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Kuwait’s decision to resume family visa issuance brings cheer to expats

22 November 2022
Kuwait’s decision to resume family visa issuance brings cheer to expats
Kuwait has announced its plans to resume issuance of family visas, thereby bringing much-needed relief to expatriates in the country.

Kuwait International Airport to use iris, face scanners from next year

11 November 2022
Kuwait International Airport to use iris, face scanners from next year
The Ministry of Interior will begin implementing the Iris, Face, Hand Scanning and Electronic signature procedures at Kuwait International Airport and at borders from next year.

Winter Wonderland Kuwait ready to be launched on 1st December 2022

29 October 2022
Winter Wonderland Kuwait ready to be launched on 1st December 2022
Winter Wonderland Kuwait will be launched on 1st December 2022, the Touristic Enterprises Company announced.

Kuwait announces new rule on expats’ stay abroad

15 August 2022
Kuwait announces new rule on expats’ stay abroad
The Kuwaiti authorities has announced that Residency Permits of private sector expatriates residing abroad for more than six months will be automatically cancelled, said a Kuwaiti newspaper.

Kuwait drafts new realistic plans to regulate labour market

09 August 2022
Kuwait drafts new realistic plans to regulate labour market
The authorities in Kuwait are all set to implement a “more realistic” policy to regulate the labour market and strengthen the initiative by the government to redress the demographic imbalance in the country.

Kuwait plans stringent measures for resuming family visit visas

28 July 2022
Kuwait plans stringent measures for resuming family visit visas
Kuwaiti authorities are unlikely to resume issuance of family visit visas, which was suspended last month, and stringent rules are likely to be in place to ensure that visitor leave the country upon expiry of their visas.

Kuwait is cheapest Gulf country to live in, says latest report

14 July 2022
Kuwait is cheapest Gulf country to live in, says latest report
Kuwait is one of the most affordable Gulf countries, as per the Numbeo website, one of the largest databases on the cost of living in the world.

Customs E-form introduced for arrivals and departures in Kuwait

08 July 2022
Customs E-form introduced for arrivals and departures in Kuwait
The Director General of Kuwait General Administration of Customs (KGAC), Suleiman Al-Fahd said that the electronic customs declaration form is a way to ease procedures for travellers.

Kuwait to introduce new system for issuance of family - tourist visas

04 July 2022
Kuwait to introduce new system for issuance of family  - tourist visas
Kuwait government plans to introduce a new system for issuance of entry visas for family and tourists.

Residency Permit of teachers may be renewed for two years, say official

10 June 2022
Residency Permit of teachers may be renewed for two years, say official
A Kuwaiti education official has revealed a plan to grant expat teachers Residency Permit (Iqama) for 2 years instead of one year being granted now.

6 million visitors expected in Kuwait this summer

10 June 2022
6 million visitors expected in Kuwait this summer
The aviation authorities in Kuwait expects at least 6 million travellers to use the main airport of the country this summer.

Kuwait MP proposes strict action on unnecessary job swaps in Kuwait

03 June 2022
Kuwait MP proposes strict action on unnecessary job swaps in Kuwait
In a proposal submitted by MP Abdullah Al-Tiraiji, restricting expat employees from swapping jobs

Expats & foreign investors may be granted long-term residency visa in Kuwait

29 May 2022
Expats & foreign investors may be granted long-term residency visa in Kuwait
Expats and foreign investors in Kuwait may soon be granted long-term residency visa in the country.

New rule emphasizes sponsor to provide food, clothing to domestic worker

19 May 2022
New rule emphasizes sponsor to provide food, clothing to domestic worker
According to latest regulation (Decision No.22/2022) pertaining to domestic workers, regarding Law No.68/2015, certain amendments have been made to some articles of the old regulations, effective 15th May 2022.

Restaurants in Kuwait hike prices amidst Russia-Ukraine war

12 May 2022
Restaurants in Kuwait hike prices amidst Russia-Ukraine war
Restaurants in Kuwait hiked their prices recently, owing to increase in prices of commodities amidst the war in Ukraine.

Kuwait witnesses massive surge in airfares

04 May 2022
Kuwait witnesses massive surge in airfares
Kuwait has reported a massive surge in prices of air tickets (70 percent to 150 percent) in some cases.

Kuwaitis likely to have a visa-free entry to the European Union

29 April 2022
Kuwaitis likely to have a visa-free entry to the European Union
The European Commission on 27th April proposed to lift visa requirements for Kuwait and Qatar nationals.

Kuwait to reissue visit visas to expat families after two-year hiatus

20 April 2022
Kuwait to reissue visit visas to expat families after two-year hiatus
With Kuwait having loosened Covid-19 restrictions, the country is likely to resume issuing visit visas for expatriate families from next month.

Average salaries of Kuwaitis grew by KD113 percent in five years

14 April 2022
Average salaries of Kuwaitis grew by KD113 percent in five years
The recent official statistics reveal that the average monthly salary of Kuwaitis in the public and private labour market has grown by KD113 per month over the last five years.

India to issue regular tourist visa to Kuwaitis

08 April 2022
India to issue regular tourist visa to Kuwaitis
The Indian Embassy in Kuwait has begun issuing regular tourist visas, including multiple entry visas to Kuwaiti nationals, the embassy announced.

Kuwait revokes end-of-service gratuity payout to expats for exit from country

05 April 2022
Kuwait revokes end-of-service gratuity payout to expats for exit from country
Kuwait has cancelled the linkage of end-of-service gratuity payout to expats prior to their departure from the country.

Kuwait to recruit 1000 new expat teachers

31 March 2022
Kuwait to recruit 1000 new expat teachers
Kuwait plans to recruit 1000 new expatriate teachers to meet the shortage of teachers to teach certain subjects.

Kuwait continues to support Ukraine’s sovereignty

04 March 2022
Kuwait continues to support Ukraine’s sovereignty
The Kuwaiti Cabinet, led by HH Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and the cabinet members held an extraordinary meeting to follow-up the consequences of Russia-Ukraine military

PCR negative test must for unvaccinated teachers, students over 16years

04 March 2022
PCR negative test must for unvaccinated teachers, students over 16years
PCR negative certificate has been made mandatory for unvaccinated teachers and students who are 16 years and above, as it is mandatory for them to resume schools from Sunday.
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