Kuwait: No Extension for Visas after 31st Aug
The Ministry of Interior has no intention to extend residency of expats visas after Aug 31st. Earlier the ministry had granted automatic renewal of residences of all kinds due to the coronavirus crisis as the airports were shut.
The Ministerial Resolution No. 366/455 of 2020 states that about 405,000 expats can automatically renew their residency until the end of this month.
To take advantage of the deadline, and they must visit the Ministry of Interior website to renew the residency before the end of this month. Otherwise, they will be considered violators and will enter into legal problems and pay fines.
According to the sources reported, there are about 100,000 people who entered the country on visit visa on family, tourist or commercial.
They are supposed to leave the country at the end of this month, and there is no intention to give them a grace period to extend their stay, whoever violates restriction will be put on his name, and he will not enter the country again. Fines that will accumulate and will be charged on the sponsor or the individual.