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Visa Waiver Program/ESTA and travel to United States

KUWAIT CITY, March 27: The US Embassy wishes to remind all nationalities who are able to travel to the United States via the Visa Waiver Program that as of 01 April, 2016 they must have a valid electronic passport. This rule applies even to those who possess a valid Electronic …

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Bogus firm owner ‘missing’ as police bust visa peddlers gang – Guns, thousands of bullets found in stables

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 24: A gang of visa traffickers was busted in Farwaniya area with several passports and ID cards of clients during an operation conducted upon instructions from Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarah, the Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passport affairs. The gang accused of operating a bogus company …

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DEPENDENT VISA FOR PARENT TO KD 300, WIFE KD 200, CHILD KD 150 – Tourist visa to cost KD 30 … renewable for 3 months

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah has approved the proposed increase in residency fees for expatriates and fines for traffic violations, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. They indicated that the two proposals will be presented to the National Assembly …

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‘Likely raise in visa fees not meant to chase away expats’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26: The proposed increment for visa or residence permit fees is reasonable and it is not aimed at oppressing or chasing away expatriates, reports Al-Anba daily quoting Director General of Immigration and Passports Department Major General Talal Marafei. In a press statement, Marafei denied the allegation that …

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Britain’s Emirati visitors deserve better treatment

I have always had great respect for British people. And ever since I bought a home in the serenely beautiful English countryside as a young man still struggling to build my business I have considered England as my beloved second home. I am sure that many of my countrymen feel …

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Kuwaiti pays the price of ministry mistake – Visas to US rejected

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2: A Kuwaiti, identified only as Abdulaziz recently visited the Al-Rai daily to complain about the Interior Ministry for preventing his daughter from completing her education in the United States and his inability to visit his son who is studying there. Abdulaziz, an employee of a local …

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