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new-decision-exempts-sponsor-from-paying-airfare-for-maid_kuwait
New Decision Exempts Sponsor From Paying Airfare For Maid Ministry of Interior in a decision which is expected to come into force from January 2017 will exempt a sponsor from paying the airfare for a maid reported absconding, or in case if there is criminal ... October 29, 2016 0 1828 Category: New Rules
moi-increased-salary-requirement-of-dependent-visa_kuwait
MOI Increased Salary Requirement Of Dependent Visa The Minimum salary required for applying a dependent visa is 450 KD , Previously it was 250 KD ... October 12, 2016 0 4548 Category: New Rules
phasing-out-of-hand-written-passports_kuwait
Phasing Out Of Hand-Written Passports All Indian nationals in Kuwait holding hand written passports are advised once again to apply for urgent re-issuance of new passports, in lieu of handwritten passports, under the following circumstanc... September 20, 2016 0 884 Category: New Rules
amir-grants-citizenship-to-300---moi_kuwait
Amir Grants Citizenship To 300 - MOI His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has gracefully granted citizenship to 300 persons, in the latest Amiri gesture that depicts His Highness' humanitarian approach, annou... August 11, 2016 0 2847 Category: New Rules
suspend-hiring-of-expats-in-government-sector-on-contractual-basis_kuwait
Suspend Hiring of Expats in Government Sector on Contractual Basis The Civil Service Board, led by Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and acting Minister of Oil Anas Al-Saleh, has suspended the employment of foreigners in the government on contractual basis r... June 17, 2016 0 872 Category: New Rules
kuwait-to-ban-trading-during-friday-prayers_kuwait
Kuwait To Ban Trading During Friday Prayers Kuwait is proposing a new law to ban trading during the time of Friday prayers, reports local daily Kuwait Times. The proposal is send to to the Fatwa and Legislation Department and if approved, place... June 03, 2016 0 2051 Category: New Rules
new-rules-to-govern-employer-needs_kuwait
New Rules To Govern Employer Needs Acting Director General of the Public Authority for Manpower Ahmad Al-Musa announced a decision to establish a set of new rules and regulations to determine the size of manpower an employer needs in t... May 30, 2016 0 1592 Category: New Rules
no-visit-visa-for-people-who-were-born-on-1950-or-earlier_kuwait
No Visit Visa For People Who Were Born On 1950 Or Earlier Foreigner living in Kuwait will not be allowed to issue a family visit visa for a parent or sibling born in 1950 or earlier. This step is to ‘fight manipulation’ and prevent individuals fr... May 17, 2016 0 3480 Category: New Rules
expats-driving-without-licence-will-be-deported_kuwait
Expats Driving Without Licence Will Be Deported The Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Ministry of Interior, Major-General Abdullah Al-Muhanna, has denied rumors that the of Directorate-General of General Traffic Department (GTD) h... May 06, 2016 0 2766 Category: New Rules
mps-propose-total-coeducation-ban-at-all-schools-,-colleges-and-other-educational-facilities-in-kuwait_kuwait
MPs Propose Total Coeducation Ban At All Schools , Colleges And Other Educational Facilities In Kuwait A number of lawmaker proposed an amendment that gives the government the power to force a coeducation ban at all schools, colleges and other educational facilities in Kuwait – including private ... May 05, 2016 0 1028 Category: New Rules
new-regulations-for-passport-renewals-and-residency-renewals---moi_kuwait
New Regulations For Passport Renewals And Residency Renewals - MOI 1. The validity period of the residency permit will be the same as the validity of the passport. . 2. Residency permit ends same day as expiry of passport validity date. 3.  Work visa (or f... January 12, 2016 0 12899 Category: New Rules