KUWAIT: Informed sources at the Public Authority for Manpower said the authority is about to implement a decision to raise the transfer, renewal and issuance fees for work permits in the private sector ranging between KD 20 to KD 400.

The sources said renewal fees for work permits will increase from KD 10 to KD 20 for one year, while fees for work permit issuance for the first time will be KD 70 instead of KD 60 per year.

First-time work permit transfer fee will be KD 100, KD 200 for the second time, KD 300 for the third time and KD 400 for the fourth and subsequent times. – Al-Shahed