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Dual health insurance necessary for visa renewal of expat parents

The main objective of additional charges on health insurance paid through insurance companies for those desiring to renew family residency visas for parents, is to cover the cost of medical services in government and private health facilities, the Ministry of Interior revealed.

According to sources at the ministry, any renewal of family visa for parents who are under the sponsorship of their children, require health insurance from an insurance company, in addition to health insurance by the Health Ministry.

They pointed out that having dual health insurance is among the conditions of renewing family residency permit for expat parents.

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