Legal Clinic

Driving license for a nurse

I need advice to apply for a driving licence. My designation is ‘personnel officer’, my actual salary is KD 450, but in my work permit only KD 270 is mentioned. With this salary am I eligible to apply for a driving licence in Kuwait? Answer: No, you can’t apply for …

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Applying for Work Visa in Kuwait

Can you please answer my below questions: I was working in Kuwait on 18 visa before 1.5 years back for 2 years. When I left I cancelled my visa. Now I have got an offer from a company. I just want to know that if I apply for work visa …

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Date wage calculation begins is 1st day of probation period

While the Kuwaiti Labor Law provides that either the employer or employee can terminate an employment agreement during the probation period without a notice and if terminated by the employer then they must settle any end of service benefits. While many parties understand this legal concept, many are confused when …

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Release of Project Visa

I am employed on a project visa (government KOC project) for last 18 months. I would like to know, If i get job offer from another company in Kuwait and my current employers releases me, can i get the transfer. Awaiting for the response. Name withheld Answer: Yes, if your …

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Visit visa extension for wife

I am from India, my wife is in Kuwait for 3 months visit visa. Is it possible to extend my spouse visit visa for 1 or 2 months more? Please let me know if it’s possible, please guide me. Name withheld Answer: No, your wife’s visit visa cannot be extended …

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Salary limit for family visa

What is the new salary limit for family visa, is it still KD 450 or reduced? Reply me please. Name withheld Answer: Minimum salary required to apply for a family visa is KD 450 per month. To the best of our knowledge, this amount hasn’t been reduced or increased.   …

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Documents required to obtain visit visa for parents

Thanks for the Legal Clinic for providing right opinion. I would like to know the documents required for obtaining visit visa for parents. I heard that to get visit visa one of the documents was birth certificate of applicant. Could you please clarify whether birth certificate is a must or …

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Another Visit Visa after 6 months

I am on Kuwait residence visa for past 3 years. My monthly salary is KD 4,500. I recently had my wife and son on family visa for past 2 years but as this was not really required, as they were mostly at home in Indonesia, I cancelled the residence. My …

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Company closing due to financial and family issues

I am an Indian engineer now working in a private trading company in Kuwait. I have seen few articles by you on the labour law clarification in newspapers and hence I seek your kind advice on my below issues. I have been working in this private company since April 2010 …

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Information needed

I wanted some information. I am not sure if I am contacting the right department. I am an Indian girl and got an alliance (Indian) who is working in Kuwait for the last few years and eligible for dependant visa according to him and he is working in a money …

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