Saturday , April 21 2018

Legal Clinic

Time period to wait to convert from Family to Work visa

How long does one need to wait to convert the family visa to work visa, what is the minimum duration to get the visa transfer? Is it one year? Name withheld Answer: Yes, it is one year if you do not hold a university degree but if you are a …

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Can I bring my 2 yr old child from India to Kuwait?

I am working in the private sector with a salary of KD 300 and my wife is also working with Visa No. 18 with salary KD 300. My 2-yrold child is in India now. Can I bring my child to Kuwait. Name withheld Answer: Yes, you can bring your child …

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Visit visa to Dependent visa transfer from infant born outside Kuwait

My salary is KD 320. I brought my wife and child (infant) 1-yearold in Kuwait visit visa. Is it possible to change my son’s visa to dependent visa? Please advise. Name withheld Answer: Sorry, but you cannot transfer your son’s visit to a dependent visa because your KD 320 monthly …

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Dependent visa for a Son above 21 yrs of age

I would like to know if I can get a ‘dependent’ visa for my 28-yearold son and if so, what are the visa charges. I am an engineer by profession and my salary is over KD 1,000. If he comes from India on a dependent visa, can the visa be …

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3 months notice period mandatory

I am expat with over 5 years on site constructing a major public works project 6 days per week. Upon return from annual leave on Aug 5, I received project demob letter dated July 27, 2017. It said my last day on the project is Sept 30. I have been …

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Factory visa transfer to any other company

May I know the possibilities of transferring my visa from factory to any other company, I came here on a factory visa before 3 years profession — production engineer, so any advantages for engineers to do it. Name withheld Answer: In as much as you were brought to Kuwait on …

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Services terminated – “I have bank loans to pay”

My services are terminated by the employer and I am on three months’ notice period (remaining notice period is 15 days only). Please note that my Iqama will be valid for 3 months from the last working day. I am having some loans in bank and other institutions and I …

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Sponsoring Husband and Child on compassionate grounds

I am working in a private company with a salary of KD 650 per month. My husband quit the job recently due to health issues. He is already above 60 years now. Child is sponsored by him. Now my question is — Can I sponsor both of them on my …

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Came on Family visa – How to transfer to Private Company visa, cost and reverse transfer

I came to Kuwait a few days ago. I have only entry visa, and I have done medical checkup for dependent visa. Can you tell me the procedure if I now get a job? Can my visa be transferred from Article 22 to Article 18? How much it costs? And …

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Single mom wants to sponsor kids on dependent visa

I have been working in a private clinic for 13 years. I have 7-month-old twin babies with visit visa here in Kuwait. My basic salary is KD 520 but in my work permit it is KD 400 only. Possible to change their visit visas to dependent visa? I don’t have …

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