Registration of Gulf Cooperation Council Citizens

Service Description

  • This service allows the registration of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) citizens officially residing in Kuwait

Eligibility or Criteria

  • Applicants or their representatives from first-degree relatives must attended the procedures
  • GCC citizens are registered first time, provided that the mother or the wife is a Kuwaiti citizen or that the applicant works, or attends school, college or institute at Kuwait.
  • If the applicant is not married and lives in a residential building, the lease contract must be submitted. If the applicant lives with relatives, no contracts are required

Required Documents

  • Envelope
  • Original birth certificate and a copy for applicants born outside Kuwait
  • 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
  • Blood type certificate
  • Lease contract signed by the applicant
  • Marriage contract, if issued in Kuwait or if the wife has the Kuwaiti nationality
  • Original passport and a copy; the passport must include pages for the holder's main details, photo, first entry to Kuwait, and passport date of expiry
  • Fingerprint notification for applicants who reached 18 years old or older
  • To whom it may concern certificate from the educational entity for applicants attending school or college
  • 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