KUWAIT – Restrictions for Foreign National Engineers, and Diploma Holders Under 30 Years Old

Effective immediately, the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) requires engineers applying to renew or transfer their residence permits to present a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from Kuwait Engineers Society (KES).

PAM has also issued the decision that, effective 1 July 2018, foreign nationals under the age of 30 will not be allowed to obtain a work permit in Kuwait if they hold a university degree (diploma, bachelor’s, master’s or PHD).

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KUWAIT – Original University Degrees Required to Renew Iqama Residency Permits

Effective by the end of October, Kuwaiti Ministry of Interior (MOI) authorities will begin requiring foreign nationals to submit their original university degrees when filing applications for renewal of their Iqama residency permits.

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KUWAIT – New Rules Limit Residence of Dependent Family Members

Effective immediately, the Kuwaiti authorities have ceased issuing new residence permits (Iqamas) for sponsored dependent family members, other than spouses and children. Current dependent residence permit holders are allowed in some cases to renew their residence.

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KUWAIT – New Rules Limit Residence of Dependent Family Members

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KUWAIT – New Peregrine Partner – Toronto Trading Company

We are delighted to announce Toronto Trading Company, a specialist in corporate and employee sponsorship, as our latest partner for Immiguru.

The TTC  team have already begun their regular reviews of the data we have in Immiguru on immigration and work authorisation processes to Kuwait, and we are very pleased to welcome them to our partner network! 


KUWAIT – Minimum Salary Increase for Dependent Sponsorship

The Kuwaiti Ministry of the Interior (MOI) has announced that, effective 19 October 2016, it has increased the minimum monthly salary requirements for foreign nationals sponsoring spouses and dependents for family and visit visas.

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KUWAIT – Minimum Salary Increase for Dependent Sponsorship

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New Country Data in Immiguru: Kuwait

We’re very pleased to announce that the Work and Residence Permit (Iqama) and the GCC Registration processes into Kuwait  (a new country in the database) were added to Immiguru this week.

Many thanks to our new partner in Kuwait, Simi Sujith at HelpXpat, for her help with this!

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