Hyderabad, Jan. 28 -- Expatriates in Kuwait belonging to 14 professions are exempted from university degree criteria to obtain a family visitor visa.

On Thursday, January 25, the Kuwait Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced the resumption of issuing visitor visas for the families of expatriates to enter the country, effective from Sunday, January 28.

Revised Article 29 mandates a monthly salary of 800 Kuwaiti dinar (Rs 2,16,150) for dependent or family visa applicants, with certain professions exempt from the degree requirement.

Individuals born in Kuwait or outside the country to parents living in Kuwait and whose age not exceeding five years old are exempt from the salary requirement. The exemption is in accordance with the guidelines...