How to Get Disability Certificate in Punjab

Last update: May 01, 2019

What is disability certificate: Disability certificate is an authentic document / registration certificate issued by the government included findings and recommendation of the District Assessment Board about nature of disability of Persons with Disability (PwD).

To facilitate PwDs for issuance of Disability Certificate, Government of the Punjab, Pakistan has established Disability Assessment Boards at each District Headquarter (DHQ) Hospital in all over Punjab under Social Welfare and Bait ul Maal Department (Provincial Council for the Rehabilitation of Disable Persons - PCRDP). The Disability Assessment Board consists of Medical Superintendent, Doctors of the hospital and Government Officers of Punjab Social Welfare Department.

Who is Eligible for Disability Certificate?

Any person with disability as per definition given in Disable Persons (Employment & Rehabilitation)(Amendment) Act, 2012 can apply for disability certificate.

Certificate Validity: Both types of temporary or permanent disability certificate are issued.

How to Apply for Disability Certificate in Punjab

  1. Get a prescribed Disability Form from Social Welfare Office located in DHQ Hospital or Office of Deputy Director Social Welfare in your city. The person with disability has to submit back that prescribed Form duly filled up with requisite information and documents attested by a Gazetted Officer.
  2. Social Welfare Officer will prepare the case and schedule a meeting of Medical Board to assess the validity and types of disability in respect of PwD.
  3. Disable Person himself has to appear before Medical Board on the given date & time.
  4. The Medical Board checks the disable person medically to identify his/ her disability
  5. Medical Board defines the type and nature of disability.
  6. If Medical Board recommends, the disability certificate is issued by Social Welfare Department in favor of the person with disability.
  7. Disability certificate can be collected from the Office of Deputy Director Social Welfare after given date.

Information Required to Fill up Disability Form

  1. Name of disable person with parentage and spouse name (if any)
  2. Date of Birth
  3. Qualification detail.
  4. Cause of disability
  5. Address of handicapped person

Document Required for Disability Certificate

  1. Filled application proforma
  2. Copy of CNIC or B Form in case of age less than 18 years
  3. Educational degree / certificate (if any)
  4. Two Photos (passport size)

How to Make Disability Certificate in Lahore

Handicapped persons, domiciled in Lahore - Pakistan, can make their disability certificate from two government hospitals namely Services Hospital, Jail Road, Lahore and Munshi Hospital, Sagian Wala Bypass, Daata Ganj Bakhsh Town, Lahore.

What If Disability Certificate is Lost

If your disability certificate has been lost and nowhere to be found, it can be rearranged. You will have to apply to the Social Welfare Office and pass through prescribed steps again to get new disability certificate. The required documents are same with addition of a copy missing report with police station.

  1. Register an FIR about missing of your disability certificate in the relevant police station.
  2. Visit Social Welfare Office with the copy of FIR to take disability Form.
  3. Submit the Form with requisite documents.
  4. Appear before Disability Assessment Board on given date and time.
  5. You will be issued new disability certificate on the recommendation of the board.

General Information

  1. Disability Certificate is issued without any fee
  2. Certificate is issued for both "Permanent" and "Temporary" Disability.
  3. Handicapped can apply for Disability Certificate only at that DHQ Hospital in the District where they are resident of.
  4. Only Pakistani persons with disability can apply for disability certificate


PwD: PwD stands for Person with Disability.
DHQ: DHQ stands for District headquarter.
PCRDP: PCRDP stands for Provincial Council for the Rehabilitation of Disable Persons

Bintey Ali is a teacher in public sector institute. She has thrill of teaching and welfare.


Posted by Tariq

Does Social Welfare Department allow Non-Pakistani-Residents to apply for Disability Certificate?

Posted by Bintey Ali

No, only Pakistani are eligible to apply

Posted by Tariq

Who is authorized to issue Disability Certificate Punjab?

Posted by Bintey Ali

In Punjab, District Assessment Boards (DAB) of the concerned Districts is an authority to issue Disability Certificate.

Posted by Razzaq

PCRDP Punjab address please?

Posted by ameer hamza

speech and language problem type of disability

Posted by aamir

as per criteria mentioned above for disability certificate if person who is disable cannot travel from one city to other city for assessment then which procedure should be adopted ?

Posted by Bintey Ali

I think, no need to travel from one city to another. Just visit District Headquarter Hospital of your District/City. The social welfare office in your district will facilitate you fully.

Posted by Usama sattar

Kia aik eye ki waja se bn skti hai Jo bacpan mein damage full hogai reply must

Posted by Bintey Ali

Respected Usama Sattar, Agar kissi ki aik aankh damage ho aur dosree 100% theek ho tu disability certificate nahi milta.

Posted by Mohsin

I'd applied for my disability certificate before couple of years ago, but didn't collect due to some reasons.
Now, from where i can get my disability certificate?
Please help.

Posted by Bintey Ali

You can contact at Office of the Deputy Director Social Welfare of your district where you have applied.

Posted by Nadeem Munawar

Mera disability certificate 1999 me manually banna he. Nowadays computerized bun rahe hein.
How can I replace this certificate as computerised?
Complete procedure or ......

Posted by Firdous akhter

Kya sunnai kam daine ki soorat main disability certificate mila jta age 42 aur sunnai kam daina strt ho ghya hai?

