Kuwait expats not required stickers on passports

No residence stickers on passports from March 10th

No residence visa stickers will be placed on the passports of expatriates starting from March 10th, local daily reported. According to report, expatriates will now be able to exit Kuwait using their civil IDs from March 10, provided they hold a valid passport and civil ID since all residency data is recorded in the civil IDs.

Earlier, it was reported that the Interior Ministry had issued a decision to cancel the residence permit stickers on the passports calling it part of an ongoing process to upgrade services in various government departments.

Assistant Undersecretary for Residence Affairs Major-General Talal Marafie had said the data included in the residence stickers will be mentioned in the civil IDs.

March 5, 2019 12:56 PM