Wednesday , July 18 2018

Legal Clinic

Rental contract signed in haste – How to cancel the contract?

I have just signed a new rental contract, hastefully, being under pressure. The next day I found that the apartment is not ready — bathroom fittings are broken and not replaced as promised, so I decided not to move in. How can I revoke my signature, cancel the contract, whatever …

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Changing of driving license from Driver to Safety officer

I am working as a safety officer in a company under KOC contract on driver designation – (work permit), because of my company requirements for the above mentioned position they made my licence with driver designation in April 2014, and I got 10 years validity licence up to 2024 when …

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My wife is pregnant and delivery will be done in Kuwait – Dependent visa for new born

I am working in a private company holding visa 18 … my monthly basic salary is KD 300+KD 120 allowance. My wife is also working in a private company holding visa category 18 and has a montly basic of KD 250+KD 50 allowance. My wife is pregnant and delivery will …

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Factory visa transfer to restaurant

I am presently working in factory. Now I would like to transfer my visa to restaurant. But I heard there is no possibility of transferring any factory visa to any other visa. But I initially came to Kuwait on restaurant visa. Last three transfers were to different restaurants. But now …

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Family visa for daughter

My daughter was born here in Kuwait, she obtained a residence permit under my sponsorship. My wife and I are working here in Kuwait. We have decided to send our daughter to our home country and let her visa expire, then we bring her back here in Kuwait through visit …

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Visit visa extension

My wife and child are on visit visa valid till 18-Oct-2017 Shall I apply for extension of Visit Visa? To apply for extension before how many days I need to approach immigration dept for extension Please advise. Name withheld Answer: Visit visa for immediate family (wife and children) members has …

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Driving license for Asst. Accountant

First I would like to thank you for your valuable information for Arab Times readers. I am 16 months old in Kuwait, I am master degree holder and my salary is KD 450. Designation is Asst Accountant. Kindly let me know am I eligible for driving license. Name withheld Answer: …

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Work permit tied to residence

I am a resigned employee of a private company waiting indefinitely to go on exit after receiving ‘final settlement’. My ‘work permit’ was cancelled in April 2017 soon after the notice period while visa and civil ID is valid up to Feb, 2018. Kindly advise whether it is permitted to …

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Taking action on Sexual harassment

I am 18 years old, and I am a survivor of sexual assault. I saw your ‘Sexual Harassment’ post dating back to the 17th of October 2016, and I would like to address some of my own queries if you will. 7 months ago, I was raped by a stranger …

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Obtaining Birth Certificate

I am asking this query on behalf of my cousin. She was born in Kuwait in 1978. However her birth certificate has been misplaced. Both her parents have passed away. She does not even know her civil ID number if it was issued at that time. How can she avail …

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