Wednesday , September 19 2018

Legal Clinic

Wife applying visa for Husband

I just want to inquire if I can apply for a family visa for my husband? and how? thank you! Name withheld Answer: No, you can’t. Under Kuwait law it is only the man who can sponsor his family members on dependent visa. You can only invite your husband to …

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Notice period on temporary residence

I am working as Mechanical Supervisor in Kuwait and my contract and visa is expiring in October 2017. Is it possible to cancel without 3 months notice period in the company. Company is compelling to take temporary residence and to complete the notice period. Is there any solution for this? …

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Violation of Contract

I am working with a packaging factory as a Sales Manager. My remuneration package includes a base salary+commissions on a slab basis upon achieving targets on a month by month basis. In addition there are other trading items on which I receive commissions too. The agreement I had with the …

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Government Project visa transfer to Private company visa

I am university degree holder and worked in a reputed private company for almost 9 years. Recently I resigned from this company and joined in a new private company. Now I finished my probation period with new company and one month back my visa was transferred. When I checked the …

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Baby to be born in Kuwait – Salary below KD 450/-

I am working in the private sector as physiotherapist. I would like to know that if it is essential to have minimum KD 450 salary to make residence for baby born in Kuwait. My wife is on dependent visa and expected due date is in December 2017. I have below …

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Transferring of residence to another company

I have been working in a local Kuwaiti contracting company for the last 18 months. My question is after how many years can I seek transfer to another company in Kuwait. Name withheld Answer: If your current company brought you to Kuwait from your home country, then you have to …

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Indemnity still not paid by company after 5 mnts – Expat leaving Kuwait for good

I am a resigned employee of a private company (with 12 years service) waiting to exit Kuwait. I have waited for 5 months without work and income (after the notice period of 3 months!) to get my ‘Indemnity’; but it seems my company is not going to settle it soon. …

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Absence in country over 6 months

I have a question with regard to my baby’s residency. He was born in Kuwait and he is now 7 months old. For some treatment he left Kuwait on April 1, after he finished all his residency paper works. By end of September he will lose his residency due to …

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Want to resign after two years – Hired from abroad

Good day, I have a question. I was hired from my country and brought to Kuwait. I signed a contract for only two years and I am going to complete my contract in the second week of December. I had a better opportunity and I am planning to resign this …

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Filipina married to Pakistani – Children in Pakistan, want to bring them back

I need your advise. I am Filipina, married to a Pakistani man and our children are in Pakistan. They were born here but for some reason we have decided to keep them in Pakistan. Now we want to bring them back here but I’m a bit worried as my husband’s …

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