Wednesday, March 24, 2010

NADRA has urged the citizens to get CNICs verification for tenancy and other business purposes

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.

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.

He said that the 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

He informed that 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.