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PageTitle Service Name - First time registration for a Kuwaiti Individual
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First Time Registration of Kuwaiti Individuals

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First Time Registration of Kuwaiti Individuals

Service Description
This service allows the registration of Kuwaiti citizens born abroad, and aged citizens who have not obtained a civil ID -  
 
Eligibility or Criteria
Applicants or any of their parents must attend the procedures -  
Newborn applicants must be added to the passport or have an independent passport -  
Newborn applicants must be registered within 60 days of the date of birth or within a month of the date of entering Kuwait -  
If the newborn applicant is not registered within 60 days of the date birth or within a month of the date of entering Kuwait, a fine of 20 KD will be imposed -  
 
Required Documents
Birth certificate and a copy -  
Two (2) recent coloured personal photos (4 × 6 cm) -  
Photos should be taken without eyeglasses -  
Face length should range from 2:2 to 2:5 cm and should be at the center of the photo -  
Photos should not be taken in military uniform -  
Photos should not be taken for the face profile -  
Photo background colour should not affect the clarity -  
Fingerprint notification for applicants who reached 18 years old or older -  
Address proof -  
Off records from the Ministry of Interior for aged applicants for whom no birth certificates were previously issued. The applicant's name and date of birth should be stated in the off records. -  
Nationality certificate for minors born outside Kuwait -  
Envelope -  
Letter of no objection against registration from the Ministry of Interior for aged applicants -  
Nationality certificate and a copy for applicants who reached 18 years old or older -  
Power of attorney from the Ministry of Justice, in case the applicant does not attend in person -  
 
Procedures
Visit the Public Authority of Civil Information Headquarters at Zahra, first floor, Citizens' Office and submit the required documents
Fill the service application form
Pay the fees due
 
Fees
0 KD Variable fees
2 KD Fixed fees: Card acquisition fees
0.250 KD Fixed fees: Envelope
 
Downloadable Forms
Declaration of the Picture Authenticity Form

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