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Increase of Medical Fees for Expats and Visitors Takes Effect on October 1st

Effective October 1, 2017 the Ministry of Health in Kuwait has increased the medical fees for expats and visitors.   Below are the fees for expats who pay the annual health insurance;   Polyclinics Getting medical treatment from KD 1 to KD 2.   Public Hospitals Getting medical treatment from KD 2 to KD 5. Outpatient clinics from KD 2 to KD 10. Stay at the Intensive care Unit (ICU) which is presently free, will cost 50 per day. Stay in public wards which is also currently free, will cost…

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Passport Own Safekeeping

Kuwait new Labor Laws being drafted and implemented in due time state that employers, private multinational companies, other private firms, citizens that employ household service workers, will no longer be allowed to safe keep the passports of migrant employees. Only the expatriates / migrant employees can hold on to their own passports. However, all migrant employees cannot be allowed to leave Kuwait without the approval of their sponsor and securing written permit to travel. source:kuwaitlocal  

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