Thursday , April 26 2018

Legal Clinic

Designation change from Engineers Visa to affect renewal of driving license.

My visa is going to expire on Dec 18 & My Driving license on Feb 19. My Visa is Engineers’ visa. Now due to these new rules related to engineer visa, if there is some problem & in my visa designation gets changed to something else, is it going to …

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Sponsor has right to refuse visa transfer

Hi, can we transfer Government Contracting Engineer Visa to Private Visa. My friend will finish 3 years in July, but his current project was cancelled in March, but his sponsor doesn’t want to transfer visa to any other company either to private visa or government visa. In this case what …

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Fear of loosing driving license if NOC not granted from Kuwait Society of Engineers

I am a civil engineer and my licence will expire in November 2018 and visa needs to be renewed before May 23, 2018. As per new engineer visa renewal if I do not get NOC from Kuwait Society of Engineer and my company extends my visa in any other category, …

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No need for Computer programmers to register in Kuwait Society of Engineers for NOC

I am BSc degree holder and my designation is Computer Programmer on work permit. As per new policy do I need to register in Kuwait Society of Engineers to renew my work permit or only engineers need to register in KSE. In this policy only for public sector or private …

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Applying for death certificate from Embassy – Family member/relative/friend

I would like to thank Arab Times for giving guidance to expat community on legal matters. I am an Indian and my father died 7 yrs back in Kuwait, we have misplaced his death certificate issued by Indian Embassy and now for legal matters need for having original copy has …

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Getting dependent visa for child

I and my wife are working here in Kuwait. We are both on visa 18. We have a baby who was born in Kuwait. Later I sent the baby to my home country. Then after two years we brought the baby to Kuwait on a visit visa. Now the baby …

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Transferring from company visa to project visa

I am working on a govt project as an industrial nurse for the last 3 years. But I came to Kuwait on farm visa in 2012. After I completed one year I changed to normal shoon visa (company visa). Now I got a good offer in a company, is it …

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Status of family visa if sponsors cancels his residence and comes back on new visa

Currently I am in Kuwait on a project visa. I came here first on a visit and the company transferred me to their project file in 2012. Later in 2016 I got another job and I changed my visa to current company project file. Now I found another job, but …

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Loan shark operations in Kuwait

I am looking for a legal advise as I am facing serious problem due to lack of my passport. I am residing in Kuwait since November 1998 and working in a private company. I took a loan of KD 2,000 from a private loan lender on 4th July 2017 at …

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Time limit to re-enter Kuwait on new work visa

Is there any time limit to re-enter Kuwait on new work visa after cancelling my current work visa? Name withheld Answer: No, there is no time limit. You can re-enter Kuwait anytime your new work visa is ready.   Kindly send your queries to arabtimes@arabtimesonline.com or admin@arabtimesonline.com Kindly go through …

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