Kuwaiti Interior
Kuwaiti Interior

After this issue sparked a case of controversy, the Kuwaiti Ministry of Interior settled the matter regarding the categories that are permitted to transfer their residencies from residents working in government agencies to other agencies. It confirmed the possibility of transferring to join the family in accordance with Article 22 after studying each application submitted to it separately.

In its response to the Ministry of Education’s inquiry about the categories allowed to transfer residency, the Ministry of Interior said, “Regarding the application for transferring residency to joining the family, according to Article 22, the applicant must review the General Administration of Residency Affairs, where it studies each application separately. As well as requests for transfer to Article 24 (the same sponsor).
 
The Ministry of Interior stated that Article 13 of Ministerial Resolution No. 957/2019 in the executive regulations of the Foreigners' Residence Law stipulated the permissibility of a temporary or regular residence permit for a foreigner born in Kuwait, or who entered the country in accordance with the provisions of the articles stipulated in the decision, and who had a passport or A valid travel document for the duration of his stay, and the residency may be transferred from one type to another, and from one purpose to another, according to the controls set by the General Administration of Residency Affairs, and the duration of the stay is linked to its purpose and ends with its end, even if that is before the end of its period.
 
She explained that the transfer between government agencies, in accordance with Article 17, requires the approval of the entity in which he was working, and the party that wishes to appoint him, in addition to the approval of the Civil Service Bureau, and the transfer from the government sector to the private sector, according to Article 18, requires obtaining A work permit by the Public Authority for Manpower, and that the profession to be employed is commensurate with the profession in which he was working in the government sector, with the specialization and the qualifications obtained by itself.
 
She explained that the transfer between government agencies, in accordance with Article 17, requires the approval of the entity in which he was working, and the party that wishes to appoint him, in addition to the approval of the Civil Service Bureau, and the transfer from the government sector to the private sector, according to Article 18, requires obtaining A work permit by the Public Authority for Manpower, and that the profession to be employed is commensurate with the profession in which he was working in the government sector, with the specialization and the qualifications obtained by itself.
 
On the other hand, Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Dr. Saud Al-Harbi expressed his pride and pride in the achievements of the Ministry of Education students in the "Arab Reading Challenge" competition at the level of Kuwait for the year 2019-2020 in its fifth session.
 
Al-Harbi wished the winning students continued success and success and raised the name of Kuwait in international forums.