Succession Certificate and Letter of Administration


Succession Certificate and Letter of Administration
is issued to the successor on behalf of a deceased
person that establishes the ownership of legal heirs
/successors over the deceased persons movable and
immovable property.

Application Submission Guidelines

Procedure for applying the succession certificate/letter of administration is as following:

Steps for Application Processing

  1. Application initiation and deceased details
  2. Legal heirs and Assets Details
  3. Biometric Verification/Consent by Legal Heirs
  4. Document Scanning
  5. Advertisement in Newspaper
  6. Objection logging
  7. Case Approval
  8. Printing and Delivery
  • Step: 1
    Application Initiation: The applicant will provide his/her National Identity number, deceased persons death certificate and National Identity number.
  • Step: 2
    Legal Heirs and Assets Details: The applicant will provide the relevant details of legal heirs , and information pertaining to the moveable and immovable assets of the deceased.
  • Step: 3
    Verification and Consent of Legal Heirs: All legal heirs mentioned by the applicant will visit NADRA’s Registration Center for Biometric Verification and details provided by applicant will be verified.
  • Step: 4
    Advertisement in Newspaper: NADRA will publish the notice for public at large for seeking any objections on the particular applications.
  • Step: 5
    Printing and Delivery of Certificate: If there is no objection from any individual or entity after 14 days of publication of the notice, the succession Certificate/letter of administration will be printed and given to the applicant.


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