Posted by Adnan Sheikh

Asalamoalikum sir hope u r fine, sir I m disable person for shoulder I have a normal ID card now I can make a disable of card also certificate plz app bata dain gay kay kasay mil Sakta ha,
Regards Adnan Sheikh

Posted by Adeel Ahmed

SIr Night blindness Fall in Catgoery oF PERSON WITH DISABILITY?

Posted by Mujahid Abbas

I have an extra finger. I applied in pak army and asf but they rejected me due to extra finger. Am I eligible to get disabled person certificate.

Posted by Umar

Accident me meri ankh khtm ho gai or 1 leg b dameg ho gai to kya me certificate k liye ahl hu???

Posted by Usman ali

Sir ma Punjab police ma constable Hoon doran duty meray sath hadsa howa aur Meri eak Nazar zaia ho gi hai aur damag ki Hadi Kati ja chuki hai kia ma disable ho chuka ho

Posted by BINTEY ALI

ji Usman Ali Bhai, You are eligible to get disability certificate

Posted by Rabiah hafeez

I m 4feet 4 inches almost can i qualify as disable

Posted by Ali Hasaan

My Two Fingers is cut in accident . Am i able to get Disable certificate?

Posted by Abubakkar hussaain

sir i have a question and please reply me......
sir mera accident huwa jis main mere sath wale bande ki death ho gai thi or mujhy islamabad reffer kr diya gaya .sir meri 2no legs or left side bazo facture ho gaye .ab sir meri right leg himer toot gaya or left side bhi center se toot gai .ab 2no legs main rod lage hen or meri right leg union ho k lag gai h kia sir mein bhi disable certificate klie ahal hun.......reply me

Posted by javed sultan

assalamaalaikum sir i apply disability certificate date 5.03.2020 service hospital
department for social welfare office date 5.03.2020 deri no ta name ta " javed sultan " ka ban gay ha to bata da i recived your office town hall room no 6 Lahore ok bata da send the mail me ok alhafiz

Posted by Aleena Rahman

Mam main bchapn sy aik kan sy complete disable hn kch nh sunaie deta. Am I eligible to apply for disability certificate?

Posted by iqrash khan

sir mera arm (bazoo) toot gia thaa 2005 me kia disable certificate bn skta hy

Posted by azlanzahid

Mera child Dwarfism mtlb Bonay pan ka aik known case Hy Kia usay Disability certificate mil skta Hy?

Please reply

Posted by Muhammad shafique

Sir I have 80 percent colour blindness I want to aply for lecturer job in special person category
So can I get disable certificate due to colour blindness ????

Posted by Taimoor Ahmed

Sir i have Backbone problem since childhood.. My backbone problem is called scoliosis..Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine. due to scoliosis m medically unfit in every field where medical is required. i have one more problem .My right leg broken before a year ago.i went through surgery and there is a rod as support in my leg .. So can i eligible for Disability certificate.? pls reply sir
Jazak Allah

Posted by farhan kosar

i jave a question.. is glaucoma cones udner disability...donon eyes se glassess k sath sahi nazar ata ho but uske begar na nazar ata ho aur glaucoma b ho donon eyes mein to disability certificate milta

Posted by Usman Arshad

Assalam o alekum.
Dear sir mje Asthma problem ha bachpam se. Asthma mje viraasat me mila ha. me koi b kam krun to saans prob ho jati ha. kia me disability certificate k liay eligible hun for job purpose. meri qualification M.phil ha.

Posted by M Hanif

My daughter is a special child. Her reports are resulted Down Syndrom positive. I have got check up from MH RWP and the child specialist said that there is no treatment of this kind of children. My daughter is 07 Months old
Staff of social welfare office did not receive documents and said that they will receive your documents when your daughter will be 10 years old.
Is there any rule apply regarding age limit of special child??
Kia children ki age limit Rakhi gai Hy ISS certificate k lite.

Posted by Muhammad Tahir Rashid

Sir, please tell me Colorectal Cancer, Stoma (permanently) with a Colostomy Bag and have an APR Surgery is Disability in Pakistan

Posted by Nasir mehmood

Sir mn ne 2002 mn manual disable certificate bnaia tha.ab 2020 mn computerized bnaia he.yeh fresh bna he.old mention nhe he.2009 mn mery appointment old pe hoi he.yeh old date se valid he.nature of disability polio he

Posted by Muhammad Imran

Asalam O Alikum,
I have ADHD ( Attention Deficit Hyper Activity Disorder ) with possibly multiple associated disorders. What is required to get the disability certificate ? Do I have to submit my doctor reports to certificate too ? Where I Sahiwal can I apply for this and what are the requisites ?. How many days it take and what is the fee ?

Posted by mohsin khan

Two fingers of my left hand are cut. Can I also apply for disability according to disability act 2015?
please guide........

Posted by M aqeel

Kiya thalassemia k patient disability certificate hasil kr sakty hain.?

Posted by Abid Ali

My head and right leag is damige no foot work
Head opreted and permanent eating madicen. Agr madicen na khaon to Beahosh ho jata kya main disable persan main ata hon?
Thanks si

Posted by Sidney Sams

I am a resident of Punjab, Rawalpindi- I got burned in 2017 and have lost bio-metrics to both hands until now. Am I eligible for a disability certificate?

Posted by M Aamir Malik

How to I get disability certificate?
Please tell me complete procedure.

Posted by Zia

How to verify the disability certificate. My disability certificate is issued by THQ MURIDKE. But currently I live in Lahore. Who will verify? Please help me

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