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Police Clearance Certificate (PCC)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Kuwait has informed all diplomatic Missions in Kuwait procedure for getting a Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) for submission to concerned authorities in Kuwait –

1. For Indian nationals coming from India, PCC should be issued by the concerned police authorities from the State, duly attested by the Home Department of the State and thereafter by the Ministry of External Affairs New Delhi/Branch Secretariat functioning on behalf of Ministry of External Affairs and Kuwaiti Embassy/Consulate in India. In case, the applicant is coming to Kuwait from a third country, the PCC should be obtained from concerned local authorities, duly attested by local Foreign Office and the Kuwaiti Mission in that country.

2. In case of residence permits under article 14 (temporary residence permit for working with the Kuwaiti Government on temporary contracts) and under Article 18, 19, 20, 22 (dependent visa for those who are 18 years of age and above) and Article 24, two documents are to be submitted as mentioned below:

(i) PCC issued by the concerned authorities as mentioned above and the same should not be issued more than 3 months before the time of his/her entry in Kuwait.

(ii) Finger Print Report issued by the Directorate General for Criminal Evidence within three months of arrival in Kuwait.