How to make a cyber crime report in Pakistan ?

3 min readDec 7, 2021


Are you affected by cyber crime in Pakistan? Learn how to report cyber crime in Pakistan online or using your phone.

Types of Cyber crimes in Pakistan

Types of cyber crime in Pakistan

Following are some of the main types of cyber crimes committed against citizens of Pakistan.

  • Hacking (Social media accounts, whatsapp, facebook, Bank accounts, emails etc)
  • Identity theft (Online / Physical)
  • Cyberbullying (Online)
  • Cyberstalking
  • Blackmail
  • Spoofing (Phone, emails)
  • Financial fraud
  • Digital Piracy
  • Computer viruses and worms
  • Malicious Software
  • Intellectual property rights
  • Money Laundering
  • Denial of Service attack
  • Electronic Terrorism
  • Vandalism
  • Hate speech


As of now, there are three main cybercrime laws in Pakistan. These laws deal with different categories of internet and cyber crimes in Pakistan. They are listed as under:


Report Cyber crime in Pakistan Online

You can make an online cyber crime report using NR3C’s official website, you’ll see that there’s a dedicated section to report cyber crime online. By clicking on the link to that section, you’ll be redirected to the FIA web page as shown in the screenshot. Here you need to provide all the required information and attach any relevant material.


To get updates on the progress of your cyber crime complaint, you can simply use the following contact details of the National Response Centre for Cyber Crime in Pakistan.

Report Cyber crime in Pakistan on Phone

Cyber Crime Help Line in Pakistan — 1991

FIA Headquarters 24 HRS Helpline 111–345–786

Report Cyber crime in Pakistan -In Person

You can also visit your local FIA Cyber crime offices in person to lodge the complaint. Please remember to take all necessary documents when you visit your local cyber crime office.

You can find addresses of your local cyber crime office here.

What type of Cyber Crimes can be reported in Pakistan ?

Some of the acts that constitute cyber crime in Pakistan and can be reported to FIA cyber crime wing (NR3C) are as follow:

  • If someone has made a fake Facebook ID or Twitter ID with your name.
  • If someone has posted your images and videos without your consent no matter how they received such images and videos.
  • If someone is spreading or attempting to spread racial / ethnic or religious hatred online via facebook, twitter, Instagram and other social media platforms etc.
  • If someone hacked into you private or business database including but not limited to social media accounts, emails and websites etc.
  • If someone gained unauthorized access to your electronic devices including laptop, phones, tablets etc.
  • Any act by which you reputation is being harmed or you are being defamed through use of electronic devices or social media.
  • Fund Transfer Fraud and Banking frauds through bank online, ATM, Upaisa, Jazzcash, Easypaisa or any other online fund transfer facility.
  • Fake investment schemes, Pyramid schemes, HYIP schemes and other ponzi schemes and scams.
  • Fake shops, products and deals (Facebook, OLX) and Mail order / telephone order fraud.
  • Phishing, vishing and smishing emails, phone calls or text messages.
  • Hate speech and Cyberbullying (Blackmail, Extortion or ransomware).
  • If someone is promoting extremism or violent extremism through their social media posts , blogs or youtube videos.
  • If someone is spreading fake news.




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