Family Residency (Article 22 & 24) in Kuwait Renewal For 1 Year Only

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Family Residency (Article 22 & 24) in Kuwait Renewal For 1 Year Only

Family Residency (Article 22 & 24) in Kuwait Renewal For 1 Year Only

The General Administration of Residence Affairs at Ministry of Interior in looking at the demographics and its attempt to address the defect revealed by the emerging coronavirus crisis.

A new circular has been issued to renew the residence permit of those under Article 22 (family visa) and Article 24 (self sponsor) for a period of one year only.

The concerned sponsor’s validity of residence permit is for three years the residence permit (for dependents and self sponsors) will have to be renewed annually.

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Interior (MoI) has launched online services for citizens and residents amid the exceptional circumstances the country is experiencing over COVID-19 pandemic.

The new services, which are now available on the ministry’s website (www.moi.gov.kw), encompasses transfer of residency from one passport to another for residents, Latin name modification, family residency renewal (Article 22) and sponsors’ residence (Article 24)

However, the residency renewal service will be available on the ministry’s website only for those whose residency expired as of early March.