Sunday , October 21 2018

Legal Clinic

Transfer of factory visa – Came to Kuwait on company visa

My colleague entered Kuwait on company visa 18. He later shifted to factory visa and was there for 4 years. Can he transfer to company visa again? What is the procedure? Name withheld Answer: Since he first entered Kuwait on company visa (18) but later transferred to factory visa, we …

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Arab Times answering legal questions

I would simply like to inquire how to go about posting a question in the ‘Legal Clinic’ part of the website. I have registered an account in the webmaster, however the option to request for question is not visible anywhere within the ‘Legal Clinic’ page. I have sensitive matter that …

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Procedure to obtain family visa for those born outside Kuwait

I would like to inquire about the new and recent procedure for family visa for my baby born in India; she is 1 year 6 months now. When she was born my husband’s salary was not KD 450, now in his new work permit he has KD 450 salary and …

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Driving license obtained on basis of Muscat driving license – Change in profession cancel it?

I came to Kuwait as a teacher six months ago, with a salary of KD 400. Now I want to change my profession to marketing personnel. I obtained a licence in between (based on my valid Muscat licence). Now, if I change my profession, will may licence be invalid? Please …

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Is it mandatory for a Manager to work for 3 yrs if hired from abroad?

I’m an Indian and have an offer letter to work as deputy finance manager. I’m an MBA holder and certificates are attested. My question is: Is it mandatory to work for three years since I’m a direct recruit from India even if company is ready to give a release? Offer …

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Bachelor of science working as Safety Engineer does require NOC from KSE

I am a bachelor of science degree holder and department is information & computer science (industrial engineering). Currently my designation is Safety Engineer on work permit. As per new policy, do I have to register in KSE to renew my visa? Name withheld Answer: To the best of our knowledge, …

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Even if your Sponsor gives release before 3 yrs of work, Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour may object

I completed my Bachelor of Electrical & Electronics Engineering in 2007 from Stamford University, Bangladesh and have already 10 years of working experience. However, I came to Kuwait on 27/1/2017 with a supervisor (Project/18/Shoon) visa and working as an Electrical Engineer at a local company in Kuwait but on last …

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Indemnity salary calculation on 26 days not 30 days

I searched the archives but didn’t find this specific question. My school calculates indemnity at 15/30, not 15/26 days for the first 5 years. The English version of the Labor Law (2010) simply says “a fifteenday- wage for every one year of service of the first five years” is to …

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Charity needed to pay of my debts

I don’t know this is a right or not but something needs to be done to get out of my situation. I am in debts from top to bottom and need monetary assistance. If your company or channel can help that would be great. I am sure there must be …

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Plastic surgeons face jail if they fail to satisfy customers

Plastic surgeons unlike medical surgeons are required by law to give their best to the total satisfaction of their customers. Give them what they have asked for, nothing more nothing less. Plastic surgeons can end up in jail if they fail to satisfy their customers or if something goes wrong. …

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