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Commercial visit to work window open
April 22, 2014, 9:29 am

Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh has given authority to Director General of the Public Authority for Manpower Jamal Al-Dosari to approve the transfer of commercial visit visas to work permits in the private sector from April 21 to May 1, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources.Sources disclosed the transfer should be processed according to the regulations; while the conditions include staying with the same sponsor, additional fee of KD 200 for each approved transaction, and valid commercial visit visa.

Sources said the minister also issued a decision to limit the residence permit transfer for workers in the fishing, agriculture, industry and grazing sectors with the same activity after three years; except for laborers hired locally as they can transfer after one year.

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