Legal Clinic

Can I drive in Kuwait with my Kuwait driving licence? – UAE based company staff transferred to Kuwait

My Kuwait driving licence is valid till September 2018. However I cancelled my visa/Civil ID and I returned to home country (India) 3 months ago. Now I joined another company in UAE and I got the work visa stamped on my passport and Emirates ID here in Dubai. With this …

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Medical test result

I have been selected for an oil and gas company for the post of Civil Engineer. My work visa came last week and I went for medical test in Cochin, India. Please note that I have been working in Kuwait for the last 4 years. Since, I shifted to another …

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Documents required to exit the country without stamping residence for Infant

Kindly request you to clarify whether it is really required to stamp the residency for infant baby if we are planning to exit the country before 60 days of his birth? And is it possible to exit the country by using the passport alone without stamping the residency? Name withheld …

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Transferring from Govt Project visa to Private company visa

With regard to the subject, I came to Kuwait under a govt project visa in 2012. I have transferred to another govt project under a different sponsor in 2016. Now I have gotten a new offer from a private company. Is it possible for me to transfer to the private …

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Suspicious about visa trading

I came to Kuwait 3 months ago. I am on Visa No. 18. Now I have been offered a better job. My sponsor has already given me the transfer. Can I transfer my visa to a new company. I am a attested degree holder. My visa transferring if possible.? Please …

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Driving license for an Engineer

  I have been working as a Civil Engineer in Kuwait for almost 3 years. In my work permit, designation is mentioned as Civil Engineer and I have a valid Engineering degree. But my salary is KD 500 only. Am I eligible for getting a driver’s licence in Kuwait. Thank …

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Driving License for Salesman

Is it possible to obtain a driving license as my profession is given as fruit seller (salesman). Name withheld Answer: Your profession is only taken into consideration if you are seeking exemption from meeting some or all the requirements needed to be granted a driving license. Your profession will however …

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Licensing the rights to a third party’s Intellectual Property

This past Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018, I had the pleasure of attending the D1 MEET UP, a monthly networking event for the Kuwaiti creative community, hosted by Dina Al-Mallak and Jassim Burhama of CEE Network, and Masscreation Productions. This month’s meet up featured Raed Al-Hout, US Patent and Trademark Office …

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Company file closed – Visa on article 14 – Can I transfer to another company?

I am currently holding Article 14 visa, my Civil ID expired on Dec 6, 2017, after that my company made 3 months visa up to March 5, 2018 and in Kuwait I completed 2 years 3 months in same company, I am working as engineer in a private company under …

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From July 1st 2018 – No recruitment for Expats graduates below 30 yrs

Require your kind clarification regarding the new law which is to be implemented by July 1, 2018. No recruitment of expatriate graduates below 30 years starting from July 31st. Is this law applicable for the graduates below 30 years who are already working in Kuwait? I am 27 years of …

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