Visit visa only for one month; 14 days extension possible with extra fee

Thursday, August 9, 2018

All types of visit visas are valid for only one month instead of three months. However the Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passport Affairs Major General Sheikh Faisal Al-Nawaf yesterday issued another directives to the directors of all departments of Residency Affairs for the renewal of visit visas for expatriates who enter the country on various types of visit visas, for a maximum of two weeks under any humanitarian and medical reasons. They have to pay the relevant fees for the renewal.

Major General Sheikh Faisal told about strict instructions from the Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior ret. Lieutenant General Khalid Al-Jarrah and the Undersecretary of Ministry of Interior Lieutenant General Essam Al-Naham to apply the law on everyone without exception and to iron out the obstacles facing visitors to all Residency Affairs departments.

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Arif Khan
Posted on Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Hi every one

If a person is on visit visa in kuwait and he got offer letter from a company .can he obtain PCC from here with out going to India

can any body guide

Posted on Monday, August 13, 2018

Hello iik viewer''s
I take my wife for visit visa , so how many days she will be stay in Kuwait ??? 1month or 3 month ?? Now Kuwait government allowed 3 month family ( wife ) visa ???

Posted on Sunday, August 12, 2018

Kuwait Government give chance bring wife and children at least 3 months please. some children born and bought up here only. please give them to stay 3 months. They went for higher studies. their parents are working Kuwait still. for their holiday where these children are stay.i think Government understand our problems .let them allowed to stay at least 3 months please

Posted on Saturday, August 11, 2018

@scorpio they are not talking about mothers ,sisters , must most probably of their wives and children who are staying away from them. I think you are the one who thinks they bring their mothers and sisters for nursing their children, you are wrong because what satsifaction they will get to bring their parents for nursing for three months. They are bringing hem because they are not able to visit them for years as many peoples who are working at low salaries cannot afford to go there but in once in five years atleast they get chance to bring them on visit and be together for a while. Hope you understand the emotional problems and stop supporting prasad and prabhu.

Posted on Friday, August 10, 2018

@ prasad, your are right, what can you do more than 1 week in this place. Max visit visa should be 14 days. Crazy to stay longer.
Govt. can also issue nanny visas to mother of girl to take care of new born baby, After all that is the real reason why "children" are so upset "parents" can''t visit them.

Posted on Friday, August 10, 2018

If they want to curb on visit visas the period which they are talking i feel let them stop all type of visas whether it is business or visit or work visa. This country has no laws and if they have are constantly changing , with no logic one can understand as to they are upto what?

Posted on Friday, August 10, 2018

It''s ridiculous, what is there in this country to visit, except the oil field and few malls. People would rather go Dubai or Singapore to enjoy. They r crazy.

Posted on Friday, August 10, 2018

Visit visas are issued for third world countries and where countries having too many expatriates in this country. We can understand its for their security. However, I suggest the Govt. should study very well the pros and cons of issuing visit visas and their validity and take necessary precautions to avoid misuse. I am sure different nationalities, individuals, business owners will have different reasons when they are applying for visit visas. Its better than regularly amending the criteria for issuing visits visas and their validities.

Posted on Friday, August 10, 2018


If possible then please clear our misunderstanding about..
Is this effective for they are issue visa from 5th AUGUST on words or applying on all old and new issue visa?

Zafar Ahmad
Posted on Friday, August 10, 2018

It loss of Kuwait government and Kuwaiti people because when family is came here she will something bye and purchase from here and than Kuwait is be a tourist country so please allow 3 three months for family only at list.

Posted on Friday, August 10, 2018

If they want uncrease non oil revenue they should charge visit visa on monthly basis. Eg for 6 month kd.120. and 1 month kd.20.

Posted on Thursday, August 9, 2018

I think @prasad and Prabu are bachelors in staying in Kuwait, or they are just lucky to stay with their family. However they dont have right to issue statements of visit visas , which they have gone thru or not and not understanding the problem of others who can not sponcers their family would like to be with them for some months in Kuwait what is the harm when they are demanding 3 months of visit visas.

Posted on Thursday, August 9, 2018

Totally agree with Mr. Prasad. There is no use of visit visa from now.Better they change it to business visa or purpose visa with limited validity depending on purpose.

Posted on Thursday, August 9, 2018

As i under stand,visa validity for one month ie issue date to one month.
But can stay for three months after entering before expire family visit visa.

Posted on Thursday, August 9, 2018

DEAR ALL, I JUST TAKE MY FAMILY(wife and infant) BY VISIT now they are posting all type of visa its only 1 month validity kindly some one please tell me we can stay 3 months are 1 month only.

Posted on Thursday, August 9, 2018


Posted on Thursday, August 9, 2018

I issued visit visa for my mother-in-law in July and visa was issued for 3 month .will it be still valid for 3 month??

Liyakat Kala
Posted on Thursday, August 9, 2018

Respected sirs, Lieutenant General Khalid Al-Jarrah ,General Essam Al-Naham & Major General Sheikh Faisal Al-Nawaf how can Kuwait be thriving economy & tourist hub with this kind of policies ?

Posted on Thursday, August 9, 2018

Kuwait government will do the study again and again and I am sure they will come out with 3 month visit visa. Kuwait has all potential to turn into touristic place. Need to be liberal in visa process and make this place touristic friendly like dubai. Kuwait can earn lot of non oil revenues from outsiders and residents of this country.

Nirasa Ram Bapoo
Posted on Wednesday, August 8, 2018

@Prasad : We are people with family. Need relatives to visit us.

To authorities : Be humane and kind with fellow humans.

Posted on Wednesday, August 8, 2018

In my opinion, Kuwait Government should abolish visit visa system completely. For professional / job related vists, only few days visa can issue, depends on the duration of the job. Kuwait is not an attractive touristic place for visit. Nothing special to visit or see.

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