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Expats with expired residency can apply for 3 month extension

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Expats with expired residency can apply for 3 month extension

Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Residence Affairs Major General Anwar Al-Barjas issued an instructions which enables expatriates with expired residency permits to apply for 3 month extension, local Arabic news paper Al-Anbaa reported.

According to Al-Anba daily, this instruction already came into effect from last Wednesday. Expatriates who's residency expired due to various reasons such as expiry of passport, not enough validity for passport, etc can benefit from this decision and they can apply for 3 month extension through the link

The daily also reported that if the head of the family is outside the country and his wife and children are inside Kuwait, they will be also granted temporary residence according to the prescribed conditions and conditions.

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Sunday, May 31, 2020
My child''s visa has expired and I am not able to renew it online because the passport does not have sufficient validity. I tried to apply for the temporary extension, but I do not see any option after logging into ""
I clicked on the renew button, but I am not able to see any option of applying for the temporary extension.
Even I have observed that the residency violation fine has started showing up, while checking for a residency violation.
If any one has applied for the temporary extension, please let me know the procedure for the same. Thank you.

Thursday, May 28, 2020
My son''s residence visa expiry date was 10thmay which got extended automatically till31st.i tried to renew online on 5th May but I couldn''t My son''s residence visa expiry date was 10thmay which got extended automatically till31st.i tried to renew online on 5th May but I couldn''t as his passport is getting expired on April 24th. Now when I tried to renew for 3months the visa is I article14 instead of can I avail this 3 months extension now. Please help

Abdul Kalam Aluru Pedda
Thursday, May 28, 2020
How to apply for renewal 18 number visa

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
What is the procedure if family residence visa holder is out of Kuwait more than six months on 05-Apr-2020

Saurin Sheth
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Hi! For those whose visit visa expired in April end, they will also benefit for 3 month more currently showing till 31 may expiry date...thnx..

Ankush luhar
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
what about visit visa they come 4 only 3 months only visit they will auto renewal for 3 month or no

Rohan Das
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Ad for visit visa, it will be automatically renewed for 3 months after 31 may 2020. There is no special renewal process.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
I applied the Latin name changes for my son 3 days back. Now doesn''t show the renewal option. So how to renew now..?

Monday, May 25, 2020
Can any one clarify about visit visa
Is extension applicable?

Sunday, May 24, 2020
If article 18 converted to article 14 by moi, u cannot renew it after expired date.its better to renew residence atleast one week before expiry date online.u have to wait till residence offices open to convert article 14 to article 18(renewal).

Sunday, May 24, 2020
If article 18 converted to article 14 by moi, u cannot renew it after expired date.its better to renew residence atleast one week before expiry date online.u have to wait till residence offices open to convert article 14 to article 18(renewal).

Sunday, May 24, 2020
My kids residency was just expired on 20.5.20 and 22.5.20 when I registered in MOH and paid insurance and then registered in MOI to renew the residency it shows relation type 14 instead 22 that is temporary residency which is extended by moi and it is not opening now renew it. What is the procedure. Please let me know. Thanks

Sunday, May 24, 2020
my daughter residency expired on 18 April 2020 .I paid medical insurance after that I checked in MOI site ,there is not showing anything for renewal. Now her visa is in article 14. how can I renew now. Please help us

Mohammed shameer
Sunday, May 24, 2020
Dear All
I can''t able to renew my wife''s residency.always showing error
We already paid the health insurance through online.if any one experienced same please inform.

Sunday, May 24, 2020
I forget moi username & password I trying too much in forget password option but failed kindly any one of suggest

Kasturilal jangra
Sunday, May 24, 2020
Myself and my wife are in wife ikkama expired by 31/3/2020.can get 3 months extension.can she enter Kuwait with that extension.if I renew the Residency for her.should I pay the fine?PL help.

Sunday, May 24, 2020
I am Malla venkata rao, my akkama was expired 31-5-2020,please renewal my akkama time sir

Sunday, May 24, 2020
Please inform about visit visa extension.. of; all will expire by may 31.

Sunday, May 24, 2020
Any news on Visit Visa Extension? Please let us know.

biju joy
Sunday, May 24, 2020
my wife resigned from m.o.h and they cancelled the visa and put 3 months ( article 1 c) visa. now how i can renew these type visa ?

Sunday, May 24, 2020
Why renewal of wife''s residence is not allowed with the display of full list of "violation check", on MOI Portal, whereas no violation is obtained on her residence?

Sunday, May 24, 2020
What about son on visit from Bahrain for 3 months and expired on 18th May

Sunday, May 24, 2020
@suneel: Residency number is on your passport residency sticker

Online Renewal of Family visa
Sunday, May 24, 2020
Steps for Online Kuwait Family Residence Renewal:

For residence renewal , no documents are required unless you want to change information.

On left hand side center of old residence sticker on passport there is a 9 digit number, note down that number.

Payments through Knet.

Create an account in sponsors name
Change to English menu

Residence Renewal:
Create Account in sponsors name.
Change to English menu

Civil Id :
(Link directly from step 2) or

Sunday, May 24, 2020
What about visit visa

Sunday, May 24, 2020
Dear Suneel,

9 digit no is easy.

1. Open the residence sticker page (even old is OK)
2. Look at the row that says ''sponsors name''
3. Go up one row
4. Look at extreme left. You will find the no there 9 digit

Online Renewal
Sunday, May 24, 2020
Online Renewal for family residence:
1.register on MOH site and pay
2.register at MOI site , pay and complete procedure.
3.Visit PACI site, pay and complete procedure

No documents are required.

9 digit residence number is available on your passport.

Saturday, May 23, 2020
Family visa no.22 expiry date on 28th May

Saturday, May 23, 2020
For article17 visa also we can apply

Saturday, May 23, 2020
If the dependent’s are outside Kuwait and the head is under temporary extension can the dependent’s get temporary extension ?

Saturday, May 23, 2020
I was trying to register trough the MOI Site for my Residence Renewal
but there is a problem with residence number. That is asking for 9 digit number but in civil id there were 8 only. so how can i register?

Saturday, May 23, 2020
My family members Kuwait Residence have to be renewed on or before 10th May. For my wife, We paid health insurance through online on 10th April itself. But after that, not able to proceed to pay Residence renewal amount though all are green ticked.

Last previous years, every time, She is insisted to go for Finger Print by officials, after gone for Finger print only, We got renewed her residence.

May be is this the reason that she is stopped to get renewal of Kuwait Residence? Please guide us what to do next.

My son''s residence is renewed without any problem. My daughter is in India and her Passport has to be renewed, before to get Kuwait Residence. Hope this announcement help my daughter to get renew her Kuwait Residence.

Saturday, May 23, 2020
This is a hope for many in the nation to renew their residence visa.
It will help many Indians and their family members to decide about their valid stay in the present situation in the nation, with difficult times in various needs of life when others may not understand our requirements and needs.

Saturday, May 23, 2020
Is this applicable for visit visa also?? Can anyone explain clearly..

Saturday, May 23, 2020
For residence renewal of children above 18 years now asking for finger print is it allowed to go in curfew period to take finger print or is there any other way

Saturday, May 23, 2020
What is difference between ''expiry of passport, not enough validity for passport'' ??
What is difference between ''prescribed conditions and conditions'' ??
Plz help.

Saturday, May 23, 2020
How about visit visa?

Saturday, May 23, 2020
What if your family is on visit visa and its expiring on 31st May . Are they eligible for 3 months extension

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