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5 years residence plan for expats in Kuwait

April 13, 20190

The new approach being considered by the government to solve the population imbalance by stipulating five years duration for residence visa of expatriate labor after which they will be replaced with new sets of workers has attracted negative reactions from Kuwaitis and non-Kuwaitis, especially private company owners, who affirmed that the policy will only serve visa traders since it will help them to enlarge the rate of their activities.

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Expats in problem while travelling.

April 6, 20190

The Ministry of Interior on March 10 applied the ministerial decision to cancel the residence sticker on the passports of expatriates and replace it with the civil card, as a step to keep abreast of the latest technological development to achieve an integrated service security system that enables citizens and residents to complete all transactions via the Internet, but some of the expatriate countries allegedly lack full knowledge of the decision, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources..

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New agreement between India and Kuwait for Entry Visas

March 28, 20190

The agreement signed by the governments of Kuwait and India on the mutual exemption of entry visa for diplomatic, official and ‘special’ passports has been implemented from Feb 19, 2019 on the basis of Article 12, Paragraph 1, of the agreement, reports Al-Anba daily quoting diplomatic sources at Kuwait’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Toxins in the drinking water

March 28, 20190

The school health administration of Umm Al-Haiman area has revealed about the presence of toxins in the drinking water, which threatens the health of residents of the area, reports Al-Shahed daily.

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Driving license application and renewal go online

March 28, 20190

MOI announced that e-driving licenses for citizens will be issued from first week of May, where as for expats online issuing of e-driving license will start by the end of the year.

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New iqama process begins: Civil ID (passport number + Latin name + occupation).

March 11, 20190

The General Department of Residence Affairs, upon instructions from Assistant Undersecretary of the Residence Affairs Department Major-General Talal Marafie said the Interior Ministry will stop putting residence stickers on passports of expatriates (domestic workers) who renew their residence permits online from March 10, 2019, reports Al-Rai daily.

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Don’t be confused in between passport and civil id during travel

March 11, 20190

A security source said the complaints of confusion surrounding the ministerial decision among the expatriate community is unjustified; pointing out that the issue is the cancellation of the sticker only for any newcomer and who renews his residence or gets a new residence.

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Online driving license services starts

January 30, 20190

General Traffic Department yesterday launched an experimental operation to issue and renew driving licenses electronically similar to the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI), reports Al-Anba daily quoting informed sources.

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Court sentenced a Kuwaiti mother to jail

November 2, 20180

The misdemeanors court sentenced a Kuwaiti mother to a month in jail for mistreating and insulting her children while teaching them.

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Arrest ordered of 2,900 Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Egyptian expats in Kuwait

November 2, 20180

In one of the most serious cases in Kuwait’s history over the past few years, related to trafficking in persons, security sources said the Ministry of the Interior has issued orders to arrest about 2,900 expatriates of different nationalities who were brought into the country by three fictitious companies to work on government contracts and abandoned them with no jobs, reports Al-Anba daily.

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