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Domestic service hire to cost sum of KD 990 – ‘Rates fixed, not subject to change’

KUWAIT CITY, April 3, (KUNA): Anyone looking to hire the services of a domestic worker through one of the government-accredited offices interspersed throughout the country will now have to a pay a total sum of KD 990 ($3,267).

As per a decision made by Kuwait’s Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan, those who prefer to handle the process on their own are required to provide the office with a copy of the domestic worker’s passport, which costs KD 390 ($1287).

The rates provided are fixed and not subject to change, the Kuwaiti commerce industry stressed in a statement, warning any violators of legal action. Meanwhile, it pointed out that the decision will be in effect for a trial period of six months, pending re-evaluation.

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