Tuesday , October 17 2017

Legal Clinic

Renewal of baby’s residence – Salary cap below 450 KD

1. My salary is KD 250. In May I need to renew my baby’s visa. She was born in Kuwait. Will we be able to renew her residence. 2. My wife was working in Kuwait University from Feb 2011 to 2016 March. After that she resigned and joined some other …

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Acquiring new driving license criteria

I have a query on the eligibility criteria for applying for a driving license. My work permit states salary as KD 506 and my designation “accountant.” Am I eligible to apply for a driving license or does the salary need to be KD 600? Kindly guide please. Name withheld Answer: …

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Indemnity calculation is based on remuneration received

I was terminated and the company HR told me that the indemnity was to be based on my basic salary only. My basic salary was KD 1441 and I was entitled to get up to KD 500 as a house rent allowance but company paid KD 450 as I produced …

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Pakistani national visa for wife and kids

I’m a Pakistani nationality holder working in Kuwait from October 2003, my salary is KD 540 and job designation Civil Site supervisor for the last three years. Is it possible for me to apply for a visit visa for my wife and kids? Name withheld Answer: You are entitled to …

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Annual leave during resignation notice period

I’ve been working with my employer for 1 year now and I decided to resign. I want to know, if I can still take my paid annual leave within the 3 months notice period upon my resignation? My 3 months notice period will finish in May but I want to …

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Degree/visa problem

I am an accountant having a Bachelor of Commerce degree from an Indian university and my profession on the work is Accountant. Based on my profession I was granted a driving license on Feb 1, 2012. Now while transferring my visa to another project the mandoob (company representative) says MOSAL …

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Visa for Pakistanis if visa application rejected

My wife is pregnant and I want a one month visit visa for my mother- in-law. My salary is KD 500+. I went twice to the Immigration Department but on both occasions they rejected my application because I am a Pakistani. So what is the way to get a visa …

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Salary deduction

I went on unpaid vacation from Dec 20-29, 2016. I applied for this period only and returned to work on Jan 3, as Dec 30-31 was weekend. I returned to Kuwait on Jan 1 and Jan 1 was national holiday and Jan 2, 2017 sick leave. So in this scenario …

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Company says will pay indemnity as mention on work permit and not on what is transferred in bank

I am daily reader of the Legal Clinic. I really appreciate the help provided by you on all the legal issues. I am terminated and serving the 3 months’ notice period now. I am regularly being paid KD 1,000 as salary in bank (last 11 months) and my work permit …

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