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KUWAIT CITY, Aug 17: The residency affairs departments in the six governorates have been instructed to stop granting family visas until further notice, reports Al-Anba daily quoting a source from the security sector. The source disclosed this is in compliance with the directive of the senior leadership in the Ministry of Interior, clarifying that certain professionals like doctors are exempted.
The source added the decision does not apply to those who had earlier been issued visas to be with their families here. He explained the decision is in line with the regulations issued by the assistant undersecretary for Residency Affairs and director general of the Residency Affairs General Department. He said the decision is valid until the completion of a study on regulating visit visa procedures.