Here comes good news for the Karachiites as the government has set up two NADRA Mega Centres in Karachi with a cost of Rs. 370 million in various densely populated areas offering customer services 24/7 round-the-clock with a total of 105 employees working in three shifts.

In this connection, Federal Interior Minister, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan inaugurated the exclusive Mega Centres in North Nazimabad and DHA. One more mega centre is being set up in SITE Area that will be operational by next month.


While speaking with media, the interior minister said as many as 324,000 CNICs have been blocked by the ministry for re-verification of authenticity. Among them, 174,000 CNICs will be restored after re-verification and re-registration of persons whereas 150,000 CNICs are blocked permanently.

He said that Interior Ministry continued its investigation for the availability of the fake CNICs and found involvement of nearly 600 officials, who will be charged as per law.

Be noted that NADRA will close down usual NADRA centres in district South and Central.

NADRA Mega Centres will offer variety of services not only for the densely populated districts of South and Central but for citizens of any area will benefit from NADRA services without any restriction.

Salient Features of NADRA Mega Centres

The newly established NADRA mega centres have been incorporated with various customer friendly and hassle free features. Some of the salient ones are listed below:

  • One window operation
  • 300 seating capacity for people
  • 28 counters
  • 3 card distribution counters
  • 2 forms submission counters
  • 4 information counters
  • 3 Counters dedicated for senior citizens and disables
  • Quematic machine token system
  • 8 form approval officers
  • Centrally Air-conditioned
  • Mineral water facility
  • Prayer area facility
  • Re-verification of NADRA CNICs