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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.

NADRA Biometrics News


NADRA launches Nishan Pakistan platform, lets startups leverage digital identity stack

The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has launched the Beta version of Nishan Pakistan, a platform to enable small…

May 16, 2023

Kenya seeks NADRA collaboration, expertise on digital ID project

Kenya is looking forward to making changes to its digital ID system and the government is banking on the expertise…

Apr 19, 2023

Fingerprint matching system developed in-house by NADRA reaches market launch

NADRA has launched its domestically-developed automated fingerprint identification system (AFIS) as a commercial solution, under the name NADIR, which translates…

Mar 27, 2023

NADRA upgrades Pak-ID biometric app with document recognition and digital signatures

The beta release of the Pak-ID mobile app adds a real-time document identification module to go with contactless biometrics capabilities,…

Mar 7, 2023

Pakistan Telecom Authority and NADRA to work together on multi-finger biometrics

A memorandum of understanding between the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has established…

Mar 2, 2023

Pakistan in midst of digital census, ‘unprecedented’ change in data policies

Officials with Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority are boasting of a new service intended to put people in charge…

Feb 15, 2023

Biometric verification deployed for overseas Pakistanis

The National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA) in Pakistan has launched online ID verification that enables a consular officer to…

Feb 13, 2023

Pakistan ID boss to head UNDP digital transformation committee as World Bank mulls funding

Muhammad Tariq Malik, chairman of Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA), has been appointed the chairman of the Technical…

Jan 18, 2023

Biometric registrations open for vehicles and guns in Pakistan

A biometric vehicle registration program in Pakistan’s Punjab state is being revived to fight crime related to automobile sales, The…

Jan 16, 2023

NADRA creates alternative to biometrics for elderly people with faded fingerprints

Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) is establishing a new identity verification service for elderly individuals whose fingerprints have…

Jan 12, 2023

NADRA rolls out patient ID verification for transparency in organ transplants

Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) is introducing a new biometric patient ID verification system to enhance transparency in…

Jan 11, 2023

Pakistan ID authority shares data of 4K wanted people for biometric matching

NADRA has shared the images of more than 4,000 wanted individuals with a public safety body to enable biometric matching…

Jan 10, 2023

Pakistan set for digital census with tablets supplied by NADRA

The last batch of 17,600 tablets powered by an indigenous solution from Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has…

Jan 2, 2023

NADRA details Pakistan’s stronger fingerprint biometric system for SIM registration

A new fingerprint biometric system is now being used by telecoms in Pakistan to register people for SIM activation, following…

Dec 7, 2022

NADRA achieves international certification for security of biometric data

A trio of entities has announced certification for ISO/IEC 27001 to show their respective adherence to international cybersecurity standards and…

Nov 18, 2022

NADRA partners up to ID thousands of deceased people with biometrics

Pakistan‘s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chhipa Welfare Association to biometrically…

Nov 17, 2022

NADRA chair emphasizes importance of achieving SDG 16.9 for Pakistan’s digital future

The chairman of Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) Tariq Malik has in an interview spoken widely about Pakistan’s…

Nov 9, 2022

New NADRA offices to enroll biometrics of Pakistani individuals with household changes

The National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) of Pakistan has partnered with the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) to establish 647…

Oct 28, 2022

Biometrics could ID abandoned bodies in Pakistan if 3 years of bickering ended

Pakistan‘s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) is developing biometric systems to identify dead bodies by fingerprints, reports local news…

Oct 14, 2022

NADRA cracks down on suspect IDs, collects biometrics from relatives

The National Database and Registration Authority in Pakistan has canceled 181 national digital ID cards that were issued to non-nationals…

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

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