#Kuwait is reopening #visitvisas (family, commercial and tourist) starting Wednesday, February 7, 2024 under new conditions, the Interior Ministry announced Monday. Applicants must book through the Meta platform to schedule appointments for their applications. The conditions to apply for a visa are as follows:
- Family visit visa:
Can be issued to parents, wives and children as long as the applicant earns at least KD 400 a month.
Can be issued to other relatives if the applicant earns at least KD 800 a month.
Provide round trip tickets on national carriers.
Written undertaking of not requesting a transfer of the visit visa to a residency visa.
Undertaking to commit to the duration of the visit.
Treatment at private hospitals only, if necessary during the visit.
In case of violation of the duration period, the visitor and the sponsor will face legal procedures.
- Commercial visit visa:
Can be issued as per a request from Kuwaiti companies and institutions to people who have proper academic or artistic qualifications, and in line with the company’s activity.
- Tourist visit visa:
Can be issued to citizens of 53 countries eligible for visa on arrival or e-visa through moi.gov.kw.
Can be issued to residents in GCC countries of specific professions.
Can be issued by hotels and companies that are connected to the Residency Affairs Department’s system.