Kuwait Local Time

Latest Kuwait News

Sponsor approval must for domestic workers to travel abroad

The domestic workers in Kuwait will henceforth require permission of their sponsors to leave Kuwait for any other country, other than their home country, as per the latest regulation.


Any expatriate labourer with Article 20 residency can leave the country only if accompanied by their sponsor, or a family member of the sponsor, or with written authorization from sponsor approving the worker's travel, sources said.


Workers leaving for their home countries, are however, not covered by this regulation.


To obtain the authorization for the worker to travel alone, the sponsor will have to personally visit the General Department of Border Crossings, and obtain the document, sign it, thereby granting permission to the worker for travel, the sources explained.

comments powered by Disqus

Recent Articles

New rule mandates recruitment of Kuwaitis in private sector

Issuance and renewal of driving licenses to go online soon

New rule mandates salary of KD500 or more for visit visas

Longest bridge in the world to be ready this year

Slashing of expat numbers likely to hit economic growth

New decision to stop expat transfer if job title does not match degree

Parents and In-laws allowed three months stay on visit visa

Indian Government defers pre-departure registration for ECNR passport holders

Kuwait plans to slash expat numbers

Kuwait CSC plans to replace expats with nationals in 3140 jobs

 

Top