New conditions for expats to get driving licenses

October 27, 201455 Comments

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The Ministry of Interior is said to have amended some provisions concerning conditions for obtaining a driving license in Kuwait for expatriates, reports Al-Watan Arabic daily.

Source : Arabtimes

The daily said, according Article 85: Expatriates, who apply for driving license, should have a university degree, a salary of not less than KD 400 per month, valid residence permit and fulfill certain conditions. This is in addition to they should have resided in the country for at least two years and meet the conditions of age and health in addition to others, subject to passing a driving test conducted by the General Traffic Department.

Those eligible are as follows:

■ Non-Kuwaiti women married to Kuwaiti men including widows and divorcees provided they have children.

■ Non-Kuwaiti men married to Kuwaiti women and have children.

■ Bedoun holding valid security cards.

■ Students – provided they are registered at any of the universities or applied institutions in Kuwait.

■ Expatriate housewives who have children and provided their husbands are eligible for driving license. This does not include drivers and company representatives.

■ Members of the diplomatic corps.

■ Professional in sports federations, clubs and government sectors.

■ Drivers and representatives who hold valid legal driving licenses issued by their countries or any other country.

■ Domestic workers who have been working for a period of not less than 5 consecutive years in a similar capacity provided they change their profession to driver.

■ Technicians working in the oil fields.

■ Undertakers

■ Nursing staff, physiotherapists and prosthetic limbs technicians.

■ Medical emergency technicians and paramedics, lab technicians and radiologists.

Those who are exempted from the ‘length of stay’ condition and the stipulated salary stipulated in above include:

■ Judges and members of the Public Prosecution, the advisors and experts.

■ Teaching staffs of the universities, faculties and Applied Institutes.

■ Managers of companies and institutions, journalists and media personnel.

■ Doctors, pharmacists, engineers, assistant engineers and accountants.

■Teachers and social workers.

■ Researchers, judiciary persons, translators, librarians and imams working in government agencies.

■ Sports trainers working at sports federations and clubs and government agencies.

The licenses of drivers and representatives will be cancelled upon thier cancellation of their residence permit, or should there be any change in profession based on which the driving license was issued. The person will then not be eligible to apply for driving license for at least two years.

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  1. I m Indian driver I want job in Kuwait I have all documents 9970781791

  2. I want licence plz cal me this number 65858749

  3. i am in process to issue driving license , all my documents ready to apply,..kindly call me for advice 60009547

  4. i am in process to issue driving license , all my documents ready to apply,..kindly call me for advice 60009547

  5. Sk Shamim says:

    i have driving license……
    i come in kuwait 2003
    10 year fines license & have next 10 year 2023

  6. I living in kuwait since 16yr and I have family, I want driving licenses please contact me # 99556075

  7. I am in i oil field services what documents R needed to get the process completed to obtain the license I have Bahrain &uae license but expired now I am in kuwait for past 16yrs

  8. Thanks for this important info.

  9. i already hav license as driver and its going to expire in 6 month. my new permit is now sales man can i still renew my license with sales man position? call me 51029997

  10. Im flight attendant with no unversity degree ,any chance to get driver license guys plz help me
    Thats my nmbr 99947651

  11. gov is not giving them cash so they are implementing new rules for expats so tht kuwaiti ppl can earn

  12. all this rules for expats only bull shit all for more money

  13. I want kuwit driving licence

  14. I need a license coz my duty in alghanim late night pls help me…my number 99126357

  15. Hi friend i have Kuwait license but my visa 20 now iam cheng shoon profession labor

  16. Hi friend i have Kuwait license but my visa 20 now iam cheng shoon profession labor

  17. Im trying to get license but failed so Plz help me if you can 51139292

  18. Im trying to get license but failed so Plz help me if you can 51139292

  19. Plz call me I want license 60978759

  20. What about expat. Housewives with children who doesn't meet these terms.But still eligible for the licensce….

  21. I m living in Kuwait since 10 years and working at the same company as associate engineer. I have diploma of architecture associate engineer. can i apply for care licence? Please reply & guide me as per new law. regards.

  22. Siraj TJ says:

    I am having valid saudi licence can i conver in to kuwait licence

  23. My driving license is expiring within 2 months… May I know what are the requirements for renewal??
    My number: 99204088

  24. Mina Awad says:

    65574790
    my nom call me thnks

  25. Ali Shah says:

    Good I want my number 65693897

  26. Ali Shah says:

    Good I want my number 65693897

  27. Please also call me 60902908 I want the license

  28. Mike Hizon says:

    What is the requirements for applying drivers license and how much money?.. give us more details pls..

  29. IF POSSIBLE TO CHANGE PROFESSION IN DRIVING LICENCE.

  30. Please call me if you can help me to get licence 60637666

  31. Masool Maarad is my profession are I am eligible to get licence

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