No entry in Kuwait with ‘punctured’ Civil ID

No entry in Kuwait with ‘punctured’ Civil IDKUWAIT CITY, Jan 25:Deputy Interior Minister Lieutenant-General Essam Al- Naham has sent a circular to all concerned sectors that the Civil ID of the bearer must be ‘punctured’ if the bearer is given a temporary residence or if the bearer is leaving the country so that the bearer cannot enter the country using the same ID, reports Al- Anba daily.The text of the circular, a copy of which has been obtained by the daily, stated: ‘Because there are no offices affiliated to the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) in some departments, and it is not possible to cancel the civil ID, it has been agreed with PACI to puncture a hole in the civil IDs of foreigners upon granting temporary residence or in the event of them leaving the country.‘Therefore, in the event if a foreigner is holding a civil ID with a punctured hole, that ID must be considered null and void, meaning the person is not entitled to enter the country …
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