يَوم الخميس 19/07/2018

The list price and service fees in the free trade zone

The list price and service fees in the LICENSES AMENDMENT FEES
License amendment fees are defined as the charges due when the investor requests to amend a previously issued KFTZ license
License amendment fees are not repeat charges in nature, they are typically initiated at the investor`s request whenever necessary
When an activity of a license has to be revised, an administrative charge will be payable as follows

Kuwaiti dinars

 

750

Commercial licenses

500

Service licenses

1000

Industrial licenses

Special licenses will be considered on an individual basis


Amendment of licenses other than activity:
When a revision or amendment is required for any part of the license other than activity, the administration fee payable will be kd 100/- for all types of licenses with an exception for the special license as it will be treated when it occurs.
Kftz registration fees:
Kftz registration fees are defined as charges due when issuing any type of license offered by the kftz, including any special licenses.
The kftz registration fee is not a repeat charge in nature. It typically occurs only once.

Kuwaiti dinars

 

1000

Kftz registration fees


Fees for issue of building permit:
This charge is per square meter of developed floor space.
Facilities other than buildings will be quoted separately.
Building permits will be required for new buildings or for major addition to existing buildings

Kuwaiti dinars

 

0.250 per m2

Issue of building permit


KUWAIT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FEES:

Kuwaiti dinars

Registration fees

400

Commercial licenses

250

Service licenses

500

Industrial licenses

On case basis

Special licenses

Issue of import/export permit


Kuwait chamber of commerce authentication fees for certificate of origin and commercial invoices.

Chamber of commerce fee in KD

Invoice amount in KD

Minimum KD 3/-

                            KD 2 /- per 1000

Up to KD 5000

Minimum KD 8/-

Maximum KD 18.750

KD 1.5 per 1000

From  KD 5000 - KD50000

Minimum KD 30/-

Maximum KD 50/-

KD 1/- per 1000

Over KD 50000


GUARANTEES

3 times salary

Employee guarantee

3 times monthly rent

Security deposit (all types of licenses )


INSURANCE
Each investor must provide third party liability and workman`s compensation.
Insurance for every employee sponsored by the Kuwait free trade zone.
CURRENT INVESTMENT COSTS
COST GUIDELINES FOR FACILITIES & UTILITIES
FACILITIES

Remarks

Monthly

Service

Charge KD/m2

Monthly

Cost

KD/m2

Rental facilities

Conveniently sized

plots of open land

0.225

0.375

Land

0.600

1.000

Pre-built warehouse

 

Or/and light

Industrial units

2.000

3.000

Office - unfurnished


UNTITIES

Remarks

Cost

Utility type

 

A one-time

Connecting fee made

Electricity supply

Details available upon application

0.012 fils per KW

Electricity cost

Details available upon application

2.000 KD per 1000/gallons

Water cost


These costs are correct at the time of printing and are subject to change.
The KFTZ provides services and assistance for all investors to obtain various other licenses and permits associated with residence and employment in the state of Kuwait. A list of the most common of these services , together with the current fees are listed below:
ENTRACE RESIDENCY AND CIVIL ID SERVICE

Kuwaiti dinars                                         

100.000

Entrance, residency and civil ID services (labor )

22.000

Residency renewal fee (labor)

300.000

Family residency fee (investor )

40.000

Transfer of residency fee

10.000

Visit visa extension fee

15.000

Work permit renewal fee

10.000

Civil ID renewal fee


DRIVER`S LICENS AND CARS REGISTRATION

Kuwaiti dinars                          

85.000

Issuing driver`s license (private )

100.000

Issuing driver`s  license (public)

15.000

Issuing driver`s license (motor cycle )

20.000

Driver`s license renewal (private or public)

20.000

Replacement of damaged driver`s license (private or public )

40.000

Replacement of lost driver`s license (private or public)

20.000

Car registration fee (private )

Excluding insurance

15.000

Renewal of car registration (private)

Excluding insurance

50.000

Car registration fee (public )

Excluding insurance

40.000

Renewal of car registration (public)

Excluding insurance

15.000

Motorcycle registration fee

15.000

Renewal of motorcycle registration

35.000

Car registration fee (private )

25.000

Renewal of bus registration (private)

40.000

Bus registration fee (public )

30.000

Renewal of bus registration (public)

25.000

Insurance for offices and warehouses


GATE PASS AND MAIL BOX SERVICE

Kuwaiti dinars                        

5.000

Gate pass ID

120.000

P.O Box fees

225.000

Post mail delivery


VARIOUS SERVICES

Kuwaiti dinars                       

10.000

Assisting in renting a car

5.000

Booking air tickets

15.000

Assisting in office furniture selection

20.000

Representation in embassies & counsel

20.000

Receiving in airports

15.000

Representation in front of government authorities (per hour)

20.000

Assisting in housing


GUIDELINE TO EMPLOYEE CHARGES
JOB CATEGORY

Manager

Senior

Supervi-

sor

Foreman

Secretarial

Clerical

Skilled

Semi

skilled

Un

skilled

Item

200

To

300

N/A

70

To

250

100

To

300

70

To

150

80

To

110

55

To

110

40

To

100

Monthly

Salary

KD

350

To

600

200

To

350

100

To

150

40

To

70

40

To

70

25

To

40

20

To

30

20

To

30

Monthly

Housing

allowance

48 hours spread over six days

Working

Hours

Per week

Not applicable

125% of basic pay for hours worked in overtime

Overtime

30 days

21 days

14 days

Annual

Paid

vacation

FREE

Medical

treatment

3000 KD is paid according to the free zone regulations for death or total disability.

Partial disability attracts proportionate compensation.

All compensation is payable by the employer.

Workman`s

Compen-

sation


NOTE: The amounts in this table are for your guidance only since salaries and allowances are negotiable.