How To Apply For Recover Lost NID Card (জাতীয় পরিচয়পত্র হারিয়ে গেলে পুনরায় পাবার নিয়ম)

Recover Lost NID Card Application Process
Recover Lost NID Card Application Process

A National Identity Card (NID) is an essential document that serves as proof of your citizenship, identity and residence status in many countries. Losing your NID card can be a distressing experience, as it makes you vulnerable to identity theft and various fraudulent activities. However, there is no need to panic, as most countries have well-established procedures for recovering lost or stolen NID cards. In this article, we will take you through the step-by-step process of applying for the recovery of your lost or stolen NID card, ensuring your peace of mind and keeping your identity safe.

How To Apply For Recover Lost or Stolen NID Card?

Here are the steps usually involved in applying for recovery of lost NID card in Bangladesh:

File a Police Report

The first and most important step is to report the loss or theft of your NID card as soon as possible. Go to the nearest police station to file a report. Provide them with all necessary details like your full name, NID number, address and circumstances of loss or theft. Obtaining a police report will serve as an important document during the recovery process and can help prevent misuse of your NID card. If an NID card is lost, the first step is to make a General Diary (GD) at the nearest police station. This GD report is essential for the application process, as it serves as proof of loss of NID card.

Visit the Election Commission Office

After filing the police report, you have to go to the nearest election commission office or upazila/ police station election office depending on your location. Inform the officials about the lost NID card and submit GD report to them.

Pay Reissue NID Card Fees

The processing fee for the entire process is Rs.368, which you have to pay through Dutch Bangla Mobile Banking. You need to mention the Transaction ID (TRX) number on the form as proof of payment. The fee is for urgent issuance, but if you want it for free, it will take ten to thirty working days.

Collect Application Form

Collect application form for recovery of lost NID card. Election Commission office officials will guide you through the process and provide the necessary forms. Fill the application form with correct and up-to-date information. Double check all the details before submitting the application to avoid any errors.


Attach Required Documents

Along with the application form, you need to attach the following documents:

  • Copy of the GD (General Diary) report filed at the police station.
  • Smart NID Card photocopy (If there is)
  • Attach your birth certificate photocopy.

Submit the Application

Once you have filled the application form and attached all the required documents, submit your application to the designated authority. Depending on the country, you may be able to do this online through their website or physically at a government office. If you want to submit it in person, make sure you bring originals of all documents for verification purposes.

Get NID Card 

After submitting your application, you may have to wait for a certain period before your NID card is reissued. In the meantime, keep checking the status of your application regularly. If there are online portals or helplines provided by authorities, use them to stay updated about the progress of your application. In some cases, you may receive a notification when your new NID card is ready for collection.

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Last Words 

Recover your lost NID card hassle-free with our simple application process. File a report, gather required documents, and submit your application for a quick resolution. Get back your National Identity Card securely!