Filipinos among 5 new eligibles for 3-month visit
An excerpt from Arabtimes today:
The Kuwaiti government has included five more nationalities to the list of 34 countries, whose citizens will be given an option to obtain visit visas valid within a period of three months upon arrival at the airport — Philippines, Georgia, Vietnam and two unnamed Asian countries, reports Al-Rai quoting reliable sources. Disclosing the concerned authorities will issue the decision within the next two days, sources said the government will also study a new mechanism for citizens of other Arab countries to enjoy the same privilege.
So that’s the good news, below is the bad news:
In other developments, a proposal was presented recently for the Interior Ministry to collect KD 50 health insurance fee from those who will arrive in Kuwait on visit visas after the government issued a decision to ease visit visa application procedures to boost the tourism sector in the country,.Sources added some proponents of the bill recommended the establishment of a health insurance office at the airport to facilitate procedures for visitors to pay health insurance fees before entering the country while others suggested that visit visa applicants should pay the fees at the Immigration Department after obtaining approval of their applications.
Good News: Kuwait to grant 3-month visit visa