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Tag Archives: driving license

Validity of all driving licenses issued after April 1, 2013 are tied to the validity of recipient’s residence

I am a regular reader of the Arab Times newspaper. Recently I came across an article published in the newspaper stating that all those who hold driving licenses issued after 2014 are necessarily required to renew their licenses irrespective of the validity and expiry date. However when I cross checked …

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‘Driving licences taken ‘fraudulently’ will be withdrawn’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: A security source denied rumors which have been published on the social media that the General Traffic Department has stopped issuing and renewing driving licences of expatriates, reports Arab Times daily. The same source said the rumors are baseless. The source noted the Directorate-General of Traffic …

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Recheck ordered for Driving licences of Expats issued after 2014

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13: According to instructions issued by the Acting Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Major-General Fahd Al-Shuwe’a all driving licences for expatriates which were issued after 2014 must be renewed at the department that had issued them, reports Arab Time daily. The source explained this is done to help the …

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Acquiring new driving license criteria

I have a query on the eligibility criteria for applying for a driving license. My work permit states salary as KD 506 and my designation “accountant.” Am I eligible to apply for a driving license or does the salary need to be KD 600? Kindly guide please. Name withheld Answer: …

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Driving License transfer from Gulf countries to Kuwait

Can you please advise on the legality of driving license transfer from Oman to Kuwait as I am working as secretary with KD 250 salary. I have a valid GCC driving license from Oman issued in 2015. Name withheld Answer: As per Traffic Law Articles and Provisions, Executive Regulation No. …

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Will change in designation affect driving license

When I received my driving license, my designation was mentioned as purchasing supervisor. Since my residence is due for renewal and my current role is HR Officer, will my license be affected? Please do let me know if my designation has to be the same as per my license. I …

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Salary on work permit is different to what I am getting – Can I apply for driving license

Thank you very much for giving residents of Kuwait a chance to share their problems and issues and accordingly providing feedback and/or solutions in the light of Kuwait Law. I have been living and working in a private company in Kuwait since 2008. Although having a Master’s degree and working …

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Driving License change from Housewife to a Teacher

I got my driving license as a house wife in December 2011 for ten years. I am going to change my residency to teacher soon. Will this affect my license as I have seen in your previous answers that licenses issued before April 2013 are not affected. If my license …

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Queries on driving license

I am a mechanical supervisor who is completing his second year in Kuwait. I was working for another sponsor for the first year and then I transferred to the current sponsor and completed one year with him. I have a salary of KD 600 … will I be able to …

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