DHA Islamabad

DHA (defense housing society) Islamabad is one of the top projects of Islamabad and Rawalpindi City. Moreover, it is a known project of twin cities. People from all over Pakistan are investing in this project for residential as well as commercial reasons. In addition, DHA include multiple phases with state of art development. This society is the largest residential community all over Pakistan. The primary reason for the development of this society was to accommodate retired and current military official. However, now mostly plots are sold to civilians while only a portion of this society is allotted to military officials.

DHA Islamabad not only include residential as well as commercial plots. Moreover, this society is developed by the most trusted developers and builders of Pakistan. Pakistani who inside Pakistan as well as overseas trust this society and invest heavily in it. Moreover, there are multiple factors for DHA Rawalpindi popularity. The factors include security, location, environment, infrastructure and availability of a complete lifestyle.

DHA Islamabad Phases:

  • DHA Phase 1
  • DHA Phase 2
  • DHA Phase 3
  • DHA Phase 4
  • DHA Phase 5
  • DHA Valley


DHA Islamabad is located at a very peaceful location. Moreover, it is present at a very feasible location. In fact, Residents and investors can easily reach Rawalpindi and Islamabad City within 30-40 minutes. Furthermore, DHA Islamabad maps are also available. In addition, DHA has multiple phases, which are present in close proximity to each other. The location as well as area of these phases are as below:

DHA Phase 1:

Phase-1 of this society is located inside the Islamabad–Rawalpindi metropolitan area. In fact, it is present in the middle of N-5 National Highway as well as Bahria Town Phase VII & VIII.  This phase on its southwest direction adjoins Soan River. Moreover. a bigger area is included on the  southwest direction of Phase I. It is known as Phase I Extension of the Defense Phase 1. Additionally, it covers a total of 16,750 Kanals (8.47 sq km).

DHA Phase 2:

Phase-2 of this society is present near Kahuta Triangle. Moreover, it is also connected with N-5 National Highway on its south exist and other Expressway on its North exit.

DHA Phase 3:

Phase-3 of this society is present opposite to Phase 2. Furthermore, this phase include two entrances. The first entrance is present on Rawat Road while the other one is present opposite to phase-2. The total area occupied by this phase is 3800 Kanal.

DHA Phase 4:

Phase-4 of this society is located along with Sector C Orchard of DHA Phase 1 as well as Askari 14. Moreover, it is also present near Soan River. This society connects DHA Phase 1 to Rawalpindi M2.

DHA Phase 5:

Phase-5 of this society is located on expressway. Moreover, this phase is also present opposite to phase-2, this phase is present along with Naval Anchorage.

DHA Valley:

This phase is present along with the DHA phase 2 of this society.

NOC (No objection Certificate):

This society is a legal society with all the necessary approvals. Moreover, all of the phases of DHA are approved by CDA (Capital Development Authority). In fact, this is a major housing society with a valid NOC. In addition, the NOC was approved by special Presidential Ordinance 2005.

Developers and Owners:

DHA Islamabad is an authentic society. Moreover, it was formed by Pakistan Military forces. This is one of the reasons that it is one of the most secured society. In addition, this society is owned by Pakistan Armed forces. The developers of this society are Habib Rafiq (Pvt.) Limited. Furthermore, it is a trusted society as it is owned and developed by Pakistan’s most competent owners and developers.

  • Habib Rafiq (Pvt.) Limited:

Habib Rafiq (Pvt.) Limited (HRL) are one of the known real estate developers of Pakistan. Moreover, they have experience of more than 60 years in the field of development. They have been involved in the big residential and industrial infrastructure all over Pakistan. In addition, they have been recognized and worked internationally. They are the first company in Pakistan to have ISO 9001: 2008, 14001 & 18001 certification. Furthermore, they have a team of highly skilled individuals in every necessary field of development.

Master plan of DHA Islamabad:

The Master plan of this society is devised by an international organization, ‘OJRM’ Los Angeles, USA. Moreover, the developers wanted to develop this society based on international standards. Therefore, this society is exceptional due to the modern and advance techniques implied in it. The master plan include broad roads, main boulevards and lush green paths.

Payment Plan of DHA Islamabad:

Payment Plan of DHA Islamabad varies according to plot size and the phases. Moreover, different sizes of plots at different costs are available in different phases.

