It was recently revealed the imposition of new procedures and amendments to the issuance of visas for travelers to some international destinations, as it was decided to cancel the travel visa for citizens of some countries starting next year, in order to facilitate their travel, with clarification of the new travel mechanism.
In this context, an informed source stated that the United Kingdom announced today the abolition of visa requirements for all citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, to be replaced by new procedures to facilitate the travel process during 2023 in order to facilitate the travel of Kuwaitis
The source also stated that this new decision will be implemented during the same year.
As for the new mechanism to facilitate the travel of citizens from the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, residents of the UAE and Saudi Arabia, as well as Kuwaitis and others, the source explained that the visa will be replaced with a travel permit so that the traveler wishing to travel to Britain fills in his data through an application, and the request will be answered within minutes .
The source indicated that the permit will be valid for an extended period and for multiple travel as well for short-term visits, which are less than 180 days for reasons of tourism and some commercial activities, according to what was published by Al-Qabas newspaper.