8,000 Passports Bring Relief to Syrians in Kuwait

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KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: The Chargé d’Affairs of the Syrian Embassy, Tamim Madani, has announced significant improvements in the issuance and renewal of passports. Approximately 8,000 passports for members of the Syrian community in Kuwait have recently arrived, and they will soon be distributed to the respective applicants, according to Al-Rai daily.

Madani clarified that out of these passports, 7,900 are equipped with biometric features. He also highlighted that Syrian passports can now be obtained either at the Syrian embassy in the Sultanate of Oman or in the Syrian capital, Damascus. Furthermore, he mentioned that a passport issuance center is currently being set up at the embassy headquarters in Kuwait.

In terms of processing times and fees, Madani provided valuable information. The cost for obtaining a regular Syrian passport is $300, and the processing time has been significantly reduced to three weeks, compared to the previous three-month wait. For those in need of an urgent passport, the fee is $800, and such passports are issued within just five days.

These developments mark a significant improvement in passport services for the Syrian community in Kuwait.

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