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New work or family visa PCC to be checked by Kuwait Embassy in their respective countries

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India first country to implement paperless system from September

KUWAIT CITY, Jul 21: The criminal record check (PCC) of new expats entering Kuwait on new work or family visas will be approved online. From September, India will be the first country to implement this paperless system, later it will be implemented with all countries with coordination between the Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Kuwait Embassies.

The new feature for those coming from India, from September onwards on new work or family visas will have to submit their Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) at Kuwait Embassy in their home country, the Kuwait embassy will verify for its authenticity and only after cross checking it will be sent over to Kuwait Ministry of Interior online to verify the valid sponsor or to check if the visa is for former resident of Kuwait.

This new paperless system is made by the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Director General of Residency Affairs, Brigadier Hamad Al-Tawala, his assistant, Brigadier Ali Al-Adwani, the director of the central administration, Colonel Musaed Al-Ajmi, the head of the conferences department, Colonel Issa Al-Ziyadi, directors of departments in the governorates, their assistants, and department staff.