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Company refusing to give release although completed 4 yrs

I am a engineer. My company terminated me from my services today (23-12-2017) and the last working day will be on 22-03-2018. But my residence is valid up to 02-02-2018 only. I already got the other job offer. I asked for a local release but my company refused to give …

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10 yrs back driving license issued on designation of “driver” will it change now with new rule?

My driving license was issued on Oct 10, 2012 for 10 years with designation ‘driver’. But now my designation in my new company is being changed to ‘reporter’. Please advise whether after my designation change my driving license will get cancelled or not? Name withheld Answer: ‘Driver’ is one of …

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Transferring from a Private Project visa to another company

My company hired me as a Civil Engineer from India on August 2013 on a Government visa for a Government Project in Kuwait. This project was for 2 years and in 2015 August I was transferred to another private project with the same company. Now I am still continuing with …

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3 months visit visa duration

Dear Sir/Madam, Kindly requesting you to clarify the below with information and advise. I am an Indian national, with work permit salary KD 500, in private sector. I would like to bring my motherin- law to Kuwait on visit visa, her age is 62, will I be able to take …

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Transferring of family visit visa to dependent visa

I have one question: My family (wife & 1-year-old daughter) are on visit Visa; if I want to transfer them to family visa is it possible? My salary is KD 450. Name withheld Answer: Unfortunately you cannot transfer your wife’s Visit Visa to a family Visa since this practice has …

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Final settlement for termination

I joined my present company on March 8, 2016 on a project visa. My residency valid for 3 years till March 8, 2019. I received the termination letter on Nov 19, and end date is Nov 30. I have accepted the same; please let me know what the final settlement …

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Factory visa transferred to company visa – Can I transfer to another company?

Sir when I came to Kuwait I was on factory visa. After 4 years I transferred my visa to another company (not factory), now my visa is company visa, can I transfer my visa to any other company? Name withheld Answer: First of all, ascertain from your company representative (mandoub) …

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Job designation change affects the validity of driving licence

My driving licence was issued on Aug 24, 2014 for 10 years with designation ‘driver’. But now my designation in my new company is being changed to ‘technician’. Please advise whether after my designation change my driving license will get cancelled or not? Name withheld Answer: The job designations, which …

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Immigration department asking for birth certificate to apply for visa Parents / In-laws

Good day, Thank you for your valuable comments on legal clinic which help us a lot. I have a query related to visit visa for parents. When one of my friend went to apply for visit visa for his motherin- law, the official from the Immigration Department told us to …

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How many months should I wait before transferring from Visa 22 to 18

I just want to ask and confirm how many months I should wait so I can start to apply as I am now a visa 22? I am planning to get a job to transfer to visa 18. I was working here with visa 18 before but I resigned and …

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