I am from the Philippines and am planning to get a visit visa for my aunt, my mother’s sister but I don’t know what I should do in order to get this visit visa. Please note that I have only a KD 275 salary. I want to know if it is possible to get for my aunt a family visa if the visit visa is not approved.
Answer: The Kuwait authorities are very strict these days in the issuance of visit visas and family visas. Having said that, it is possible for you to get a visit visa (for a month) for your aunt before the salary you mentioned is enough for the purpose as long as the same is mentioned on the work permit.
If the work permit mentions a salary less than KD 250 then your application will be straightaway rejected.
You must also have an apartment in your name. If this is the case you should submit an application for a visit visa to the Immigration Department in your area with the following documents :the photocopy of your aunt’s passport, copies of your Civil ID card and rental agreement, copy of the work permit and an affidavit (attested by your embassy and the Kuwait Foreign Ministry) showing your relation to the person you wish to call.
Please remember that if your visit visa application is rejected, you can’t apply for a family visa for your aunt because these are restricted nowadays only for the wife and children. You can’t even get a dependent residence for your parents these days unless you obtain a no-objection certificate from some high-level officials.