Recently news was published that no work permit will be issued to expatriate workers below 30 years for diploma holders and higher. Can you kindly explain this? If there is a person aged 26 with Bachelor of Commerce degree wanting to pursue career in Kuwait whether he will be given visa and work permit or whether he has to wait till he reaches age 30? Secondly whether the passport validity showed be minimum 2 years if want to bring wife on dependent visa to Kuwait or one year validity is enough. Please advise.
Answer: The Public Authority for Manpower has issued a decision of banning recruitment of expat workers holding diploma or higher certificates and are below 30 years of age.
This is just a proposal and has not been actualized yet.
However if later on the proposal is accepted and becomes a law, your Bachelor of Commerce degree holder who is 26 years old cannot apply for a job in Kuwait till he reaches 30 years.
To the best of our knowledge, we are aware that no visa will be stamped if the passport is valid for less then a year.
Source: Arab Times