NADRA Smart NICOP for Saudi Arabia, UAE – Fee Update 2023

12:49 PM | 21 Sep, 2023

NADRA rolled out Smart NICOP (Smart National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis) as ID proof for dual nationality holders and Pakistani nationals.
Earlier, Smart NICOP (Smart National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis) was issued to overseas Pakistanis for a consecutive time period of six months or possessing dual nationalities but with new changes, the document can be issued to any Pakistani national.

All Pakistanis can apply for Smart NICOP and can travel to South Asian nation without requiring a visa in case of dual nationality, however, you must have a valid passport to apply for this document for newborn babies if they are born abroad.

There are different fee structures for Smart NICOP for all countries and for Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE), you need to pay the fee for Zone B nations.

Smart NICOP Fee for Saudi Arabia 2023

Zone B Category Normal Service Urgent Service Executive Service
New Smart NICOP $20 $30 $40

Here's how to Apply for NICOP

You can apply for your NICOP by either visiting NADRA Registration Center (NRC) or through the Pak-Identity online portal.

Required Documents for NICOP

New Born Baby 

  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Parents Original Passports and National ID cards
  • Marriage Certificate

Note: Parents marital status must be married for processing the ID card of a New Born

Duplicate of lost I.D Card  

  • Original Passport
  • National I.D card or photocopy of CNIC of any blood relative (Brother, sister, father, mother, son, daughter, wife)

SNICOP for CNIC Holder

  • Original CNIC (Computerized National Identity Card)
  • Original/Photocopy of Passport
  • Photocopy of CNIC Of any blood relative

Correction of Age

  • Valid Manual Passport original or original Matriculation certificate attested by Embassy/consulate or Court order from Pakistani court
  • Photocopy of ID card of any blood relative (Brother, sister, father, mother, son, daughter, wife)

Change in Marital Status

  • Original NICOP/CNIC/SNICOP of applicant
  • Original Passport
  • Marriage certificate attested by Pakistan Embassy/Consulate
  • Husband/Wife’s National I.D card or copy of I.D Card


Pakistani rupee inches up against US dollar, Euro, Pound and other currencies - Check forex rates here

Pakistani rupee advanced its winning momentum against US dollar, and other currencies in the open market amid strong economic cues.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.15 for buying and 287.95 for selling.

Euro moves down to 309.9 for buying and 310.5 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 359.4 for buying, and 360.05 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED also moved down to 77.45 whereas the Saudi Riyal drops to 75.82.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan – 2 December 2023

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 285.15  287.95 
Euro EUR 309.9  310.5 
UK Pound Sterling GBP 359.4  360.05 
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.45  77.6
Saudi Riyal SAR 75.82 75.97
Australian Dollar AUD 187.72 188.22
Bahrain Dinar BHD 759.94 767.94
Canadian Dollar CAD 209.99 210.49
China Yuan CNY 39.78 39.88
Danish Krone DKK 41.95 42.05
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.38 36.48
Indian Rupee INR 3.39 3.5
Japanese Yen JPY 1.49 1.56
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 926.39 935.39
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.38 60.98
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.44 175.44
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.25 26.55
Omani Riyal OMR 742.16 750.18
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 78.5 79.2
Singapore Dollar SGD 212.45 212.95
Swedish Korona SEK 27.09 27.19
Swiss Franc CHF 325.38 325.88
Thai Bhat THB 8.05 8.09

Gold registers big fall in Pakistan; check today gold rates in Pakatan - 2 December 2023

The price of gold fell by thousands of rupees as precious metal lost shine despite an upward trend in the international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 2 December 2023

On Saturday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,300 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,300.

Meanwhile, single tola of 22 Karat gold costs Rs199,190, 21 karat rate costs Rs190,138 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,975.

Globally, gold prices hover at around $2072, gaining $32 on Saturday.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Karachi PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Islamabad PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Peshawar PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Quetta PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Sialkot PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Attock PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Gujranwala PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Jehlum PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Multan PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Bahawalpur PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Gujrat PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Nawabshah PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Chakwal PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Hyderabad PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Nowshehra PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Sargodha PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Faisalabad PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Mirpur PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705


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