Residence Transfer

Service Description

  • This service allows employees in the civil sector to transfer their residence to other sponsor, pursuant to Article (18) from the Executive Regulations of the Foreigners' Residence Law

Eligibility or Criteria

  • Unrequired

Required Documents

  • Original civil ID of the previous sponsor and a copy
  • Original civil ID of the current sponsor and a copy
  • Original civil ID of the sponsored and a copy
  • Passport of the sponsored
  • Two (2) personal photos
  • Signature authorization and a copy
  • Health insurance certificate


If you are a non-Kuwaiti resident, visit the General Department of Immigration in the governorate you refer to and submit the required documents
Fill the service application forms
Pay the fees due


Depending on the residence kind and period (Annual fees either on granting or renewing the residence permit) Variable fees
0 KD Fixed Fees

Downloadable Forms