Kuwait has resumed issuing new visas to expatriates in all categories.

Kuwait has resumed issuing new visas to expatriates in all categories.

Kuwait New Visas for Expatriates

Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior has declared that all sorts of visas for foreigners, including dependents, business, tourist, and work visas, will be issued again.

New Visas for expatriates will be provided only to persons who have been completely vaccinated with Kuwait’s approved vaccines, according to the authorities (Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson).

  • The Interior Ministry stated in a statement that applications for the new visas would be received by the department of residence affairs in all regions of Kuwait, with applicants required to arrange a show-up date in advance on the ministry’s website.
  • Children under the age of 16 will be granted a dependent or tourist visa based on the department’s requirements. Residents applying for dependent visas must earn at least 500 Kuwaiti dinars per month. Trending Now: Saudi Labor Law Amendments – 3 Updates
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  • Foreigners and expats must show officials a vaccination certificate with a QR code before visas are issued, according to regulations from the two authorities.
  • Expatriates who received vaccines that Kuwait has not approved must receive a booster dosage (3rd dose) from one of the approved vaccines and show the certificate to officials in order to obtain a visa.
  • Dependent visas will only be awarded to applicants’ spouses, according to the Ministry of Interior’s Residency Affairs department.
  • The department will provide dependent or tourist visas to children of Kuwaiti women who are married to foreigners. Watch More: Gulf Tech & News.


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