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Kuwaiti Work VISA Types and Application Process Explained

If you are an international graduate, skilled worker, labor, or experienced worker looking for a high paying skill shortage job in Kuwait then this article is going to be very helpful for you because i have provided details on how you can find skill shortage jobs in Kuwait and then apply for the right work VISA for Kuwait.

List of Skill Shortage jobs in Kuwait in 2023

There are certain occupations for which Kuwait is facing worker shortages and i think you must take advantage of this and apply for those jobs immediately because then you will be able to get a high paying job there easily with free work VISA of Kuwait so let me give you an idea of those job professions:

You can freely submit your resume (CV) for any of these above mentioned skill shortage jobs in Kuwait and then if  you receive an appointment letter then your next step would be to apply for a Kuwaiti work VISA and for that you need to know which work VISA of Kuwait would be best for you.

Kuwait Work VISA Types Available in 2023

I have listed down with proper explanations all the available Kuwaiti work VISA types and from these you can select and apply for right work VISA for Kuwait:

1) General Work Visa for Kuwait

Kuwaiti General Work Visa is a type of visa that allows an individual to work in Kuwait and this type of visa is actually valid for only 1 year whereas this visa allow its holder to work for any jobs except domestic helper jobs in Kuwait. So if you want to apply for a General Kuwait Work Visa then all you need is to have a valid job offer letter from Kuwaiti employer and then with other documents you will apply for VISA at any Kuwaiti embassy nearby you.

2) Residence Visa of Kuwait

Actually residence Work Visa for Kuwait allows a non-Kuwaiti citizen to live and work in Kuwait and this type of Kuwaiti residence visa is typically valid for two years and can be renewed annually. If you manage to hold a Residence Visa for Kuwait then you can work in any job type if you have proper qualifications and experience for that and with that if you have this Kuwaiti residence permit then you may also be entitled to access social security benefits and healthcare services in Kuwait.

3) Contract Work Visa

A Kuwait Contract Work Visa is a document that allows foreign workers to enter and work in Kuwait under a specific employment contract whereas this is actually valid for three years and allows its holder to renew this visa for an additional three years. If you want to obtain contract work VISA for Kuwait then you can request it from  immigration office of Kuwait with help of their embassy and your employer in Kuwait.

4) Student Work Visa for Kuwait

Kuwaiti student VISA is issued to international students who win Kuwaiti scholarships or get admissions at Kuwaiti universities and this study visa of Kuwait allows international students to live and study in Kuwait to complete their studies and if you want to apply for this study visa then you will need to gather all of required documents including your passport, student ID, and a letter from your school confirming your enrollment.

Next, you will need to submit your application to Kuwaiti Embassy or Consulate in your home country and then your application has been reviewed and approved, you’ll be issued a Student Work Visa.

If you want to apply for Kuwaiti Work VISA then don’t forget to first select the right VISA type for your needs.

Dr. Engr. Yousaf Saeed (Scholarship Winner)

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