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Tag Archives: parents visa

KD 3,000 docus mandatory for sponsoring parents or siblings

KUWAIT CITY, June 19: The Ministry of Interior has said those who sponsor their parents or siblings must produce a KD 3,000 certificate from one of the insurance companies to cover the medical expenses annually. The daily quoting ministry sources said this is a condition to renew the residence permit …

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Parents and siblings residence fees to increase to KD 300, health insurance KD 200 – Sponsors salary KD 1000

KUWAIT CITY, June 14: Citing humanitarian reasons, the General Department for Residence Affairs said the residence permit of approximately 11,500 expatriates — parents and siblings — holding residence under Article 22 will be renewed. However, the renewal for those siblings and parents who are under Article 22 is subject to …

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Parents and siblings, can now renew their visas; Insurance cost may reach KD 300 per year per person

KUWAIT CITY, June 13: Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports Affairs at the Ministry of the Interior Major- General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah held a high-level meeting yesterday morning, to discuss ways to codify family residency for expats other than the wife and children. The meeting was attended by the Acting …

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MP queries family visa policy – Fees questioned

KUWAIT CITY, June 10: MP Adnan Abdul-Samad has forwarded questions to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah on the nonrenewal of family visas (Article 22) issued to parents and siblings of expatriates residing in the country. He wants to know the justifications for this decision, if …

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Rethink on family visas – Decision expected to freeze

KUWAIT CITY, June 4: 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. The decision, according to the concerned authority, was taken to reduce pressure on public services …

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‘Interior’s decision to limit family visas taken after conducting many studies’

‘Decision inhumane’ allegations refuted KUWAIT CITY, June 1: The Interior Ministry’s decision to limit family visas to the wife and children of expatriates residing in the country resulting in nonrenewal of visas issued to their fathers, mothers and siblings were taken only after conducting many studies. Sources affirmed the ministry …

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New visa ban puts families in serious crisis

KUWAIT CITY, May 31: The recent decision announced by the Ministry of Interior banning the renewal of family visa for parents, siblings and other relatives of expatriate workers, except children and spouses, has caused serious crisis among expatriate families. The problem is more overwhelming on some expatriates who served Kuwait …

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Ban on renewal of family visas for parents, siblings

KUWAIT CITY, May 25: Ministry of Interior has placed a ban on renewal of family visas for parents, siblings and other relatives. Issuance of visit visas has been suspended except for some limited cases. Such a decision was taken to reduce pressure on public services in general particularly healthcare services. …

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Sponsoring Parents on family residence

I am residing in Kuwait with my father. My father has also been working here for the past 22 years. He is 71 years old and my mother passed away 3 years ago. He is on an Article 18 residence but his iqama will expire next month, as the sponsor …

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Age limit restrictions on elderly parent ups worry – ‘50 years too low a cut off’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 16: In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers responded to the restrictions on visa for parents of expatriates above 50 years. The majority of respondents felt that this move would put expatriates with single, elderly parents in a desperate situation. Last month, Residency Affairs Department Director …

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