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NADRA State Bank of Pakistan Building,
G-5/2, Islamabad,
44000, Pakistan


Website: nadra.gov.pk

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 biometric verifications rolled back for mobile banking, seniors

Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) is asking commercial banks in the country to disable biometric user verification through…

Apr 20, 2016

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…

Aug 10, 2015

Pakistan’s biometric verification of SIMs leads to 16% decline in teledensity

Following the Pakistan government’s Biometric Verification System (BVS) drive, cellular companies have seen a loss of 25.375 million subscribers, while…

Feb 24, 2015

Pakistan government verifies 53 million SIMs via biometric system

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority chairman Syed Ismail Shah recently confirmed that more than 53 million mobile phone SIMs have been verified…

Nov 10, 2014

Biometric verification system for SIM card issuance hurting sales for Pakistani telecoms

Since Pakistan’s government forced SIM card activations to be biometrically verified through the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) database,…

Nov 2, 2014

Election Commision of Pakistan says implementing a biometric system for polling would take six months

With the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government election set for November 15th, Election Commission of Pakistan officials met last week to discuss…

Oct 21, 2014

Pakistan considers biometric-based e-voting, installs biometric system at airports

Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) director Burhan Rasool recently said that biometrics-based electronic voting is definitely possible in Pakistan as…

May 26, 2014

Biometric-Based SIM Verification to Help Improve Pakistan’s Security Concerns

Pakistani Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan announced last Friday that law enforcement agencies will deploy…

Apr 28, 2014

Kwick launches fingerprint verification system for SIM sales in Pakistan

Kwick High-Tech & Solutions has announced the launch of a new biometric device for telecom operators in Pakistan to verify the…

Aug 2, 2013

Nadra eyes smart cards for kids

Children in Pakistan could soon carry biometric identity cards, according to the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA). The administration…

May 30, 2013

Sindh High Court orders SIM card sales to be biometrically verified in Pakistan

SIM card sales and the biometric identification and verification of buyers are back in the news in Pakistan. The Sindh…

May 27, 2013

Nadra looks to upgrade biometric contract with unnamed “French firm”

The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) is set to upgrade a contract with an unnamed “French firm” in regards to…

Mar 14, 2013

Karachi voter lists complete: Nadra chairman

The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) in Pakistan has announced that the Karachi voter lists will be handed to the…

Feb 15, 2013

Sindh Police to install biometric attendance system at police offices across the province

The Sindh Police have determined that biometric systems will be installed at all police offices in the province in an…

Jan 25, 2013

Nadra and State Life to insure Smart National Identity Card (SNIC) holders for accidental death in Pakistan

In collaboration with State Life, Nadra has announced the launch of an accidental death insurance program that offers monetary coverage…

Jan 22, 2013

Nadra and telecoms struggle to find middle ground on SIM card biometric verification mandate

As the Pakistan government has indicated, those selling SIM cards must now use biometric verification systems to identify their customers,…

Dec 26, 2012

Nadra lacks the biometric data of 3.72 million women voters in Pakistan

The National Database and Registration Authority in Pakistan (NADRA) does not have the biometric records of as many as 3.72…

Nov 23, 2012

Biometric smartcards to streamline pension disbursement in Pakistan

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has directed the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) to issue biometric smart cards to…

Nov 13, 2012

NADRA, Sindh Police disagree over fingerprint database usage

The Sindh Provincial Police and the National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) in Pakistan have come to an impasse regarding access…

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