Monday , January 22 2018

Legal Clinic

Transfer work visa to a new employer

With regards to the above, I would like to know whether it is possible to transfer to a new employer under following circumstances. The person have been working in Kuwait for more than 4-5 years and have been locally transferred and worked with 2-3 companies before. Right now he is …

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Driving licence valid upto 2024- Came back to Kuwait on new visa

I was in Kuwait and hold driving licence valid till 2024. I left Kuwait and will come back to join a new company. Now I have recently renewed my passport from India and new visa will be processed based on new passport. Will I get same civil ID number, so …

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Visa restrictions on Pakistani nationals

Are there any visa (Kuwait) restrictions on Pakistani nationals, specially for professional engineers? Name withheld Answer: Yes, for some time now there have been visa restrictions on Pakistani nationals regardless of their job description or type of visa. Under these restrictions, visa applicants are required to go through the security …

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Documents needed to renew driving license

Dear Sir, I seek your advice concerning the requirements needed nowadays to renew driving licences. I am working for a private company since 1994 as an Accountant (Accounts Manager) with basic salary of KD 650. This profession and salary are mentioned in my work permit. May I know what other …

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Indemnity calculation for Outsourced company

I am working for an exchange firm … outsourced from an HR company past five and half years. I resigned from there. I am getting KD 579 as last salary. 21 days leave days are balance. How much indemnity I have the right to get? Name withheld Answer: Your indemnity …

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Visit visa for Brother-in-law

Dear Sir, can I get visit visa for my brother-in-law (wife’s brother) and his wife for a short visit in Kuwait? Kindly advise. Name withheld Answer: Yes, you can if you earn a monthly salary of KD 300 or above. It is worth adding that in a bid to curtail …

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Validity of Driving Licence – Came back to Kuwait on New Visa

I got a driving licence in 1996. My licence expired on April 6, 2017. Now I am on a new visa (18) and the profession mentioned is ‘Labourer’. My old profession was Spare Parts Incharge. I just arrived one month ago on the new visa. I heard that under new …

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Company not accepting resignation, passport with company

I am working as an engineer for a company for the past seven years in Kuwait. My visa is company visa only. Now I got an opening with very good salary in another company. My company is not accepting my resignation. My passport is with the company. I don’t know …

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Applying for dependent visa

Good day.. I need a further assist about this. I’m going to visit my husband by using visit visa and will be back in my hometown before the time limit. But the question is, Is there any period that I need to wait getting another visa? Is it true that …

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Indemnity not received

I am a one regular reader of Legal Clinic in Arab Times. It is an excellent job you are doing. Thank you for that. I have two important queries. 1. I am a qualified B.Tech Civil Engineer. From August 2013 to December 2016, I worked for well known EPC contractor …

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