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Civil ID Card used in fraudulence

Situation: Migrant worker was robbed (including his Civil ID card) by a citizen in police dress during residency checking in Hawally. After filing a complaint with the police, he was issued a new Civil ID card.

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Fine KD 5 and Civil IDs will be Cancelled if they are not Collected within Specified Time

According to Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) Director-General Musa’ed Al-Assousi, citizens and expats will be fine for KD 5 if they are failed to collect their Civil IDs five months after its issuance, Al Rai Daily reports. Director-General Musa’ed Al-Assousi also said that Civil IDs will be cancelled if they are not collected within ‘specified’ time. He also that added their are 160,599 civil IDs still waiting to be collected by their owners. He disclosed that it costs the PACI a lot of money to print these ID cards because they are produced in…

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How to Check the Validity of your Bataka / Inquiry About Civil ID Status

In rich GCC countries like Kuwait, everyone must carried their Civil ID or locally known as ‘Bataka’ – an identification card where most if not all of the bearer’s information where stored. An ID card that must be presented in every transaction that you’ll make – it may be in private or public. Every now and then, the police in uniform could check your civil ID and you are required to present it to them. So it’s very important not to forget your bataka before you leave your home, not…

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