Payment Plan for DHA Phase 1:

DHA Phase 1 include plots of 5, 7 and 10 Marla for residential purposes. Moreover, a 10 Marla house usually cost around 3 crore pkr to 4.2 crore. In addition, multiple 5 Marla plots for sale in DHA are available due to high demand. The plots are also available on installments in DHA Islamabad. Furthermore, the payment plan for residential and commercial plots are as below:

House Prices in DHA
Area Size Price Range
1 Kanal PKR 5.2 Crore – 9.5 Crore
10 Marla PKR 3.3 Crore – 4.5 Crore
Plots Prices in DHA Islamabad
Area Size Price Range
1 Kanal PKR 2.25 Crore – 4.6 Crore
1.1 Kanal PKR 4 Crore – 4.8 Crore
Commercial Plots Prices in DHA Islamabad
Area Size Price Range
6 Kanal PKR 93 Crore – 93 Crore
11.6 Marla PKR 13.5 Crore – 13.5 Crore
Houses for Rent Ranges in DHA Islamabad
Area Size Price Range
1 Kanal PKR 40 Thousand – 2.5 Lakh
10 Marla PKR 42 Thousand – 70 Thousand

Payment Plan for DHA Phase 2:

In this phase plots as well as plazas are for sale in DHA phase 2. Moreover, multiple houses, apartments and plazas are for sale in various sizes. Additionally, 1, 2,5,7,10,12 Marla plots are available for sale and rent in this phase. The payment plan is as below:

House Prices in DHA Phase 2
Area Size Price Range
1 Kanal PKR 4.24 Crore – 13 Crore
2 Kanal PKR 13.5 Crore – 16.5 Crore
5 Marla PKR 2.7 Crore – 3.35 Crore
7 Marla PKR 2.8 Crore – 3.49 Crore
10 Marla PKR 2.85 Crore – 5.5 Crore
12 Marla PKR 5.25 Crore – 5.75 Crore
1.5 Kanal PKR 10.5 Crore – 13 Crore
Flats Prices in DHA Phase 2
Area Size Price Range
804 Square Feet PKR 59 Lakh – 85 Lakh
944 Square Feet PKR 60 Lakh – 93 Lakh
1150 Square Feet PKR 80 Lakh – 92 Lakh
1953 Square Feet PKR 1.35 Crore – 1.55 Crore
Plots Prices in DHA Phase 2
Area Size Price Range
1 Kanal PKR 1.6 Crore – 6.2 Crore
2 Kanal PKR 7 Crore – 10.5 Crore
5 Marla PKR 32 Lakh – 1.79 Crore
10 Marla PKR 2.15 Crore – 3.3 Crore
Commercial Plots Prices in DHA Phase 2
Area Size Price Range
4 Marla PKR 3 Crore – 6.45 Crore
Shops Prices in DHA Phase 2
Area Size Price Range
1 Marla PKR 60 Lakh – 2.26 Crore
2.2 Marla PKR 1.64 Crore – 1.8 Crore
1.2 Marla PKR 70.2 Lakh – 2 Crore
0.9 Marla PKR 45 Lakh – 1.36 Crore
Offices Rent Ranges in DHA Phase 2
Area Size Price Range
4 Marla PKR 34 Thousand – 75 Thousand
5 Marla PKR 40 Thousand – 1.2 Lakh
House Rent Ranges in DHA Phase 2
Area Size Price Range
1 Kanal PKR 40 Thousand – 3 Lakh
2 Kanal PKR 90 Thousand – 2.5 Lakh
10 Marla PKR 38 Thousand – 1.8 Lakh
602 Square Feet PKR 18 Thousand – 48 Thousand
804 Square Feet PKR 22 Thousand – 30 Thousand

Payment Plan of Phase 3:

The payment plan of Phase 3 include:

Plots Prices in DHA Phase 3
Area Size Price Range
1 Kanal PKR 1.3 Crore – 3.7 Crore
2 Kanal PKR 3.25 Crore – 8 Crore
5 Marla PKR 51 Lakh – 1.11 Crore
8 Marla PKR 78 Lakh – 1.2 Crore
10 Marla PKR 70 Lakh – 1.9 Crore
5.3 Marla PKR 65 Lakh – 1.25 Crore
Commercial Plots Prices in DHA Phase 3
Area Size Price Range
7.1 Marla PKR 3.23 Crore – 6.5 Crore


Payment Plan of Phase 4 and 5:

These are newly developing phases. Therefore, accurate payment plan hasn’t been revealed yet. However, these phases will also include residential as well as commercial plots of various ranges. Moreover, Plazas for sale in DHA will also be available in these phases.

