The CNIC (Computerized National Identity Card) issued by the NADRA (National Database and Registration Authority) verifies an individual’s Pakistani citizenship.
However, we have never ever thought that there will be secret meaning behind your CNIC number and no one can imagine how the 13 Digit CNIC numbers of Millions of Pakistanis are different from one another.
13 Digit CNIC Numbers – The Useful Info Everyone Must Know
The computerized National Identity Card has 13 digits, and knowing them in detail is quite attractive.
These 13 digit numbers of every citizen differ the identity of one individual from another. Actually, It has three Parts:
The computerized National Identity Card is divided into three parts; The First part of CNIC has five digits. For example, this is the CNIC Numbers 13102-*******-*.
The very first digit of these numbers will show you from which province you belong to. You will be able to see the breakdown of every province of Pakistan below;
- Anyone who’s CNIC starts from 1, He or she belongs to KPK.
- Anyone who’s CNIC starts from 2, He or She belongs to FATA.
- Anyone who’s CNIC starts from 3, He or She belongs to Punjab.
- Anyone who’s CNIC starts from 4, He or She belongs to Sindh.
- Anyone who’s CNIC starts from 5, He or She belongs to Balochistan.
- Anyone who’s CNIC starts from 6, He or She belongs to Islamabad.
- Anyone who’s CNIC starts from 7, He or She belongs to Gilgit Baltistan.
Well, it was fabulous, the 2nd digit of CNIC Number displays your division. It means that each individual has a different 2nd digit if they belong to the same province of Pakistan and the next three digits of CNIC Numbers represent a district, tehsil, and Union council.
The 2nd part of the Computerized National Identity Card represents the family code of Pakistani Citizen.
This code actually formulates the family tree of that particular individual with people who have blood relations.
The 3rd part of the computerized National Identity Card represents your sex, suppose, if the owner of CNIC is male then odd numbers will be used in CNIC such as 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9.
If the owner of CNIC is Female then even numbers will be used in CNIC such as 2, 4, 6, and 8.