Ministry of Communication have announced the 5th Kuwait National Renumbering Plan  which will take place starting from 17th Oct 2008. The plan is as follows:

1. Adding the digit (1) to commercial operators numbers currently starting with 8.

2. Adding the digit (2) to all residential numbers.

3. Adding the digit (6) to all Wataniya numbers.

4. Adding the digit (9) to all Zain numbers.

5. The three digits numbers (e.g. 777, 113, etc.) will remain the same.