After the success of online renewal of driving licenses, plan to renew residencies online soon



After the launch of online renewal of driving licenses, General Traffic Department succeeded in renewing 17,000 driving license within one month.The department launched this service mid-November 2019 whereby Kuwaiti citizens and expatriates could apply for online renewal of their driving licenses on the website of Ministry of Interior and then receive the licenses from the machines installed in Avenues Mall, Al-Kout Mall, the service centers of Ministry of Interior, and the investigation department in Capital and Hawally governorates.The applicants can submit their old licenses and receive the new ones from these machines after paying the fines for violations, if any, at the location.The General Traffic Department is planning to launch electronic system for issuing new driving licenses, replacing damaged licenses and issuing learners’ licenses.

Meanwhile, the sources said the General Department for Information Technology at Ministry of Interior is working on the system of online renewal of expatriates’ residency.They said a total of 9,000 domestic workers renewed their article 20 residence permits online.-A.T.