If you are above 40 and applying for or renewing driving license, a visual checkup report is must. And the trickiest part is, if your photo in your apllication form is is with wearing spectacles, you don’t have to undergo these steps, If not, you will be instructed to undergo ophthalmological examination to make sure you have a clear eyesight.
You will be given an application form by the traffic department, with which you should visit the Qurtuba eye checkup center. The examination is free of cost.
Procedure for applying license in Kuwait
The applicant should visit the license section at the traffic department of the governorate. The documents needed includes the original passport, civil ID copies, two passport-size photographs, a letter of consent by the company if employed, the copy of the work permit issued by the Ministry of Social affairs and Labor or a letter of employment from the ministry and eye & blood test reports. New applicants however, will be asked to submit not just the above mentioned documents, but also an attested degree certificate and salary certificate showing a minimum monthly salary of KD 400, and there is exemption for some professions.
Courtesy: Kuwait Times