Legal Clinic

Salary higher then what is mentioned on Izn-e-amal – Can I sponsor my wife?

I would like to ask a question. My residency was renewed on the Dec 4, 2016 for a period of 2 years expiring on Dec 3, 2018. My basic salary at the point of renewal was KD 425. My allowances were KD 75. Also, I had approximately KD 150 as …

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Change in designation from teacher to accountant – Will my driving licence get cancelled?

I was working as teacher now going to change the profession to accountant. I have a driving licence. Will it get cancelled or not. I got the driving licence when I was working as a teacher. Name withheld Answer: No, your driving licence will not be cancelled because under the …

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Heavy duty driving license to light license

Thank you for all the great legal advices and guidance you are providing for the expats in Kuwait. I received my heavy-duty driving license in 2006 and which expire in 2017. My job title was driver. Now I have changed my job and joined United Nations (Article 17) as security …

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Payment against notice period

Assalamualaikum sir, I am working in a reputed company. I resigned my position and I want to leave after 50 days and I am ready to pay the remaining 40 days notice period. But my manager is not approving it. Is it possible to leave after paying 40 days due. …

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Annual leave during notice period

I am working with a company since March 2009 and I gave my resignation in May 2017. I have 35 days annual leave. My question is can I forego this annual leave and work for another 2 more months to complete the 3 months notice period. Or can the company …

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School charging more fees then approved by the ministry

Recently I visited the Private Department of the Ministry of Education to enquire about the fee structure in Indian schools. I was shocked to see that for the past 5 years the school that my kids go to are charging us a fee almost 40% higher than what was approved …

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Hired from home country – Transfer of visa before 3 yrs

Can you please clarify on the issues below? Company hired me from India for the post of accountant and I have a university degree. I have completed one year and two months on company residency. Question A: If I got new job will I get release from the company? B: …

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Co-operative society visa

I am a graduate in Accounting. I have been working in a co-operative society (supermarket) as a cashier since 20-6-2013 under this co-operative society visa. Recently I got a job opportunity in another company in the Accounting section. So, I offered my resignation to my manager to relieve me from …

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Transfer of visa for graduates and Transfer of Farm Visa

Is it possible to transfer my visa (salesman) to another company as I got a good opportunity. I have been working for 3 months in my current company. Also I have professional degree certificate (BTech) and my current sponsor has no objection on visa transfer. Name withheld Answer: Since you …

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Applying for driving license for an IT professional

I am new in Kuwait and will be completing one year by next month, I have degree certificate all attested as per procedure and residency stamp as computer profession (I am an IT profession) salary in Eznamal also given KD 600. Can I apply for driving license next month? Or …

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