Kuwait Good Standing Certificate (PCC)
A Kuwait PCC is offered to you because this particular document specifies whether you have got any criminal background or has ever been indulged in any kind of illegal activities or not.
PCC or Police Clearance Certificate is an official Good Conduct Certificate/document issued by the General Department for Criminal Investigation. In other synonymous terms, PCC is also popular as Good Conduct Certificate, Good Citizen Certificate, Judicial Extracts, etc. This document enumerates any past criminal record of a person applying for a PCC. However, a person is eligible for a PCC in Kuwait only when the person has been a resident of Kuwait for more than six months. A PCC is valid only for three months, after which the PCC expires. So plan your PCC a few days prior to getting your Visa. Before applying for a PCC in Kuwait, some important requirements need to be fulfilled.
What is Kuwait PCC?
Also known as the Good Conduct Certificate, the Good Citizen Certificate, Judicial Record Extracts, etc., the Kuwait Police Clearance Certificate is an official document issued by the police or a Government agency which accounts for the character of the applicant. A PCC declares the absence of any criminal background or any illegal activity of the applicant.
In Kuwait, the Good Conduct Certificate is provided by the Department of Criminal Evidence Kuwait with reference to a visa application, to visit or to relocate. For any other purposes, the PCC will be issued by the Kuwaiti Ministry of Interior, General Department of Criminal Evidence in Kuwait. The criminal records is maintained by the Department of Criminal Evidence with the involvement of the Kuwait Police Force.
The document is issued to individuals who have spent more than 6 months in Kuwait.
Documents required to obtain Kuwait Judicial Record Extract or PCC are as mentioned below:
- Passport Copy New and Old
- Kuwait Residence Visa page copy.
- Two Blue Background color Passport Size photo (Recent).
- Purpose of Applying (Immigration Authority Letter).
- Kuwait ID copy
- Finger Print ( Depends on the Emigration status )
Why do you need Kuwait PCC?
A Good Conduct Certificate is required
- Employment requiring clearance.
- Seeking to immigrate to other countries.
- To obtain long term visa.
- To obtain Student Visa / Business Visa.
- For any international conduct, etc.
In Kuwait, a Police Clearance Certificate is issued only after strict verification by the Ministry of Interior, General Department for Criminal Investigation and it may take time depending upon your residential status. A Police Clearance Certificate will be used to maintain your international communication which will add more credibility to your side.
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Why do you need a Police Clearance Certificate or a PCC?
A Police Clearance Certificate or PCC is the strongest pillar of international communication. A PCC checks if the applicant has or had any criminal record while in the Kuwait Territory, like conviction, arrest, court proceedings or any other legal issues or not, to ensure the collective safety of the society. The main aim of this confirmation is to manifest that the applicant is not harmful to the nation and is eligible for overseas travel. In case the investigation department finds any legal issues against a person applying for a PCC; the person shall not be eligible for the Police Clearance Certificate.
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