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426,871 expatriates with a valid residence permit stranded outside Kuwait

Sunday, September 13, 2020
426,871 expatriates with a valid residence permit stranded  outside Kuwait

As of August 23rd, 426,871 expatriates with valid residence permits are stranded outside Kuwait, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Residency Affairs, Major General Anwar Al-Barjas said.

In an interview with Al-Anba Arabic daily, he said that holders of expired residency are not allowed to enter the country.

An amendment to the residency law is currently underway and will be submitted to the concerned authorities in preparation for approval, he added. The Demographics Adjustment Committee is still in the process of preparing the final report before submitting it to the competent authorities for consideration for the approval of their proposals.

He also said that the issuance of new entry visas of all kinds for all nationalities is stopped until further notice. The new visa will be issued only upon the instructions by the Ministry of Health.

Major General also said that the residency violators, who have not left the country within the given deadline, will be punished and deported and will not be allowed to return to Kuwait. A security campaign will be launched soon immediately after the commercial flight operation become normal.

Meanwhile, Indian Embassy last day informed all Indian nationals stranded in Indi and wishing to return to Kuwait to register with Embassy. The registration is only for data collection, Embassy informed.

Related News; Embassy request Indians wishing to come back to Kuwait to register online

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***s value for Kuwait Visa
Sunday, September 13, 2020
All silver beards get ready to polish your story buffz cuz I give a ratz for ur teeny tiny ballz !
Thank U IIK admin to delete my legit post but hesitant to delete my comment on de dark web.

Amarendra Patra
Sunday, September 13, 2020
My civil i''d renewed. Can I travel through mobile id from India to kuwait. Because I am holding a expired civil i''d. New civil i''d still in progress.

Joji Thomas
Sunday, September 13, 2020
If these stranded expats are permanently banned, 8 lakh quota of Indians to be removed will be half-accomplished.

Santosh Pillay
Sunday, September 13, 2020
Very bad situation . 426,871 ......unlucky people. A big number.

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