The Ministry of Interior announced the launch of the residence transfer service “for domestic workers from one sponsor to another” through the unified government application (Sahel), in cooperation between the General Administration of Information Systems and the Nationality and Residence Affairs Sector in the Ministry, reports Al-Seyassah daily
The Ministry’s General Department of Security Relations and Media said in a press statement that this service will initially be specific to domestic workers, Article (20) females, and then it will be completed in the next stage to transfer the residency of workers, Article (20) males.
The ministry added that the transaction begins with the worker’s current sponsor through the (Sahel) application, and then the new sponsor completes the transfer procedures through a notification he receives through the application.
The ministry stressed the necessity of having a new employment contract between the domestic worker and the new sponsor upon transfer. The new sponsor is also required to be of Kuwaiti nationality, married, not less than 18 years old, and not have any obstacles between the sponsor and the worker to be transferred.