Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the National Database and Registration Authority’s (NADRA) “Pak-ID” mobile application on Tuesday, which would use smartphones to collect applicants’ biometrics and scan documents.
The software would make it easier for residents to apply for a national identification card. The prime minister commended NADRA Chairman Tariq Malik for offering novel ideas to streamline the process.
He wrote in a tweet “Inaugurated PAK-ID Mobile App by NADRA. A revolutionary step in providing convenience, especially to Overseas Pakistanis. Applicants of id.nadra.gov.pk can now capture fingerprints, photographs, and documents using mobile phones. Great initiative by Tariq Malik & NADRA team”.
Inaugurated PAK-ID Mobile App by #NADRA. A revolutionary step in providing convenience, especially to Overseas Pakistanis. Applicants of //t.co/utri3ua8J4 can now capture fingerprints, photograph and documents using mobile phone. Great initiative by Tariq Malik & NADRA team pic.twitter.com/kEZN9ODuaH
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) August 31, 2021
According to a statement released by NADRA, with the launch of the NADRA Pak-ID app, Pakistan has established itself as a pioneer in the identity management industry.
The software collects biometric information and scans papers required to begin the process of obtaining ID cards and other documents. The NADRA mobile app is available for download on the Google Play Store for Android and the Apple App Store for iOS.