New rules set for visit visa; KD 500 salary must

Thursday, January 10, 2019

The interior ministry’s residency affairs directorate announced new regulations for issuing various types of visit visas.

As per the new regulations, expatriates can apply for visit visas for their parents provided their monthly salaries are not less than KD 500. The concerned authorities have the right to determine the duration of their visit – either family visa for a duration of 30 days or tourist visa for a duration of 90 days – based on the sponsors’ profession and circumstances, and the purpose of the visit.

Regarding visa for siblings, expatriates can apply for family visit visa for them for a duration of only 30 days. There is no extension of duration for all types of visit visas.

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Monday, February 4, 2019
Good morning
My salary is 290
I can bring my parents for visit visa?
What’s the new rules?
Plz give me reply

Mohamed Ibrahim
Thursday, January 17, 2019
HI, how much salary need to take wife visit visa in Kuwait

Sunday, January 13, 2019
Please can explain any one ( can i bring my children''s & wife, with salary of 250 kwd ??)

Sunday, January 13, 2019
Thanks to interior ministry’s residency affairs directorate.

Thursday, January 10, 2019
There is a between the line for family visit visa for 30 days and tourist visa for 90 days for the parents.

Still not able to understand

Muhammad Afnan
Thursday, January 10, 2019
What are the procedures according to the new rule to bring my wife for 3 month visit visa?? and also for the children

I hope that i will get the reply soon

Thursday, January 10, 2019
tourist visa to Kuwait ? 90 days ?

Thursday, January 10, 2019
good step don''t allow any one to come here

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Rule is changing every day .I applied visa for my parents yesterday (10/01/2019) and today i received their visa. I thought the visa for parents is valid 3 months, but my bad luck they given me family visit visa , which is valid only for 1 month 30 days (after entry)

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Hope this is not for the spouse visit visa? Sounds like visit for other family members other than spouses.. As it was 250KD for spouse visit visa.. Please confirm

Thursday, January 10, 2019
What is the salary requirement for visit visa for wife and child

Jerin Jacob
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Can expatriate apply visit visa for parents-in-laws?

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Hello Good Morning.I have a question.Am leaving on next week to India because am not feeling good.So, My wife already have the Family Visa but she is in India now.Am book the ticket for my wife to come and pick me.The things is she going to stay in Kuwait for one day and next day we leaving to India .We have any problem in Immigration.....Thanks in advance...

No stability
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Every country set a rule and its available on their official website and this will be same at least for few years. In Kuwait every morning new rules. Why can''t they fix a rule and keep it for at least an year and publish in the website and follow the rules.This is very strange changing it daily. This is affecting the reputation of the country.

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