The Supreme Committee for the Granting and Verification of Kuwaiti Citizenship has been established by a decree issued by His Highness, Deputy Amir, and Crown Prince Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah.
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior will chair the committee, which will also include the Minister of Oil, the Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, the Minister of Education, and the Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers, according to the decree, which will be published in the Official Gazette 'Kuwait Al-Yawm' today, Sunday.
The committee is responsible of receiving citizenship applications from persons who are qualified, giving citizenship, and revoking citizenship if it is discovered that citizenship was obtained using forged papers or erroneous information.
The committee is also in charge of accepting citizenship applications from the following people:
1 - Every Kuwaiti above the age of 18, married or unmarried.
2 – Every Kuwaiti under the age of 18 who is married or has previously been married
3 – Every Kuwaiti woman above the age of 18, whether single, widowed, or divorced.
4 – Every widowed or divorced Kuwaiti woman under the age of 18
5 – The application for citizenship must be presented on a form provided by the Nationality Commission