MoI coordinates cancellation of residency sticker from expats passports

Thursday, March 14, 2019

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) stressed on Wednesday the importance of coordination with concerned bodies to implement the ministerial decision to cancel the requirement of residency stickers on expatriates' passports.

The first phase of the decision came to effect as of March 10 for domestic workers, the ministry's security media and public relations department said in a statement following a meeting held by undersecretary Mar. Gen. Essam Al-Nahham with several officials from government bodies.

The meeting discussed means of overcoming obstacles that may face residents if they lose their civil cards issued from the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) outside the country and to reach a legal formula for procedures taken in this case, the statement added.

The meeting included Foreign Minister's assistant for consular affairs Ambassador Sami Al-Hamad and a number of senior officials in different bodies.

All topics pertaining to the decision were discussed in the meeting, it said, noting that the conferees affirmed the importance of coordination between the Foreign Ministry, the PACI and General Department of Residency Affairs.

The meeting also stressed the need to maintain the civil card and verify the accuracy of its data as well as compare it with the passport's number and the name in Arabic and Latin (English) to make sure that it has no mistakes, it pointed out.

In a news conference held last Sunday, Director-General of the Residency Affairs Brigadier Abdul Qader al-Shaaban said that according to the law, the ordinary residency sticker in the resident's passports is canceled and replaced by a civil card issued by the PACI.

Residents can not leave or enter the country if they don't have normal valid passports and valid civil cards issued by the PACI, he stated.

Express your comment on this article

 
naga
Saturday, March 16, 2019
In case if the new Civil ID issue is delayed , still the dependent cannot travel with the passport , if any emergency is there?

Vincent
Thursday, March 14, 2019
There is one spelling error in residence permit page and one in civil id page. How to correct it ? Is it at civil id office or passport office?

Bro
Thursday, March 14, 2019
It''s not only for Domestic, it''s for ALL.

Submit your comments...
     
Disclaimer: The views expressed here are strictly personal and IndiansinKuwait.com does not hold any responsibility on them. We shall endeavour to upload/publish as many of the comments that are submitted as possible within a reasonable span of time, but we do not guarantee that all comments that are submitted will be uploaded/published. Messages that harass, abuse or threaten other members; have obscene, unlawful, defamatory, libellous, hateful, or otherwise objectionable content; or have spam, commercial or advertising content or links are liable to be removed by the editors. We also reserve the right to edit the comments that do get published. Please do not post any private information unless you want it to be available publicly.

Community News
 

Heart Beatz Center for Arts and Lifestyle Excellence (HBcale) announced their mega fiesta RAVE19. The event is scheduled to ...

Kuwait Canara Welfare Association held it’s Extra-Ordinary General Body Meeting on Friday, 22 March 2019 at the Harmony Hall...

A well-known cultural activist and writer Mr. Habeeb Rahman is going back to his motherland from Kuwait end of March 2019. H...

Tamilnadu Engineers Forum (TEF) Kuwait, the one & only ISO 9001:2015 certified non-profitable, Voluntary Services Organizati...

Gokulam Kalakshetra, Kuwait presents Nritholsav 2019 on Friday, 5th April 2019 at Cambridge English School. Nritholsav 2019,...