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  • The government of Kuwait suspended the issuance of visit visas, family visas, and tourism visas as of June 26, 2022


The government of Kuwait temporarily suspended the issuance of select visit visa categories on June 26, 2022. The suspension will apply to entry visit visas and a family member or tourist visa. Previously issued visa types under these categories will remain valid, and holders will still be permitted to enter the country.

What are the Changes?

On June 26, 2022, the government of Kuwait suspended the issuance of entry visit visas, tourism, and family visas. The government stated that the suspension is preparing a new system for those interested in working in Kuwait.

Looking Ahead

The government of Kuwait has not yet announced how long the suspension will remain in place. Continue to check the government of Kuwait’s website for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Ministry of Interior, State of Kuwait

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