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Kuwaiti Interior| Foreign students and nurses are not granted driving licenses..Some foreigners are denied driving licenses

Kuwaiti Interior Study Not granting resident students and nurses driving licenses
In this context, the General Traffic Department in Kuwait revealed that it is currently studying new and advanced systems for obtaining driving licenses as it intends to take new decisions regarding driving licenses and grant them to expatriate students (international university students) as it may no longer be possible to obtain driving licenses.

This step comes in the wake of the monitoring of the "Security Control Department", which was created specifically to follow up on the licenses of the expatriate market, that some students register at the university, and then they obtain driving licenses, and after that they do not complete their studies inside Kuwait.

Suggestions not to give resident students and nurses driver's licenses
On a related level, some informed sources have revealed some suggestions for obtaining driving licenses, explaining that it comes within those proposals that are being studied in the meantime that the student be granted a driver’s license in the second or third stage of the university, and that he is not granted during the first stage.

In this context, the Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Traffic and Operations Affairs, Major General Jamal Al-Sayegh, issued an urgent circular stating that the issuance of new driving licenses for university students residing, as well as new nurses, would be suspended.

The text of the new circular not to grant resident residents students and nurses driving licenses
According to the Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Qabas newspaper, quoting the informed sources, the circular said: “Renewal is made only to those who previously obtained licenses from students or the nursing staff, provided that a certificate of registration is available from the university or the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training, or from the nurses’ and employers ’work ».

Goals of a decision not to grant student residents and nurses driver licenses
And according to what was stated in the last circular, the Traffic Department Tom made such decisions in the context of its keenness to organize and develop the work, and in order to alleviate traffic congestion in various regions.