How To Check Your CNIC Status Online – Complete Method (April 2024)

“Checking Your CNIC Status If you’ve recently applied for your Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) and wish to track its status, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll guide you through the process of checking the status of your national identity card. Wondering when you’ll receive your CNIC after applying? We’ve got you covered with two methods to check your CNIC status.

Checking Your CNIC Status via SMS

You can conveniently check the status of your CNIC by using an SMS service provided by NADRA. When your CNIC is ready for pickup at the nearest NADRA office, this service will notify you. Here’s how it works:

  1. Open the messaging app on your mobile device.
  2. Compose a new message.
  3. Enter your tracking ID, which was provided by NADRA when you applied for your CNIC.
  4. Send the message to 8400.
  5. You’ll receive an immediate response with the status of your ID card.

Checking Your CNIC Status

Online Another method to check your CNIC status is by using NADRA’s online portal. This portal allows you to monitor the progress of your ID card from the comfort of your home. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Visit the official NADRA website at
  2. Click on the “CNIC Services” button.
  3. Select the “CNIC Status” option.
  4. Enter your complete 13-digit National Identity Card number.
  5. Provide the necessary information, such as your date of birth or your father’s name.
  6. Click the “Check Status” button.

By following these steps, you can easily track the status of your CNIC. Additionally, if you’re interested, you can apply for BNIP (Ba-Ikhtiyar Naujawan), which has announced 60,000 paid internships.”

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Contact  Number0800-26477, 051-9246326
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