Sunday , November 19 2017

Legal Clinic

Indemnity Calculation

I have an inquiry regarding indemnity calculation. I’m working with my company since Jan 3, 2011 and I have decided to resign in June 2017. My salary now is KD 366.000 and I will have almost 20 days annual leave as of June 30, 2017. I have decided to stay …

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Procedure to obtain dependent visa

Can you advise what is the procedure to obtain dependent visa for my daughter aged 14 years who is in India. I meet the salary cap criteria. Name withheld Answer: You will need the following documents to apply for a dependent visa for your daughter: 1. Photocopy of your daughter’s …

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Original Passport required to do money transfer if you are on Visa 14 (Temporary residence)

Dear Sir, This is to acquire information on the residence status in Kuwait in the following circumstances. Due to some reasons the immigration department issues 3 or more months extension of residence under 14. ID of the person will be invalid during this period of extension. Please clarify whether the …

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Transfer of residence

I have a question regarding my residence transfer. I joined a company in November and they transferred my residence during my probation period there, within the probation period they decided to terminate my services and I got a new job immediately. My current company says they will transfer my residence …

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Driving license for Engineer

I am currently employed in a company in an administrative designation (salary 400+KD) at the same time I am having a BS in Computer Engineering (5 years). Kindly advise me if I am entitled to have a driving license. Name withheld Answer: We are sorry, but you cannot apply for …

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Family visa for wife

I am a staff nurse working in the private sector. My salary is KD 350. I want to know if I can apply for a family visa for my wife. Please give me reply. Name withheld Answer: No, you cannot, because your salary falls short of the KD 450 salary …

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Visit visa for one year old baby and transfer to dependent

Me and my husband are working in Kuwait. My husband’s salary is KD 250 and my salary is KD 300. Can we get visit visa for our 1-year-old baby and is it possible to transfer to dependent visa? Please give me correct answer. Name withheld Answer: Yes, you can apply …

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Dependent visa for a Daughter above 18 yrs old

I am an ardent reader of your newspaper and follow articles on the Legal Clinic as well. I thank you for the proper response to variety of problems. I have one query as below: My daughter was born in 1994 and we came to Kuwait in 2009 and she joined …

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Expose breach of contract

I am currently working in Kuwait, under contract. I’ve lived here 10 months and have been exposed to several episodes of concern, which I’d like to report. My employment contract outlines the following. We would like to offer you below benefits with daily 8 working hours, 6 days a week: …

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