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Request Grievance against Decision of Archiving a Case at Public Prosecution

  • Last Updated 11 Jan, 2021
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Hybrid (Online and Offline)
  • Service Provider : Public Prosecution
  • Service Classification : G2C, G2B, G2G
  • Topic : Employment and Workplace, Housing, Religion and Community
Intended Audience
Visitor: Business Owner
Citizen: Parent, Business Owner, Employee
Resident: Employee


A plaintiff or whomever is acting for him/her upon a legal power of attorney, issued by the Ministry of Justice, may submit a request online to the Public Prosecution to appeal against its decision of archiving a case.

Online Instructions

  • Login to the e-services portal of the Public Prosecution using Tawtheeq account.
  • Browse the “Services” menu, and click on “Complaints and Grievances”, then “Grievance for Decision of Archiving a Case”.
  • Fill out the online form entering all the required information.
  • Attach printed letter clarifying the reason for grievance.
  • Click on “Send”.

Offline Instructions

  • Attend in person to the Public Prosecution headquarters.
  • Fill out the paper form.
  • Submit clear printed letter clarifying the reason for grievance.

Service Center

Public Prosecution headquarters (Check Google Maps)


No fees are required for this service.

Additional Information

  • Grievances are sent to the General Capital Prosecution and Al Rayyan General Prosecution. The General Capital Prosecution is responsible for the cases filed in the East Capital Prosecution, the West Capital Prosecution, the South Capital Prosecution, the Residency Affairs Prosecution, the Environment Prosecution, and the Family Prosecution, whereas Al Rayyan General Prosecution is responsible for the cases filed in each of Al Rayyan Prosecution, Dukhan Prosecution, North Prosecution and Traffic Prosecution.
  • The grievance request shall be submitted to the General Attorney Office in case of archiving in one of the following Prosecutions:

  • General Capital Prosecution
  • Al-Rayyan General Prosecution
  • Enforcement Prosecution
  • State Security Prosecution
  • Public Funds Prosecution

  • This request is subject to approval of the Prosecutor.
  • The request is reviewed by the competent prosecution, yet, if the case archiving decision is issued by the General Capital Prosecution, Al-Rayyan General Prosecution, the Enforcement Prosecution, the State Security Prosecution or the Public Funds Prosecution, it is reviewed at the Public Prosecutor Office.
  • This service is available online around the clock or by visiting the Public Prosecution building during the official working hours, from Sunday to Thursday from 7:30 am to 2:30 pm.
  • This service requires 10 days to be completed.

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