How to Obtain a Kuwaiti Good Conduct Certificate

How to obtain a Kuwaiti Good Conduct Certificate

Have you been asked for a Good Conduct Certificate from Kuwait? Here are some instructions to get you through the steps.

What is a A Good Conduct Certificate?

You could require a Good Conduct Certificate if you spent at least six months of the previous ten years living in Kuwait. You are essentially asking for proof that you were not detained or imprisoned when you were a resident of Kuwait.

What is the process for obtaining a Good Conduct Certificate?

As per the details sent by the Kuwaiti Embassy, in order to obtain your Good Conduct Certificate, you need to forward the following documents to the relevant department in Kuwait.

  • Complete ten-fingerprint fingerprint form that has been verified and approved
  • Two passport-sized color pictures
  • A copy of your passport and the Application for Good Conduct Certificate ( are required.
  • If applicable, a notarized, authenticated, and legalized power of attorney

These forms need to be completed and delivered in person to Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior. You can utilize a representative in Kuwait to submit the application if you are unable to do so in person. You must also draft a Power of Attorney if you are using a representative. The application must be submitted to the following address;

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

In addition, the Kuwaiti Embassy stated that in the event that you lack a representative in Kuwait, you might be able to submit an affidavit certifying that you are unable to get a good conduct certificate. The Kuwaiti Embassy does not offer help in acquiring a Good Conduct Certificate.

What are the requirements for the authentication and legalization of your Fingerprint form?

A fingerprint form is available from the local Canadian police department. Prior to undergoing the authentication and legalization procedures, the fingerprint form needs to be notarized.

The next step is to have Global Affairs Canada in Ottawa authenticate the fingerprint form. Your form is sent to the Kuwaiti Embassy for legalization after it has been authenticated.

Our domain of specialty at Document Legalization of Canada is assisting clients with the authentication and legalization of Canadian documents. If you have any questions about the application process for a Kuwaiti Good Conduct Certificate, please contact us at 1-833-700-5342 or by filling the below form.