The Ministry of Interior launched the service of renewing driving licenses using online service, through the Ministry’s website.The Traffic Department launched the service at the Avenues Mall in the presence of Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs and Operations Maj Gen Jamal Al-Sayegh and other senior officials.
The employees of MOI were working to guide Kuwaitis and expats on procedures for renewing driving licenses and solving their problems.
A well-informed source explained that the security establishment is showing great interest in developing its electronic services provided to Kuwaitis and expats in order to facilitate the completion of transactions that serve the broad sectors of society.
He pointed out that the Ministry of Interior is working to introduce many technical systems to keep pace with the process of investment of this technology in the rapid development witnessed in the world, noting that these systems have a significant impact in reducing the documentary cycle of security communications and reduce the factor of time and effort.
He added that the licenses will be renewed electronically as a first stage with the addition of other services in the future, such as issuing a replacement of lost and damaged and a new issuance and issuing a form without the need to attend to traffic departments except in cases that need to be audited by the technical office of the traffic and operations sector.
Number of people praised on implementation of new technology that defeats the paperwork and save time and effort. Hamdan Al Dhafiri said that the renewal of driving licenses electronically eliminates routine and crowding and facilitates the completion of transactions away from traffic in government agencies.
For replacement of lost or damaged driving licenses, applicants must visit the concerned department based on the address in their civil ID.
In the normal case, the applicant will insert their expired driving license into the machine in order to obtain the new one.
However, if the driving license is lost or damaged, the applicant will not be able to carry out the transaction online.
Currently, there are two options available for those seeking to renew their driving licenses – either renew it online or visit the relevant traffic department.
The steps to renew the license online are as follows:
1 – Enter the website of the Ministry of Interior and follow the instructions.
2 – Choose the language to use.
3 – Insert the civil ID card in the machine.
4 – Enter the username and password of your account.
5 – Press to continue.
6 – Enter the old driving license.
Preview the new driving license data.
8 – Press to print and withdraw the civil ID.
9 – Collect the new driving license
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