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New rule emphasizes sponsor to provide food, clothing to domestic worker

19 May 2022
New rule emphasizes sponsor to provide food, clothing to domestic worker
According to latest regulation (Decision No.22/2022) pertaining to domestic workers, regarding Law No.68/2015, certain amendments have been made to some articles of the old regulations, effective 15th May 2022.

Restaurants in Kuwait hike prices amidst Russia-Ukraine war

12 May 2022
Restaurants in Kuwait hike prices amidst Russia-Ukraine war
Restaurants in Kuwait hiked their prices recently, owing to increase in prices of commodities amidst the war in Ukraine.

Kuwait witnesses massive surge in airfares

04 May 2022
Kuwait witnesses massive surge in airfares
Kuwait has reported a massive surge in prices of air tickets (70 percent to 150 percent) in some cases.

Kuwaitis likely to have a visa-free entry to the European Union

29 April 2022
Kuwaitis likely to have a visa-free entry to the European Union
The European Commission on 27th April proposed to lift visa requirements for Kuwait and Qatar nationals.

Kuwait to reissue visit visas to expat families after two-year hiatus

20 April 2022
Kuwait to reissue visit visas to expat families after two-year hiatus
With Kuwait having loosened Covid-19 restrictions, the country is likely to resume issuing visit visas for expatriate families from next month.

Average salaries of Kuwaitis grew by KD113 percent in five years

14 April 2022
Average salaries of Kuwaitis grew by KD113 percent in five years
The recent official statistics reveal that the average monthly salary of Kuwaitis in the public and private labour market has grown by KD113 per month over the last five years.

India to issue regular tourist visa to Kuwaitis

08 April 2022
India to issue regular tourist visa to Kuwaitis
The Indian Embassy in Kuwait has begun issuing regular tourist visas, including multiple entry visas to Kuwaiti nationals, the embassy announced.

Kuwait revokes end-of-service gratuity payout to expats for exit from country

05 April 2022
Kuwait revokes end-of-service gratuity payout to expats for exit from country
Kuwait has cancelled the linkage of end-of-service gratuity payout to expats prior to their departure from the country.

Kuwait to recruit 1000 new expat teachers

31 March 2022
Kuwait to recruit 1000 new expat teachers
Kuwait plans to recruit 1000 new expatriate teachers to meet the shortage of teachers to teach certain subjects.

Kuwait continues to support Ukraine’s sovereignty

04 March 2022
Kuwait continues to support Ukraine’s sovereignty
The Kuwaiti Cabinet, led by HH Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and the cabinet members held an extraordinary meeting to follow-up the consequences of Russia-Ukraine military

PCR negative test must for unvaccinated teachers, students over 16years

04 March 2022
PCR negative test must for unvaccinated teachers, students over 16years
PCR negative certificate has been made mandatory for unvaccinated teachers and students who are 16 years and above, as it is mandatory for them to resume schools from Sunday.

Airlines setting PCR requirement depending on country of destination

28 February 2022
Airlines setting PCR requirement depending on country of destination
Majority of the countries, including Kuwait have cancelled the request of PCR test for vaccinated passengers when entering the country.

Kuwaitis in Ukraine urged to contact Embassies in neighbouring countries

28 February 2022
Kuwaitis in Ukraine urged to contact Embassies in neighbouring countries
The Consular Affairs Department at the Foreign Ministry in Kuwait has requested Kuwaitis in Ukraine

Kuwait Airport returns to pre-pandemic normalcy for vaccinated travellers

22 February 2022
Kuwait Airport returns to pre-pandemic normalcy for vaccinated travellers
Kuwait’s airport opened doors today for people who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19, for the first time in two years, although with restrictions.

Nationals to replace expats in government jobs in Kuwait by August

10 February 2022
Nationals to replace expats in government jobs in Kuwait by August
The decision to this effect has been made by the Civil Service Commission, the employment agency in the country.

Mandatory insurance fee for expats fixed at KD500

02 February 2022
Mandatory insurance fee for expats fixed at KD500
Earlier this week, Kuwait said expats over 60 years of age who do not hold college diploma can follow the new guidelines to renew their work permits,

Over 80 percent population fully vaccinated against Covid19

26 January 2022
Over 80 percent population fully vaccinated against Covid19
About 3.2 million people (82.8 percent) of eligible population in Kuwait have been completely vaccinated against Covid19, the Health Ministry in Kuwait announced.

New criteria for visa renewals of senior expats in Kuwait

26 January 2022
New criteria for visa renewals of senior expats in Kuwait
Kuwait has rolled out new criteria for renewing visas for expats over 60 years of age, and are a resident of Kuwait.

Kuwait resumes commercial flights with nine African countries

19 January 2022
Kuwait resumes commercial flights with nine African countries
The Kuwaiti Cabinet agreed to resume commercial flights with nine African countries after a hiatus over the emergence of coronavirus Omicron variant.

Kuwait mulls construction of new airport soon

12 January 2022
Kuwait mulls construction of new airport soon
The authorities in Kuwait have given the go-ahead for construction of a new airport in the northern part of Kuwait, although the date of completion of the project and its value is yet to be revealed by the authorities.

Mobile ID App (Hawiyati) to display quarantine status too

05 January 2022
Mobile ID App (Hawiyati) to display quarantine status too
This update is being rolled out with the aim of slowing the rapid spread of the latest covid-19 variant

Kuwait International Airport confirms normalcy of flights at the airport

16 December 2021
Kuwait International Airport confirms normalcy of flights at the airport
Kuwait Airport strictly abides by the globally enforced health regulations and they are strictly enforced by the airport to control the epidemic.

Kuwait records first case of omicron variant of coronavirus

10 December 2021
Kuwait records first case of omicron variant of coronavirus
The variant was detected in an European traveller who arrived in Kuwait from an African country where the variant had been initially detected.

Kuwait advises nationals, expats against travel owing to new covid variant

01 December 2021
Kuwait advises nationals, expats against travel owing to new covid variant
Kuwait has advised its nationals and expatriates against leaving the country at present as part of precautions against the new coronavirus variant ‘Omicron’.

Kuwait sees dip in airfares by upto 200 percent to few destinations

24 November 2021
Kuwait sees dip in airfares by upto 200 percent to few destinations
Air travel fares in Kuwait have dipped by 50 to 200 percent to certain destinations, having resumed full capacity operations at Kuwait International Airport as of 24th October.
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