How to Check Criminal Record in Pakistan 

Nowadays every department is working on IT. Punjab Police has also an android application. The name of the android application is Pehchaan. Pakistani citizens can check the criminal record of anyone. If you want to hire someone you can check his/her criminal record by using this application. It is developed for the welfare of the public. 

This application is launched with the mutual collaboration between Punjab Police and Punjab Safe Cities Authorities. Pakistani citizens can check the criminal record of anyone without visiting the police station. 

Recently this application was launched. This application was launched by CCPO Zulfiqar Hameed. The ceremony was held in the CCPO office. Different police officers including DIG investigation and SSP investigation attended this ceremony. Nowadays it is only available in Lahore. Later it will be launched in other provinces. 


How to check Criminal Record online any Person for free in Pakistan

The purpose of identification is for the public to search for or search the criminal record or background of any person with whom they are dealing, e.g. Employee verification, marriage or business matters, etc. The Punjab Police and PSCA have initiated this application through CNIC to provide the public with easy access to the criminal background records of any person.. This will help you verify a person’s background by checking if an FIR has been lodged against them. People can only search for a person’s criminal background through CNIC.

After installing this application, you must first sign up to check someone’s criminal record. If the confirmed person is guilty and an FIR has been registered against them, the record will show you the details of the person, including the photo of the offender and the name of the police station where the FIR was lodged against him. Has been entered. Otherwise it will show you a message saying “No criminal record found”.

The results provided in the ID app are initially based on CNIC, Lahore District. However, the background record provided is limited to CNIC only. It is possible that the registration of a particular person is without errors, for which the administration of Safe City Punjab and Punjab Police are not responsible. This facility is the first step in providing public information about an individual’s criminal record. It has no legal value.


Criminal Record Check By Cnic Pakistan Online

  • First of all download this application. This wonderful application is also available in google play store. This application is also available in the iOS play store. 
  • Then you need to create an account means sign up. Creating an account is free and you don’t require any payment. its free 
  • You can create an account by providing the original CNIC number and mobile number.
  • Then you will get verification code on your given mobile number.
  • Write verification code in given space. Your account is ready.
  • Then you can check the criminal record of anyone. 
  • After creating an account on this application.
  • Open the Pechaan application.
  • Search the CNIC number in the search bar. 
  • Then fill out the given captcha.
  • Click on the search button.
  • Criminal records will be shown on screen.
  • If someone has a criminal record then his complete details will be shown. 
  • Complete details include full name, CNIC number, number of FIR, and date of birth. 
  • If a person has no criminal record then you will see a message on the screen.
  • No criminal record was found of this person.




Benefits of Pechaan:

  • Before hiring someone for work you can check his criminal record.
  • It is made for out safety.
  • We can check record of person before starting business with him.
  • This application is beneficial for factory owners.
  • This application is beneficial for the HR department.
  • It is also used for identification purposes.
  • Before making any transaction with someone you can check his criminal record by using this application.
  • It is simple to use.


How to download the Pechaan application?


  • You can easily download the Pechaan application on android and apple phones.
  • If you are an Smartphone user then click on this link.
  • After clicking on this link you will redirect to the google play store.

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It is limited application. Only citizens of Lahore are getting benifits.

It is not available for whole Pakitsan. 



(FAQ) Frequently Asked Questions:

Question No.1: Is this application is available on the Google play store?

Answer: Yes, You can easily download this application by searching. The link of this application is also given in the above paragraph.


Question No. 2 : Is this application is valid for other provinces?

Answer:  No, this application is not valid for other provinces. It is only available in Lahore. Maybe in the future, this application will be launched for Pakistan.


Question No.3: What are the requirements for creating an account?

Answer: You just need a CNIC number and a valid mobile number.


In this informative article, I discuss how to check the criminal record of anyone. I discussed this topic in simple language. If you feel any difficulty while reading you can question in the comment box.

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