Secret behind every digit of the CNIC number
Secret behind every digit of the CNIC number: The computerised national identity card (CNIC) issued by the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) verifies a person’s Pakistani citizenship, however, there is a secret behind every digit of its 13-digit number.
Secret behind every digit of the NIC number: This 13-digit number is entirely different for every Pakistani.This number comprises three parts. The first part, which comprises five digits i.e. ‘12101’, has its first digit ‘1’ identifying your province. People
whose CNIC number starts with 1, are residents of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, similarly, 2 represents FATA, 3 for Punjab, 4 for Sindh, 5 represents Balochistan, 6 for Islamabad and 7 represents Gilgit-Baltistan province.The second digit in the CNIC number shows your division, which means every a digit identifies a different division in a province, while the rest of the three digit represent your district, tehsil and union council.