How to Get a Police Certificate – Kuwait

Do I need to provide a Police Certificate with my Application for Permanent Residence? No

Citizenship and Immigration Canada will send you a letter requesting a police certificate after you send your Application for Permanent Residence. You must bring that letter when you apply for a Police Certificate.

Name of document(s) to get: Good Conduct Certificate

How to get a Police Certificate:

If you are a citizen of Kuwait:

If you live in Kuwait:

You must apply in person OR ask a representative (a friend, relative or colleague) in Kuwait, with a power of attorney, to apply on your behalf (see Special notes and considerations for complete address) and bring:

  • The letter from the Embassy of Canada requesting the Good Conduct Certificate
  • One photograph (4 × 6 cm)
  • A copy of your passport and ID card

If you live outside of Kuwait:

You can:

  1. Return to Kuwait and apply in person OR ask a representative (a friend, relative or colleague) in Kuwait, with a power of attorney, to apply on your behalf (see Special notes and considerations for complete address).
  2. Apply at your nearest Kuwaiti Embassy or consulate

You or your representative must bring:

  • The letter from the Embassy of Canada requesting the Good Conduct Certificate
  • A copy of your passport and ID card
  • Two photographs (4 × 6 cm)
  • Applicable fees

If you are not a citizen of Kuwait:

If you live in Kuwait:

You must apply in person OR ask a representative (a friend, relative or colleague) in Kuwait, with a power of attorney, to apply on your behalf (see Special notes and considerations for complete address) and bring:

  • The letter from the Embassy of Canada requesting the Good Conduct Certificate
  • One photograph (4 × 6 cm)
  • A copy of your passport
  • A copy of your resident visa in Kuwait
  • Applicable fees

If you live outside of Kuwait:

 You can:

  1. Return to Kuwait and apply in person OR ask a representative (a friend, relative or colleague) in Kuwait, with a power of attorney, to apply on your behalf (see Special notes and considerations for complete address).
  2. Apply at your nearest Kuwaiti Embassy or consulate.

You or your representative must bring:

  • The letter from the Embassy of Canada requesting the Good Conduct Certificate
  • A copy of the passport you used in Kuwait
  • A copy of your old or expired resident visa in Kuwait
  • Two photographs (4 × 6 cm)
  • Applicable fees

Information and documents you need:

Please see above for specifics

Special notes and considerations

Do I need to provide a Police Certificate for Express Entry?

No. CIC will contact you after you apply for Permanent Residence. CIC will give you specific instructions and the information you need to get a police certificate. Please read the instructions above for more information.

NOTE: CIC will not accept police certificates sent by mail for Express Entry applications.

Ministry of the Interior
General Department for Criminal Evidence
Department of Identification and Automated Search
Farwaniya-Dhajeej area
Airport Road 55, opposite the Kuwait Airways main building.
Phone: +965 2 434-6101. Fax: +965 2 434-5790.

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