The Kuwaiti government has suspended the issuance of certain visit visas.

Key Points:

  • As of June 26, Kuwaiti immigration services will no longer issue visit visas for family members or tourists until further notice.
  • Visit visas that were previously issued remain valid and can be used to enter the country.
  • Commercial visit visas remain unaffected by the visit visa suspension. .

Additional Information: More information regarding Kuwait’s decision to suspend the issuance of visit visas is available here.

BAL Analysis: The Kuwaiti government has suspended the issuance of visit visas as immigration authorities prepare to implement new visa regulations. BAL will provide more details regarding the suspension of visit visas as information becomes available.

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