The traffic department in Kuwait has made it easy for you to renew your driving license online. No longer do you have to wait in long queues at the service center, or visit the office on a day off. With just a few clicks of your mouse and a couple of taps on your keyboard, you can apply for a new driving license from the comfort of your home computer.
The online renewal of a driving license in Kuwait is a bit different from other countries. In the United Kingdom, for instance, the process of renewing the driver’s license can be done online easily by following a few steps. However, in Kuwait, you will have to follow a similar procedure but if you are not familiar with the Kuwaiti system, it may become difficult to complete it successfully.
Renew Your Kuwait Driving License – Step-by-step guide 2022
For your convenience, we have prepared this step-by-step guide on how to renew your Kuwait driving license online. It should be noted that if you are not in possession of a valid driver’s license and you want to go ahead and apply for one, then the first thing that you need to do is visit your local police station and fill out an application form.
Required Documents For Renewal of Driving License in Kuwait
- A copy of your passport and a copy of the page with your Kuwait residence permit
- Your current driver’s license card
- A personal photo (must be no older than six months)
- A credit or debit card
Steps to Renew your Kuwait Driving License Online
If you have all these items ready, follow these steps to renew your Kuwait driver’s license online:
Log in to the government of Kuwait website.
Click on “Renewal of Driving Licenses” under the services section on the left side of the page.
A new page will be displayed, showing all the documents required, along with their compliant formats as well as their sizes.
Enter your driving license number, Civil ID number, and date of birth as stated on your Civil ID card. Click “Show Details”.
A pop-up window will appear with all the details related to renewing your driving license online. Click on the “Proceed” button at the bottom left corner to start applying for the renewal process.
The next page is where you need to enter all your personal information such as name, nationality, address, and contact details like mobile phone number and email address as mentioned in your Civil ID card/passport.
Step 5 – Final Step
Click on Pay Button and pay your fee for the renewal of your driving license.
Then collect your New Driving License.
If you lost your driving license and have a new one issued, make sure to go online to kplcc.gov.kw to download and complete the application form, then return it to any Kuwait Police station with the original documents. You can always visit your local police station to renew your driver’s license on-site.
On asking what if you don’t have the old license anymore? The officer in the Ministry of Interior confirmed that even without the old license, you can still get a driver’s license replacement by visiting their office. They did not ask for any additional fees or documents.
Renewal of driving license takes 30 days to complete. It can be done directly from the concerned department or through an authorized insurance agency.