National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) is issued to citizens of Pakistan who are residing abroad and are national of a country which has a dual nationality arrangement with Pakistan.
Any citizen of Pakistan can apply for NICOP and can travel to Pakistan without requiring a visa.

Eligibility for Smart NICOP

Pakistani citizens who have acquired citizenship of following countries are eligible for issuance of Smart NICOP: –

S No. Name of Country
1 Australia
2 Belgium
3. Canada
4. Egypt
5. France
6. Iceland
7. Ireland
8. Italy
9. Jordan
10. Netherland (Holland)
11. New Zealand
12. Sweden
13. Switzerland
14. Syria
15. United Kingdom
16. United State of America
17. Bahrain
18. Finland
19. Denmark
20. Germany*
21. Norway*

*Children of Pakistani parents who have grown up in Germany and who have due to their birth in Germany acquired German nationality in addition to their parents’ nationality from the other state.

*Those Norwegian nationals who have previously renounced their Pakistani nationality are eligible to apply for Smart NICOP after acquiring the resumption certificate.

Categories of Smart NICOP Application

Smart NICOP can be applied in the following categories through Pak ID:

  • New/Fresh
  • Renewal
  • Reprint
  • Modification
  • Modification in Non-Printable Field
  • Cancellation

For information about Smart NICOP fees please visit the link given below: