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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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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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