Monday , February 19 2018

Legal Clinic

Contract signed for 2 yrs – Can I get release after 2 yrs

I’m currently working for an exchange company in Kuwait. I have signed a 2 year contract with them I’m at point of almost completing my contract. Can I ask for release from my company after completion of my contract? Please let me know about the laws if I am denied …

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Terminated before 3 yrs of service – Can I transfer

Before, I was working in another company with non-transferable visa. Now my current company provided me a new visa (transferable) and I was hired abroad but due to some reason I faced termination before completing 3 years with current employer. So in this case of termination do I have the …

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Transfer of Factory visa to other company of same sponsor

I have been working in Kuwait for a well reputed construction Company. I had a good opportunity to join a contracting company but when my new company enquired my Visa was Masna (Factory Visa) so I couldn’t tansfer. This is my first company and I was hired from India. My …

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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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