Change of Address

Service Description

  • This service allows Kuwaiti and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Citizens to change their addresses of residence recorded in the civil information system

Eligibility or Criteria

  • Unrequired

Required Documents

  • Civil ID for individuals whose addresses require change
  • 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
  • Envelope
  • Nationality certificate and a copy for applicants who reached (18) years old or older
  • Lease contract and a copy, in case the applicant lives in a residential building or a leased house
  • Owner's document of title, in case the applicant lives in a leased house
  • Electricity bill instead of the document of title of the owner or the house, in case the house is a property. Applicants must submit a recent bill valid for 6 months, where the address and the owner's name are stated
  • Copy of the civil ID of the house owner, in case the applicant lives with a relative
  • Document of title of the house, in case the house is a property
  • Allocation letter from the Public Authority of Housing Welfare, in case the applicant lives in a government house
  • Power of attorney from the Ministry of Justice, in case the applicant does not attend in person


Visit the Public Authority of Civil Information Headquarters at Zahra, first floor, Citizens' Office and submit the required documents
Fill the service application forms
Pay the fees due


0 KD Variable fees
5 KD Fixed fees:smart card acquisition fees
0.250 KD Fixed fees: Envelope