KUWAIT HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME
Ministry of Health deprtment, Kuwait imposed health insurance to expatriates on April 10, 2000 Under the new law no expatriates are allowed to stamp the new residence or old residence renewal unless the expatriates have paid the state health insurance premiums, Each year KD 50 will be charge for the head of the family, KD 40 for the wife and KD 30 for every child below the age of 18. The duration of expatriates’ residence is linked directly to the period covered by health insurance. One year health insurance paid entitles only one year residence permit.
Though Kuwaiti nationals are exempted from the scheme, foreign women married to Kuwaitis and children of Kuwaiti women married to foreigners are required to pay KD 5 insurance premium.
The law stipulates that the employers pay the premiums for their employees.
Health Insurance Validity
Expatriates who transfer from one sponsor to another will not have to pay insurance again for the period covered earlier.
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