KD1700 to keep parents in Kuwait, can’t sponsor children above 24 yrs


#Kuwait: Expatriates in Kuwait will have to pay up to KD1700 annually to keep their parents in the country.

= Under the new regulations a foreigner will have to pay KD200 for the residence of the parent.

= KD 600 for medical insurance if the father or mother is more than 75 years old.

= a foreigner will also have to pay KD50 to the health ministry bringing the total to up to KD850 per year for one parent.

= The medical insurance will be KD300 if the parent is less than 65 years old.

= Expatriates cannot stay in the country under family visa sponsored by their siblings if they are 24 years of age and above, they can transfer the residency to work visa if they want to avoid cancellation of their residency.

= Kuwaiti lawmakers have been pushing for imposing fees on foreigners for receiving free health and medical services provided by the state.



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