Payment Plan of DHA Valley Islamabad:

Multiple plots of different sizes will be available in this phase of DHA Rawalpindi. Moreover, the payment plan of this phase is as below:

House for sale in Isalmabad
Area Size Price Range
5 Marla PKR 55 Lakh – 85 Lakh
8 Marla PKR 65 Lakh – 1.8 Crore
Plots Prices in DHA Valley
Area Size Price Range
1 Kanal PKR 93 Lakh – 1.7 Crore
5 Marla PKR 13 Lakh – 52 Lakh
8 Marla PKR 13.5 Lakh – 70 Lakh
Commercial Plots Prices in DHA Valley
Area Size Price Range
4 Marla PKR 76 Lakh – 1.75 Crore

Facilities and Amenities:

All phases of DHA Islamabad include multiple facilities and amenities. Moreover, the developers ensure that they provide people with contemporary and a fulfilled life style. In addition, all the important and advance necessities and amenities are available in this society. The facilities and amenities include:

  • Water Supply
  • 24/7 Electricity/Gas and Petrol pumps
  • Community Centers
  • Underground Sewerage
  • Waste Disposal Facility
  • State of the art Infrastructure
  • Theme Parks
  • Parks/Sport clubs
  • Jogging Tracks
  • 24/7 Surveillance
  • Gated Community
  • Street Lights
  • DHA School System/ Universities
  • Mosques
  • Hospitals
  • Clubs/ Family Parks
  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Spas/ Gyms
  • Shopping Mall/ Giga Mall

Pros and Cons of DHA Islamabad:

Pros Cons
Continuous water supply Perception of high costs
Continuous Electricity Traffic on Highway
Continuous Gas Supply
Peaceful/ healthy/secure environment
24/7 Surveillance Cameras & Security guards
Close to all facilities and big projects


Potential investors usually have the below mention inquiries regarding DHA Islamabad. These include:

Q: Who are the owners and developers of DHA Islamabad?

Ans: This society is owned by Pakistan arms forces. This society is developed by Habib Rafiq Group HRL.

Q: Is DHA a legal society with NOC?

Ans: DHA is a legal society with a valid NOC. Moreover, it is legalized under the DHA Islamabad Act 2013 approved by the National Assembly of Pakistan.  This society comes under the special Presidential Ordinance 2005.

Q: Is DHA Islamabad a profitable society?

Ans: Yes, it is a highly profitable society with excellent return on investment.

Q: What is DHA Islamabad Contact number?

Ans: DHA Islamabad contact number is +92-51-111-555-400.

Q: Is DHA Valley part of DHA society?

Ans: Yes DHA Valley is also part of DHA society.

Q: Are there any plots available in DHA Islamabad?

Ans: Most of the plots in all phases of DHA are already sold. However, some of the plots are still available.

Booking Procedure:

Plots in DHA Islamabad can be booked online or through a sales person of any real estate cooperation. Moreover, a plot can be booked by following the below mention procedure:

  • Firstly, fill the application form.
  • Secondly, attach your CNIC copies
  • Submit the down payment
  • Provide all authentic documents and payment, once this is done, you will get the receipt.

Document required in this process:

Following documents are required for booking process:

  • CNIC Copy
  • Passport Size Picture
  • Down Payment
Expert Opinion:

DHA is a good opportunity for people who want to build a house in a society with contemporary facilities and amenities. Additionally, it is a very secure society with continuous gas, electricity and water. These amenities are not available very easily in many parts of Rawalpindi and Islamabad City. Furthermore, it is a very peaceful society. People who are thinking about investing can easily commute from and to twin cities. Moreover, investing in DHA Islamabad can yield high return on investment in the long run.


This article is only available for informational purposes. Moreover, there is no conflict of interest regarding DHA Islamabad with the organization. We do not deal with this project and all the information is taken from the authentic DHA website. Furthermore, we won’t be responsible for any inconvenience.

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