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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


Court challenge frees up NADRA to restart ID card issuance to trans people

Pakistan’s national database and registry, NADRA, is resuming issuing ID cards to transgender people using an X to designate a…

Sep 18, 2023

Somalia begins issuing new biometric digital ID developed with NADRA’s help

Somalia has launched its own biometric identity card system with the head of the government expressing hope it will help…

Aug 9, 2023

Pakistan expands project for biometric identification of unidentified bodies and patients

After delays, the caretaker government in Punjab has collaborated with the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) and the healthcare…

Aug 1, 2023

Still dealing with leak fallout, NADRA officials resist investigations

There appears to be no central government policy in Pakistan for how to handle a catastrophic divulging and selling of…

Jul 10, 2023

Battle on to choose contractor for Kenya’s new digital ID scheme

The race to pick a contractor for Kenya’s new digital ID project is said to be hotting up with the…

Jul 3, 2023

Pakistan ID agency head resigns, citing ‘polarized political environment’

The chairman of Pakistan’s digital ID agency NADRA, Tariq Malik, has resigned from his position in the wake of a…

Jun 8, 2023

Facial recognition used to identify victims of deadly train accident in India

Railway authorities have used facial recognition technology to determine the identity of at least 50 dead bodies from the recent…

Jun 5, 2023

NADRA adds iris to automated biometric identification platform with Iris ID

Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has introduced iris biometrics as the third ID verification option on its Automated…

May 25, 2023

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…

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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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