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Legal Clinic

Transfer from visit visa to family visa for infants

I have been with my wife and daughter in Kuwait for the past 3 years. I would like to bring my son who is in India on visit visa. Can I change his visa to family visa after he enters Kuwait? My son age: 2 years one month by the …

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How to check which category is my visa

I am working in Kuwait, please help me on how to check whether my visa is factory visa or company visa. Name withheld Answer: The type of visa one holds is normally stated in the work and residence permits. The problem is normally with holders of visa 18 which has …

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School Holidays

I would like to take your advice on the school vacation schedules. There is an Indian school which gives very less summer holidays (2 months) compared to other schools (3 months) in Kuwait. This school also operates until 3:00 pm and still the holidays are less. While this point is …

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Project visa release

I would like to ask for your legal advice. I am currently working on a project visa. I will be completing my one-year contract this coming Oct 25, 2017. My questions are 1. If I get hired by another company, can I get release from my current company after completing …

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Transfer of visa for separated woman from Family to Work

I am a Pakistani woman on a family visa in Kuwait but my husband and his family sent me back to Pakistan. Now, I want to return to Kuwait and work there as they left me with nothing. Is it possible to extend my visa without the involvement of my …

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Breach of contract by hospital management

I joined a private hospital on 13-7-2016 as staff nurse and successfully completed my probation period on 20-10-2016. I passed the MoH Licence exam on 12-10- 2016. From this date I am performing all the work and responsibilities of a Staff Nurse. My qualification is Diploma in General Nursing and …

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Indemnity for terminated staff and utilization of leave during notice period

I need to understand the process of indemnity calculation, I joined the company on Nov 1, 2011. I had been terminated from the company, due to the restructuring and cutting down the cost of administration. Notice was served to me on July 27, 2017 with 3 months notice, therefore my …

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Transferring back to company visa from factory visa

I have one small question with regards to residency transfer. Just wanted to know my first employer was Co WLL and now I got transferred to factory visa (company to factory visa). Would it be possible for me to transfer back to Co WLL from factory visa (factory to company …

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Government project visa transfer

First of all, I would like to express my sincere appreciation to Arab Times legal clinic wing for providing such a helpfull information. I am a B.Com graduate (certificated attested) and came to Kuwait on a government project visa to July 2006. I never transferred any company since I came …

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Sponsoring / stamping residence of new born

Is the new rule for having a visa for new born baby which requires the father to earn a minimum monthly salary of KD 450 already being implemented? My husband iznil amal salary is only KD 150, but his actual salary is KD 235. For me my iznil amal salary …

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