32000 expatriates driving license cancelled by Authorities

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32000 expatriates driving license cancelled by Authorities

Kuwait News, Nov 4: The Kuwait traffic department revealed that about 2,400 driving licenses were withdrawn from citizens with mental or visual disabilities, the majority of whom are men, in addition to the withdrawal of 32,000 licenses from expatriates, for lack of they met the conditions, or obtained them illegally, during the first ten months of the current year.

Al-Hayyan stressed that “the General Traffic Department is strict in obtaining driver’s licenses, after linking them with government agencies, including the Residence and Manpower Affairs Sector and the Authority for the Disabled, a step that contributed significantly to tightening the screws on those who had previously obtained driving licenses and changed their professions, or lost one of the conditions They obtained it, as a (block) was placed on driver’s licenses for resident students who completed their studies and did not deliver them, as they will not be able to renew the residence or obtain a work permit without the delivery of the driver’s license.

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As part of the process of controlling the issuance of driving licenses for expatriates, he indicated that “the number of licenses issued from the beginning of January to the end of October 2021 decreased by about 43%, compared to the number of licenses issued last year, which amounted to about 72,000 driving licenses, which fell this year to 41 thousand.

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