How to correct the name in Kuwait Civil ID

Usually, people get their names wrong on their civil IDs. The name on your civil ID should match the name on your passport. If there is a discrepancy, you are not allowed to travel.

Therefore, it is vital to have your Kuwait Civil ID check. In case of any mismatch, or misspelling, you need to get it sorted out on priority.

Recently, PACI launched a new service for updating names on IDs. We have mentioned a step-by-step guide on how to correct your name on the Kuwait Civil ID.

Documents Required to correct the name:

You must submit the below-mentioned documents before applying for a change or update of the name on your ID.

  • Copy of existing civil ID
  • Copy of the clearance certificate
  • Signature on the subscriber name change form
  • Residence certificate for the house

Steps about how to Correct the name:

Let us now move on to the central part of the Kuwait Civil ID check and how to update the name on the ID.

·     How to check civil ID status on Mobile Phones

To check your Civil ID status, follow the below-mentioned steps on your mobile phone.

Step 1: Go to the PACI envelope system official website and change the language to English, if needed. 

Step 2: Click the “Update Latin Name for Non-Kuwaitis” icon or link. It will open a new page.

Step 3: Enter your Civil ID and Serial Number on the Main Data form. Remember that you can only update your name if you have submitted your Civil ID for renewal. Otherwise, you will receive an error message.

Step 4: Enter your valid mobile phone number and email address. It is required, as you will receive a verification code to authenticate the changes.

Step 5: Complete all the fields (blood type is optional, but you need to provide a lab report if you intend to change your blood type).

Step 6: Upload all supporting and required documents, including the Copy of Civil ID, personal photo, residency page, and passport first page.

Step 7: Once submitted, you will receive an application number on your registered mobile number. Use this number for future correspondence.

Step 8: After internal verification, you will receive a link if your application is approved. By using the link, you must make a payment of KD 5.

Step 9: After payment confirmation, you will have to wait for a few days before getting your updated civil ID.


That concludes our discussion about how to get correct your name on your Kuwait civil ID. We hope the article was helpful for you to understand and proceed with your desired changes. Good luck and adios!