Kuwait on cusp of extending expat residency to five years amid tighter penalties

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Kuwait on cusp of extending expat residency to five years amid tighter penalties

Kuwait's parliamentary Interior and Defence Affairs Committee has passed draft rules extending the maximum residency period for expats to five years which now require a final vote from the National Assembly.  Expats in Kuwait currently renew their residency visa every two-three years, depending on whether they are working in the private or public sector. But expats who have their residency renewal application rejected must leave the country. Head of the Interior and Defense Committee...

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