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Tag Archives: Passport

Kuwait ranks 2nd among GCC in Passport Index ’17 – Singapore tops the list worldwide

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25, (Agencies): Kuwait ranked 49th in the world and second among the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) in the Passport Index 2017. According to the index, those holding Kuwaiti passports are allowed to travel to 85 countries visa free or visa upon arrival. Meanwhile, Singapore topped the list …

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Passport Department requests to lift ban

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: The Passport Department intends to request the Information Systems Department to lift the block on old passports with more than three years for expiry in order to enable the holders of those passports to replace them with the new electronic ones, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed …

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Which countries do ‘offer’ a passport without migrating?

The vast majority of people believe that the process of obtaining a second citizenship or another nationality is long and tedious. Most look to countries such as the US, Canada, Australia and the UK, along with other European countries, only to be faced with their stringent requirements. These requirements are …

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‘Cancel decision for fishermen to carry passports while fishing in int’l waters’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 31: President of Kuwait Fishermen Association Dhaher Al- Suyan has called on the Borders Department in the Ministry of Interior to cancel the decision requiring fishermen to carry their passports whenever they go beyond the territorial waters to fish in international waters, indicating the fishermen should carry …

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Passport data confusion ends

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 30: The security authorities have put an end to the confusion that prevailed among residents because the data on their passports does not tally with the data stored in the government system and causes confusion particularly the date of birth. It was earlier published that this had …

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Parents of different nationality – Passport issuance for Child

I am a South African male married to a Filipino lady and we just had our second child in Kuwait. When applying for residency they told me that my daughter has to have the same passport as myself which is South African, however with my son (first born) there was …

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Passport issue for a new born

I am a South African male married to a Filipino lady and we just had our second child in Kuwait. When applying for residency they told me that my daughter has to have the same passport as myself which is South African, however with my son (first born) there was …

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Govt submits ‘priority list’ including passport issues

KUWAIT CITY, May 4: The government has submitted its list of priorities which include issues related to the Penal Code, passports, public gatherings, mental health and Psychiatric Care Law, says Chairman of Parliamentary Priorities Committee MP Thamer Al- Zufairi. In a press statement after the committee meeting Thursday, Al-Zufairi confirmed …

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Review expiry dates of passports of domestics, MoI urges sponsors

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 19: General Department of Public Relations and Media Security at the Ministry of Interior urges Kuwaitis and expatriates to review the expiry date of passports held by their domestic workers to avoid exposing them to legal procedures and fines. The department observed lately high increase in the …

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Came on Visit Visa and New Passport issued in Kuwait

I have a question regarding visit visa and new passport. My son came to Kuwait in August on a family visit visa, which is valid for 3 months, but now he is getting a job in a company, which will provide him a work visa. His passport is valid until …

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