Correction in CNIC

NADRA has the authority to issue computerized national identity cards (CNIC) to Pakistani nationality holders. A mistake made in the CNIC for any reason whatsoever needs urgent attention to avoid any future difficulty for the person. The errors can be related to:

Correction In CNIC
  • The Entry of the Wrong Name
  • The entry of the wrong father’s name
  • The entry of the wrong date of birth
  • The entry of the wrong sex or gender

Correction

To fix a mistake on a CNIC, you can file a suit under section 42 of the Specific Relief Act of 1877 in the Civil Court that has jurisdiction over the case.

Documents required for the correction of the name

To file a suit for the correction of a name, you will need to submit the following documents:

A complaint contains complete details of the petitioner, i.e., name, father’s name, date of birth, place of birth, birth certificate, educational certificates, etc.

  • Father’s CNIC
  • Mother’s CNIC
  • birth certificate issued by the concerned union council
  • Two independent witnesses

Documents required for correction of the father’s name or spouse’s name

To file a suit to change the father’s name or the name of the spouse, you will need to send in the following documents:

A complaint contains complete details of the petitioner, i.e., name, father’s name, date of birth, place of birth, birth certificate, educational certificates, etc.

  • Father’s CNIC
  • Mother’s CNIC
  • Spouse’s CNIC
  • birth certificate issued by the concerned union council
  • Two independent witnesses

Correction

To fix a mistake on a CNIC, you can file a suit under section 42 of the Specific Relief Act of 1877 in the Civil Court that has jurisdiction over the case.

Documents are required for correction of sex or gender.

To file a suit for the correction of sex or gender, you will need to submit the following documents:

A complaint contains complete details of the petitioner, i.e., name, father’s name, date of birth, place of birth, birth certificate, educational certificates, etc.

  • Father’s CNIC
  • Mother’s CNIC
  • Spouse’s CNIC
  • birth certificate issued by the concerned union council
  • A medical certificate mentioning gender.
  • Two independent witnesses

The procedure for correction

After the case has been submitted, the civil court issues a notification to NADRA to provide a written statement. The evidence of the petitioner, along with the documents in his favour, is submitted before the court. The Court immediately pronounces judgment and gives NADRA directions to make the required correction in the CNIC of the petitioner.

Correction in Form B

When a child is born in Pakistan, NADRA issues a certificate of registration from the place he/she is born. This registration certificate is also known as the B-Form. It is a document that provides proof of a child’s birth. Both parents of the child must be CNIC holders for the issuance of the B-form.

B Form Nadra Pakistan

If in the B-Form, there is any mistake regarding the name, father’s name, or date of birth, it is the fundamental right of the child that the error is rectified immediately.

Correction

The correction of a mistake in B form can be rectified by filing a suit for correction of B-form under section 42 of the Specific Relief Act, 1877, in the concerned Civil Court.

Documents required for the correction of the name

To file a suit for the correction of a name in the B-Form, you will need to submit the following documents:

A complaint contains complete details of the petitioner, i.e., name, father’s name, date of birth, place of birth, birth certificate, educational certificates, etc.

  • Father’s CNIC
  • Mother’s CNIC
  • birth certificate issued by the concerned union council
  • Two independent witnesses

Documents are required for correction of the date of birth.

To file a suit for the correction of the date of birth in the B-Form, you will need to submit the following documents:

A complaint contains complete details of the petitioner, i.e., name, father’s name, date of birth, place of birth, birth certificate, educational certificates, etc.

The CNIC of the person who made the complaint

  • Father’s CNIC
  • Mother’s CNIC
  • birth certificate issued by the concerned union council
  • Two independent witnesses

Documents are required for correction of sex or gender.

To file a suit for the correction of sex or gender in the B-Form, you will need to submit the following documents:

A complaint contains complete details of the petitioner, i.e., name, father’s name, date of birth, place of birth, birth certificate, educational certificates, etc.

  • Father’s CNIC
  • Mother’s CNIC
  • birth certificate issued by the concerned union council
  • A medical certificate mentioning gender.
  • Two independent witnesses

The procedure for correction

After the case has been submitted, the civil court issues notification to NADRA to provide a written statement. The evidence of the petitioner, along with the documents in his favour, is submitted before the court. The Court immediately pronounces judgement and gives NADRA directions to make the required correction in B-Form.

Corrections in Educational Certificates

An academic certificate is a piece of paper that confirms that a person has completed a specific education from any notable institution. The educational document can be in primary, secondary, or higher education. If any mistake has been made by the educational institute while entering the name, father’s name, mother’s name, or date of birth, correction should be made promptly to avoid inconvenience in the future.

Correction

The correction of a mistake in B form can be rectified by filing a suit for correction of the B form under section 42 of the Specific Relief Act, 1877, in the concerned Civil Court.

Documents are required for correction of sex or gender.

To file a suit for the correction of name, father’s name, mother’s name, or date of birth on an educational certificate, you will need to submit the following documents:

A complaint contains complete details of the petitioner, i.e., name, father’s name, date of birth, place of birth, birth certificate, educational certificates, etc.

  • Father’s CNIC
  • Mother’s CNIC
  • birth certificate issued by the concerned union council
  • Two independent witnesses

The procedure for correction

After the case has been submitted, the civil court issues a notification to the respective educational institute to appear and provide a written statement. The evidence of the petitioner, along with the documents in his favor, is submitted before the court. The Court immediately pronounces judgement and gives directions to the respective educational institute to make the necessary corrections in the educational certificate.

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