Friday , November 24 2017

Legal Clinic

Company has not given probation letter – Can I get release from company

I came to Kuwait on Government Project visa and completed 9 months. Until now I didn’t receive my probation confirmation letter and also even I didn’t sign any official contract letters. Now i got another opportunity on the same governmental project with another company and my present company is saying …

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Visit visa transfer to dependent visa for an infant

Please let me know whether I can convert the visit visa of my daughter (2 months old) into residency after she comes to Kuwait. My salary is KD 300. Name withheld Answer: No, you cannot transfer your daughter’s visit visa to a family visa because your monthly salary of KD …

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Travelling on temporary visa

My company stamped temporary visa (Article 14) since they have some problems in their files and it is valid till Aug 8th, 2017. My family is having valid visa till September. My question is can they travel to India and come back before 8th August? Name withheld Answer: To be …

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Locally hired – Transfer from Project visa to Private visa

I am an engineer on a private company visa, I am getting transferred to another company but on project visa. I would like to know that as I am being locally hired so can I transfer again to any other private company from this project visa. Is there any restriction …

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Driving in Kuwait on temporary reisdence

Please advise, I have a valid Kuwaiti driving license, but my resident expired on June 9, 2017. Is it allowed or legal to drive in Kuwait with visa extension. Name withheld Answer: The validity of your license is tied to the validity of your residence and since your residence expired …

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Termination of services during pregnancy

I just want to ask for advice regarding my current situation in my company. I joined this construction company on Jan 9, 2017 and got pregnant during end of January. I informed the company of my situation and still they transferred my visa to their sponsorship last April 2017. Just …

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Visit visa salary cap to bring Mother-in-law – Wife pregnant

Hi, I would like to know salary details about visit visa. My salary is KD 250 & my husband salary also KD 250. Now I am pregnant, I want to bring my mother, is it possible to me? Name withheld Answer: Unfortunately you will not be able to apply for …

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Want to change job before 3 yrs of service for diploma holder

I have a diploma in Electronics. I have been working in Kuwait for the last 4 months in my current company. Is it possible to change my current sales executive visa to an engineer visa, because I got a good offer in an engineering company and my current sponsor has …

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