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Gov’t to Limit Issuance of Visa Absence Permission to Residents

In the series of immigration overhaul going on in Kuwait, the government now gave instructions as echoed by the Interior Ministry’s Assistant for Nationality, Passports, and Travel Documents Maj Gen Sheikh Faisal Al-Nawaf Al-Sabah to limit the issuance of visa absence permission only or study, medication, and humanitarian reasons following certain conditions and standards set [...]

Kuwait Municipal Council will Deport Cleaners caught Begging, Penalize Companies Responsible

To this day, Kuwait remains to be one of the few countries that do not employ a railway system to support the country’s need for public transportation. (ALSO READ: 3 Useful Transportation Booking Apps to Get Around in Kuwait) And while buses and taxis can get you anywhere in the city, plans to build a [...]

We’re down to the last stretch of 2018, but school year’s just about to start here in Kuwait. For those who are interested to know about the tuition fees in the Gulf State, this one is for you. Education here in Kuwait can be pretty expensive, especially for those who attend international schools (IS), as [...]

Looking for a nice place to eat out with family or in groups? Head over to Souk, Salmiya Food Court in Al Kuwait as American favourite Kenny Rogers Roasters brings back its healthy, family-style dining back to Kuwait. The last time the food joint had its roasters roasting in Kuwait was over two decades ago. [...]

Wear Glasses when you’re above 40 before Renewing your Driver License in Kuwait

Each country has a certain set of requirements and guidelines implemented for the application and renewal of driving license. However, in Kuwait, if you are above 40 years of age, you need to provide a photograph of yourself wearing glasses. Otherwise, you will be requested to visit an eye clinic to check if you can see properly, [...]

Expats above age 60 will no longer be up for Renewed of Work or Residence Permits

In its bid to address concerns over population imbalance and the need to regulate its labour market, the Kuwait government through the Ministry of Interior (MoI) along with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour (MoSAL), the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and the Public Authority of Manpower (PAM) have released a series of procedures [...]

Kuwait International Airport to Set up New Devices for Baggage Inspection

In its bid to enhance security measures within the airport perimeter, the Kuwait International Airport will soon upgrade its baggage inspection devices in the passport area as authorized by the Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). The said upgrade is expected to bolster security to its maximum level by installing new support devices in detecting explosives [...]

There’s a Kuwaiti Law which allows Expats to Own a Real Estate Property

There has been a significant drop in the number of OFWs, particularly household service workers (HSWs) deployed in Kuwait due to the stricter requirements imposed by the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA), as shared in a report by Business Mirror. As of Aug. 10, the POEA has only approved around 1,049 overseas employment certificates (OECs) [...]

Roaming Lion Caught in Residential Area in Kuwait

There are many restrictions that every person living in Kuwait has to abide to. And while not very common, this includes the ownership of wild animals in the city which has been a topic on the news recently. Kuwaiti authorities have captured a runaway lion in the Kabd region last Aug. 22 (Wednesday), as shared [...]

Tips on How to Find a Job in Kuwait

Finding a job in the Middle East can be a very enticing goal to pursue, especially for first-time OFWs because of the higher salary and the opportunity to work in a new environment where fellow Filipinos abound, not to mention the tax-free living you get to enjoy in these countries. In this post, we share [...]