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October 13, 2016 at 21:28

Kuwait increases minimum wage for family visa to KD 450

Kuwait Ministry of Interior




Kuwait: The Kuwait Ministry of Interior yesterday raised the minimum salary required for expatriates to be able to sponsor their wives and children from KD 250 to KD 450 in a move expected to cut the number of foreign families in the country.

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May 23, 2016 at 15:52

Kuwait is planning to increase minimum salary for Family Visa to 450 KD

Sharq, Kuwait City




Kuwait: The government is mulling increasing the minimum wage for expatriates to be eligible to issue dependent visas for their family members, as the state scrambles to find a solution for its demographic imbalance problem. The current law stipulates that a foreigner must earn a minimum KD 250 a month to apply to sponsor his wife and children, but a recent study suggests increasing the amount to KD 450, which excludes a majority of expatriates working in Kuwait.

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