According to Alqabas, the Ministry of Trade and Industry is in the process of introducing a new residency fee. The ministry aims to charge senior expats 60+ 2000KD annual fees for renewing residency. The source explained that the annual fee of 2000 dinars includes health insurance, work permits, and residence fees.
The new fee will cost senior expats about 6.5 dinars per day and 166 dinars per month for 26 working days paid at the end of the year.
Kuwait is expected to collect about 176 million dinars from renewing the residencies of senior expats aged 60+.