National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA) has urged the citizens to get CNICs verification for tenancy and other business purposes, says a press release.
The new CNIC verification system has been designed mainly for the convenience of the public and law enforcement agencies to verify individual’s identity through mobile phone. Verification shall be done in real time communication with NADRA’s national data warehouse. CNIC verification will be a great help to wipe out menace of identity theft and terrorism.
Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik formally opened the service of verification of CNIC through SMS on July 24. This service will enable the police and other law-enforcement agencies to verify the CNIC of any suspect at checkpoint any time, besides help common people to avoid the bids of cheating by mischievous people as they can verify the CNIC of any person on SMS.
Deputy Chairman NADRA Tariq Malik said that NADRA VERISYS is also playing a noteworthy role for the verification of the particulars of any identity card holder while through mobile SMS citizens instantly can validate the particulars of any person whom they are doing business.
NADRA mobile SMS verification system is for the convenience of the public. Public can verify any registered citizen instantly by using their mobile phone. The service is beneficial for general public, as it would allow them to verify the credentials of the people with whom they are making business deals and can also verify their employees, Household workers, maids etc
NADRA CNIC Verification By SMS
CNIC verification Number:
CNIC verification is being done by sending the CNIC number (which is to be verified) on any of the special numbers ‘7000.’ In response, NADRA will provide the details associated to that CNIC such as the name of person to whom that CNIC number stands allotted (in Urdu) along with any other content deemed appropriate by NADRA pertaining to the CNIC
The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA), in collaboration with mobile phone companies, launched a service for the instant verification of identity cards via sending of the CNIC number through an SMS. Launching the service, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said no foreigners had direct access to the NADRA database. “We will not allow any foreign access to NADRA data” the minister said. He said a new service would soon be launched in Islamabad for the computerized registration of vehicles, adding that a special chip would be installed in the vehicle, which would make them easily traceable.
Cellular Companies Involved:
National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has signed contract with cellphone companies, including Mobilink, Telenor Pakistan and Warid Tel, for verification of the computerised national identity cards (CNICs) through SMS. NADRA has initiated the facility under which people can attain the verification of CNIC through SMS. Negotiations with two more companies, Ufone and Zong, are in progress.
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