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Kuwait curbs family visas for expats

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Oct. 21, 19 | 8:11 am

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Kuwait has introduced curbs on visas for expatriate families.

Spouses whose husbands or wives lose job and depart the country must also leave in case they are sponsored by them, according to Alqabas newspaper.

Parents sponsored by one of their children will no longer be allowed to switch visa to another child working in the oil-rich Gulf emirate.

“A new decision by the Interior Ministry has banned the transfer of visa by parents from one child to another,” it said, adding that the decision was enforced this week.

The report said the new rule is intended to “regulate” family visas and expatriate labour in the emirate.

Expatriates, mostly Asians, account for nearly 70% of Kuwait’s total population of around 4.1 million.

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