What is the Procedure of Tenant Registration By Punjab Police and Islamabad

If you are a tenant and rented property in Punjab then it’s obligatory on you to fill the tenant registration form (karaya dari form) for police verification. This form is available in all police stations located in Punjab. If you want an online karaya name then it also available on the Punjab Police website.

If you don’t know what is tenant registration process by police in Punjab, then this article is for you. In this article, we will explain why tenant verification by Punjab police is necessary and how you can register yourself as a tenant in the Police station. You will also learn how the online tenant registration process works.

Need of Tenant Registration for Police Verification

After the intense terror activities in Pakistan especially in Punjab which is the biggest province of Pakistan. The province of Punjab has passed a law “THE PUNJAB INFORMATION OF TEMPORARY RESIDENTS ACT 2015”. This law has made it obligatory that whenever a room or property is rented the owner/tenant/property dealer must register the details of property, tenant, and owner in the concerned police station.

There are two methods that a tenant can choose for police verification i.e. visit a concerned police station or police Khidmat Markaz. Once the police duly verify tenant it will issue a certificate. This document will help the citizen to avoid unnecessary hassle during the search operation.

How to Register Rented House or Property in Police station

The process of Punjab police tenant registration is very simple.

Required Document for Police Verification

  1. Original and copy of house owner’s CNIC
  2. Original and copy of tenant’s CNIC
  3. Original and copy of rent agreement
  4. Affidavit on Stamp Paper Rs50
  5. Photograph of the tenant
  6. Make 2 extra sets of above-mentioned documents

Download the Tenant Registration Form

Once you have a tenancy agreement or Karaya Dari nama printed on the stamp paper along with the affidavit. Then you need to police verification form. Get a print of this form and fill all the particulars.

tenant registration form or karaya dari form by Punjab police

Processing Fee

There is no processing fee for tenant verification form. If the police station demands an illegal fee for tenant registration then you can file a complaint here.

Online Tenant Registration

Once you submit documents in your concerned police station. Then will enter particular of tenant verification form online and within 15 to 20 minutes return the attested copy of karaya dari form to the tenant.

The original documents will be returned to the owner of the rented property and another copy will be retained in the police station.

What if Tenant vacate property?

If due to any reason tenant decides to vacate the rented property he has to visit the police station where he registered his karaya dari nama and get canceled his tenant registration.

Once tenant get NOC, he has to follow the same procedure of police verification.

How to Online Register Tenant in the Islamabad

In 2017 the Islamabad police initiated an online tenant verification process. At that time you can visit islamabadpolice.gov.pk/tnt/ visit their verification page. This was a simple process but it’s not available right now.

Currently, this process is done manually. Simply visit the public facilitation center located at F-6/1 Islamabad or nearest Model Police Stations Ramna, Aabpara, Shalimar, Kohsar, Secretariat, I-9, Margalla.

You will need these documents to successfully complete tenant registration.

  1. Tenant Original and copy of CNIC.
  2. Owner Original and copy of CNIC.
  3. Passport size Photograph of Owner and Tenant.
  4. Copy of Rent Agreement in the affidavit.
  5. Original Rent Agreement must show.
  6. Other concerned documents if required.
  7. The tenant must be present

In case property is acquired through property dealer then you also need these documents.

  1. Passport size Photograph of Dealer.
  2. Original and copy of Property Dealer CNIC.
  3. Property Dealer and Tenant must be present.


  1. Good Information for rent agreement police registration. Kindly provide me following information.
    If owner is living far in another city and can not reach to police station then property agent can submit the form. Owner will provide
    Copy of NIC card
    Original and copy of rent agreement
    Does any other documents are required.
    With best regards
    Shafeeq Ahmad Chaduhry

    • If the owner is far away then either the property agent or the tenant can complete this procedure. However, the owner has to sign the form and the remaining documents are the same.

  2. If a tenant doesn’t submit the required documents of rent registration fees then would it be considered that the landlord of property is also involved in it? If a tenant shows intention to get a portion for family requirement but runs the illegal activities like brothle, drugs supply or any other illegal activity then, what should the other tenant do for his safety living in the same proprty in other portion?

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