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June 25, 2017 at 07:34

Residency renewal for parents and siblings with private insurance

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While Ministry of Interior is determined to continue with its decision not to grant new residence permits to parents and siblings of expatriates in Kuwait, the General Department for Residency Affairs has issued executive bylaws concerning the medical insurances for expatriates, estimated to be about 12,000 individuals, who are residing in Kuwait as dependents of their children under Article 22 visa.

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June 5, 2017 at 10:18

Kuwait MoI may freeze ban on renewal of family visas

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Kuwait City: The Ministry of Interior is expected to freeze its earlier decision which placed a ban on renewal of family visas for parents, siblings and other relatives except for some limited cases.

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June 1, 2017 at 10:41

MP Waleed Al Tabtabai oppose ban on visas for relatives

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Kuwait: Parliamentarian Waleed AlTabtabai described the recent decision by Ministry of Interior banning the renewal of family visa for parents, siblings and other relatives of expatriate workers, except children and spouses, as “inhuman”.

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June 1, 2017 at 07:40

New visa ban puts families in serious crisis

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Kuwait City: The recent decision announced by the Ministry of Interior banning the renewal of family visa for parents, siblings and other relatives of expatriate workers.

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October 16, 2016 at 22:20

Kuwait raises minimum salary requirement for visit visas

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Kuwait: Kuwait has increased the minimum salary required for expatriates to be able to bring their spouse or children on a visit to 200 Kuwaiti Dinars, up from 150.

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October 13, 2016 at 21:28

Kuwait increases minimum wage for family visa to KD 450

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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

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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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