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NICOP & POC

Difference between NICOP and POC

 

National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP)

Pakistan Origin Card (POC)

Benefits

Dual Nationality Holder (Pakistan & USA)

  • Unlimited Visa free entry into Pakistan on foreign passport
  • Indefinite stay in Pakistan with exemption from reporting to police or foreigner's registration officers, etc.
  • Right to purchase, sell, own, deal with and dispose of movable and immovable property anywhere in Pakistan.
  • Right to open and operate bank accounts in Pakistan
  • Protection of rights that all Pakistanis enjoy
  • Full recognition as a regular Pakistani citizen
  • Apply for Machine Readable Passport (MRP) Substitute for the Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC)
  • Proof of Pakistan citizenship

Consider only USA National (or Other Foreign National)

  • Unlimited Visa free entry into Pakistan on foreign passport.
  • Indefinite stay in Pakistan with exemption from reporting to police or foreigner's registration officers, etc.
  • Right to purchase, sell, own, deal with and dispose of movable and immovable property anywhere in Pakistan.
  • Right to open and operate bank accounts in Pakistan.

 

 

 

 

 

     

Who can Apply

  • Valid/legitimate citizens of Pakistan and their children.

 

  • Foreign spouse of CNIC/NICOP holder

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