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G-5/2, Islamabad,
44000, Pakistan


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National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA) has gained international recognition for its success in providing solutions for identification, e-governance and secure documents that deliver multi-pronged goals of mitigating identity theft, safe-guarding the interests of our clients and facilitating the public. In-depth Research and Development efforts have enabled NADRA to become the trailblazer in the areas of Software Integration, Data Warehousing and Network Infrastructure.

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India, Nigeria, Pakistan discuss sustainable financing for digital ID schemes with ID4Africa

Designing identity authorities based on business models which can generate funds for the proper functioning and sustainability of their systems…

Sep 12, 2022

NADRA pairs with 1Link to introduce digital payments platform for financial inclusion

Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has concluded a partnership agreement with digital payments solution provider 1Link to enable…

Aug 26, 2022

National digital ID issuance for Pakistanis ramping up

Production of Pakistan’s digital national ID card has doubled, from 60 thousand to 125 thousand per day. The ID cards…

Aug 24, 2022

Biometric ID, prison programs questioned at federal, state levels in Pakistan

A federal ombudsman in Pakistan is saying that “proper functioning” biometric ID systems must be installed all jails in that…

Aug 22, 2022

Pakistani political ‘hecklers’ threatened with blocked biometric ID, bank accounts

Pakistan’s Interior Minister has warned that supporters of recently-ousted prime minister Imran Khan and his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party whose…

Jul 27, 2022

Inclusion promise of ID documents not consistently met in Pakistan, El Salvador, reports allege

How to draw people who have been previously excluded from normal social recognition into digital identity systems is one of…

Jul 4, 2022

Biometric verification system to ensure safe property management in Pakistan

Pakistan’s Capital Development Authority (CDA) will in the future deploy a biometric verification system (BVS) that will ensure the safe…

Jun 28, 2022

NADRA extends biometric ID-linked health insurance to Punjab

Pakistan’s identity authority, the National Database Registration Authority (NADRA), has signed an agreement with the Ministry of National Health Services…

Jun 20, 2022

Jamaica, Greece advancing digital ID plans with biometrics capture pilot, digital wallet

Jamaica, Greece, Pakistan, Serbia and Turkey have all either entered or are planning to enter new phases of their respective…

Jun 15, 2022

Pakistan installs biometric ID gates at Afghanistan border

The Pakistani government has installed biometric identity verification devices at the border with Afghanistan, according to the Business Recorder to…

Jun 6, 2022

Pakistan gives 1M Afghan refugees biometric IDs for government services

More than a million Afghan refugees who reside in Pakistan are expected to find it easier and more convenient accessing…

Apr 7, 2022

Pakistan’s digital ID authority drops paper files with new operations system

“We are heading towards becoming a non-bureaucratic organization,” announces Tariq Malik, chairman of the National Database and Registration Authority of…

Mar 15, 2022

8M overseas Pakistanis register for digital ID, pensioners face more biometric checks

More than 8.2 million Pakistanis abroad who hold the National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) have registered with the…

Feb 11, 2022

NADRA goes all out for handling complaints

The National Database and Registration Authority of Pakistan (NADRA) has launched a Centralized Complaint Management System (NCCMS) which allows citizens…

Feb 1, 2022

Contactless biometrics app to play key role in Pakistan’s digital wallet rollout

Pakistan is claiming a world’s first for using contactless biometrics on mobile devices to enroll individuals to its national ID…

Dec 15, 2021

Pakistan launches digital wallet for financial inclusion on back of biometric SIM registry

Pakistan’s government has unveiled a plan to bring 50 million people into the financial system by leveraging the country’s biometric…

Dec 13, 2021

Public sector biometrics use expands in Pakistan with pension, charity schemes

A biometric system to facilitate identity verification of pension earners in Pakistan is now operational, reports the Associated Press of…

Dec 7, 2021

Pakistan to address biometrics exclusion concerns for cash support beneficiaries

Authorities is Pakistan say they are working on a process to avoid further exclusion of beneficiaries from cash support programs…

Nov 29, 2021

NADRA rejects biometric database hacking allegation, seeks explanation

The National Database and Registration Authority of Pakistan (NADRA) has strongly rejected claims by an official of the country’s Federal…

Nov 25, 2021

Arrests in Pakistan for fake fingerprint biometrics, NADRA breach alleged

Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested two men in Faisalabad for allegedly being involved in activating SIM cards with…

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Kwick High Tech innovation supports massive biometrics programs

Some of the most ambitious biometric regulations in the world are taking place in Pakistan, where the government has determined…

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