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Name: Ministerial Order No. 22 of 1975 implementing the regulations of the law on the stay of foreigners
Country: Kuwait
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1975
Entry into force:
Published on: Kuwait al-Yaum, 1975, No. 1022, p. 4
ISN: KWT-1975-R-39612
Bibliography: Kuwait al-Yaum, 1975, No. 1022, p. 4
Abstract/Citation: Prohibits foreigners from entry into Kuwait without a valid passport or a laissez-passer and, where applicable, a valid visa issued by a Kuwaiti embassy or consular official. Specifies different types of visas ( for vistors, domestic workers, businessmen, students, etc.), and the conditions for obtaining them. Permits foreigners who have entered into Kuwait legally to obtain a temporary residence permits, and ordinary residence permits the validity of which will depend on the motive of their visit. Requires foreigners to leave Kuwait within a month of the expiry of their residence permit (unless the permit is renewed). Foreigners leaving Kuwait must submit their passport or another travelling document for an exit stamp.
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