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Leaving Kuwait Checklist

asked Aug 28, 2017 in Other by anonymous
Hi all,
I will be leaving the country soon, and was wondering what are the common checklist items to complete before leaving for a proper and smooth exit?

1. Notify landlord/Give 30 days
2. Finalize housing/pay utilities
3. Pay/Cancel Cell Phone
4. Sell Car/Finalize lease, etc.
5. Cancel Vehicle Insurance?
6. Sell/Ship/Donate furniture and household items
7. Cancel Home Internet
8. Cancel TV/OSN Subscription
9. Cancel/Pay Land Phone Line
10. Cancel Bank Accounts/ATM
11. Finalize Work with Employer
12. Cancel/Finalize Sponsorship with local Sponsor/Employer
13. Pay any fines or Traffic Violations

If left the Country without closing the Bank account or Cell Phone, etc, what happens to those accounts? How can I close them while out of the Country? Thank in Advance.

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3 Answers

answered Aug 28, 2017 by anonymous
Book a ticket
commented Aug 29, 2017 by anonymous
I know right!
answered Aug 28, 2017 by anonymous
Knowing how bureaucratic Kuwait is even in the private sector, i'm guessing they will tell you need to close them personally. The bank account may remain open I think (some accounts though have penalties if they remain zero or under a certain amount of money). For the cell phone, if it's post paid I'm afraid you will accumulate fees every month until the account is deactivated and you will be sued and remain wanted for that money until you come back to Kuwait. If it's prepaid it will just deactivate after a few months of inactivity and the number will be used again for someone else.
commented Aug 29, 2017 by anonymous
Thanks for the tips
answered Aug 28, 2017 by anonymous
what about police clearance certificate
no dues certificate for land lines
no dues certificate for elecrticity
sell or give away your gas cilinder
commented Aug 29, 2017 by anonymous
Thanks for the tips. What is the police clearance certificate all about? Just to prove you have a clean record leaving Kuwait?
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