PACI stops correcting Latin names of expat; Name Correction by immigration departments

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) has stopped correcting the Latin names of residents which is now being done online.

According to local media report, PACI continues to provide its electronic services for the Latin name whether checking it before printing the civil ID card or after it has been corrected but will not make the corrections as it was done before.

The sources added the correction of the names will now be done by the immigration departments (Computer Department) in all governorates. The sources pointed out, PACI no longer receives requests for correction of names which is done through the automated system.

However, they will receive transactions if there is an error in the civil card which has been issued after cross checking with the document issued by the Ministry of Interior.

The number of transactions for renewal of civil IDs, which began on March 10 after the ministry decided to do away with the residence sticker on the passport, has exceeded 250,000 at a rate of up to 20,000 IDs per day and the IDs were full of errors committed by the employees of the Interior Ministry.

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Sir,as in my passport surmane is first then my name contuinte, does it required same in civil I''d please advice

Bibin Kallumgal
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Yesterday i have done necessary changes in civil id. Now corrections are done at mishref ministry of interior.Do necessary typing outside.Take token for latin name changes and go to the computer section.From there will get a printed page to cross check details are correct.And then again same procedures for applying a new civil id.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
I completed all requirements( fingerprinting, typing. Etc), fall in line again and again and seems like nobody knows the right way to process. Ahmadi to Paci then hawally... and finally decided to drop in the Paci drop box. till now nothing happened

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
in my new civil ID my Date of birth not matching with passport,it''''s need to change? how? is it any problem for traveling?please give the advice.

Monday, June 24, 2019
In my civil ID my family name is first than my name
how can i change ? please advice

Sunday, June 23, 2019
In my new civil ID my Date of birth not matching with passport,it''s need to change? how? is it any problem for traveling?please give the advice.

Sunday, June 23, 2019
Now they opened there eyes . This is good MOI itself put their own name in the passport better we reach at airport and they say this is not correct according to passport those things we can avoid and in Paci website anybody can renew their civil id the present system they want to change take permission from the user and renew the Civil id by online

Mohamamd saeed
Sunday, June 23, 2019
I think the best way to get rid of this prob. is let the applicant give permission to correct his/her name online by them selves, and still there is mistake he/she must pay fine for that, but i m sure this prob will be solved 99%, the staff right now is having lack of training and mostly are arab nationals so for them to type in english is quite must be online for us to correct ourselves...that is the only solution otherwise prob he prob and waistage of time n money.....

Sunday, June 23, 2019
You must type the form for name correction, go to MOI- passport office and correct the name. After correction, apply for new civil ID to get the name corrected in civil ID

Saturday, June 22, 2019
How I can give name correction request as per this new system. The same old paci will workout or I have to request through any other system?

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