on Friday.
He said that more than 9 million computerised identity cards have been expired till date. Renewal has become must to avoid any inconvenience.
The expired cards are automatically blocked by the system and cannot be used for any transactions relating to purchase, sale, transfer of property, opening or operation of bank accounts, foreign travel and many other activities that require identification of an individual, require possession of a valid CNIC. Moreover, machine readable passport could also not be obtained or processed due to expired computerised identity card.