Kuwait: Authorities reiterated KD 2 fine per day for expired residency

WhatsApp Telegram Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin ReddIt Email Viber Kuwait: Authorities reiterated KD 2 fine per day for expired residency The sources at residency affairs stated that sponsors of thousands of expatriates have not yet submitted requests to amend the status of residency or to obtain a temporary residence for those whose residency expired after September 1st. Read| Kuwait National Assembly finalising demographic imbalance bill Those expats whose residency has expired after August and have not amended the status will have to pay KD 2 per day. MOI has called upon sponsors, heads of families to rectify the status and pay the fine. Earlier, the ministry had announced that due to COVID-19 lockdown, for those whose residency expired till August 31st will get an automatic extension of their residency till November 30th. However, for those whose residency expired from September 1st will not get this benefit and they will have to pay KD 2 per day. WhatsApp Telegram Facebook Twitter Pinterest Linkedin ReddIt Email Viber Previous articleKuwait National Assembly finalising demographic imbalance bill Next articleDGCA to reopen restaurants & prayer rooms at Kuwait International Airport Born in Kuwait, based in Mumbai. An Editor for Kwt Today, mainly covering topics on lifestyle and current affairs.

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Three more countries added to Kuwait’s travel ban list

Three more countries added to Kuwait’s travel ban list The Cabinet of Ministers has added three new countries to the list of countries that are barred from entering Kuwait. France, Argentina and Yemen are the latest countries to be added to the travel ban, bringing the total to 34 as Singapore was removed from the list. A source stated that the decision came as there is an increase in COVID-19 cases in the country. Read| Over 420,000 expats holding valid Kuwait residency stranded abroad The decision does not affect nationality, rather it is based on if a person traveled or visited a ‘high risk’ country. Nationals from the barred countries are able to enter Kuwait but are required to quarantine 14 days in a non-banned country before arriving in Kuwait. Upon arrival, all passengers, citizens and residents, are required to conduct a PCR test up to 96 hours prior to arriving in Kuwait. In addition, all travelers arriving in Kuwait need to quarantine for 14-days from the day of their arrival. On August 1, the he Directorate General of Civil Aviation announced that passengers arriving from 31 “high risk” countries are barred from entering Kuwait. The announcement was made hours after the Kuwait International Airport reopened at a 30 per cent capacity. Following the announcement, 10,000 air tickets were cancelled.

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