Sunday , November 19 2017

Legal Clinic

Release from company

Sir/madam, good day to your good office. I resigned from my company last April 1, 2017, and I stated that I will only be working until July 1, 2017 for the company. The management told me that the first day of my resignation will be the time when they approve …

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Oral termination

I have been terminated orally but not have received a termination letter neither an offi cial warning prior (oral or written) by my sponsor. Can I have the telephone number/ Whatsapp to a legal representative to ask him a few questions. Name withheld Answer: We are sorry, but we do …

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Medically unfit – Can I apply for dependent visa for my Wife?

I am working in a hospital under the Ministry of Health. I tried family visa for my wife. She was unfit medically. They told me to try after six months. Now 3 months only completed. I plan to bring her to Kuwait on family visa. Is it possible? If she …

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Resigning before 3 yrs of service

I am currently working at a retail center since May 2016. I need to know something. My company required notice period of 3 months when someone resigns. If I want to resign in 18 months, I have to give resignation in 15 months right? Sir, can you tell me as …

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Sick leave days

I need to know if sick leave days 15 days calendar or working days. Name withheld Answer: Sick leave can only be authorized by a medical doctor and it is granted to a worker to undergo treatment or to recuperate. To answer your question 15 days means 15 days and …

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Transfer from Dependent visa to Work Visa

My wife has been in Kuwait with me for 5 years now. She has now got a job. With the current rules, is it possible to convert the dependent visa #22 to work visa # 18. Name withheld Answer: Yes it is possible to convert dependent visa (22) to work …

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Ground floor tenants to vacate

I am living in the ground floor of a old building in Mangaf. Has there recently been a rule passed that all ground floor tenants are to vacate by April 25? Name withheld Answer: To the best of our knowledge, no such rule has been made and indeed we cannot …

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Leaving Kuwait for good without cancelling residence

I have been working in Kuwait for the past 8 years. Now I am planning to move to Malaysia since all my family members are there. Now If I go to Malaysia without cancelling my work permit in Kuwait will there be any problem in getting an employment visa in …

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Company refusing to give release due to close contact with Shoun

Please I’m sorry for disturbing you again … please reply to my previous question if the company has the right not to release the employee even if she’s working 10 consecutive years in the company … because the company said I cannot resign until February 2018 because of their close …

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Validity of Dependent visa

I am working as an engineer and I meet the salary criteria for sponsoring dependent visa for my wife. I heard from my friends that the validity of the dependent visa has been reduced from 3 months to 1 month. However I couldn’t find any authentic information on this. Kindly …

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