Monday , October 22 2018

Legal Clinic

Requirements to obtain a driving licence

I want know if I am eligible for a driving licence with following credentials. 1. Salary on the work permit KD 600. 2. I am graduate in B.Com and my degree certificate is attested and translated. 3. I am a resident since January 2012 in Kuwait and working in my …

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How many months Mother-in-law can stay on visit visa? – Wife pregnant

My wife is now pregnant and I want her to deliver in Kuwait hospital. I and my mother in law have come to Kuwait and staying here for the last three months so that she can take care of the new baby but now her visit visa is only for …

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Salary requirement to obtain dependent visa

How much salary is required to obtain family visa in Kuwait? Name withheld Answer: To apply for a family visa, the husband has to earn a monthly salary of KD 450 or more. Under Kuwait law, it is only the husband who can sponsor the wife and children on family …

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Exemption from salary to apply for driving license

Apologies if this is repeated. I tried searching your archives guess I didn’t do a good job searching. My question is quite simple. I am an accountant, the same is mentioned in my Iqama, I earn about KD 400 a month. And I have been in Kuwait for over two …

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Terminated from job for being absent for 7 days

I was terminated from my company due to being absent for 7 days. And I want to go for emergency vacation since my mother is sick, can that happen? Answer: If the termination of your appointment has been followed with the cancellation of your residency, then you can only leave …

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Terminated from job

I am an Indian & joined a company in Kuwait on employment visa from 28th April 2018 & since then I am working. Now I got termination letter from my employer as on Sept 1, 2018 with a notice period of 3 months stating that the last working day would …

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Can an Accountant get NOC to obtain a driving license?

I am working as an accountant in a company for the last one and half years. My salary is KD 500 and designation is accountant in my work permit. Am I eligible for taking driving licence? Is KD 600 salary bar is applicable to accountant also? Name withheld Answer: As …

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Need to amend Law No. 68/2015 to protect household workers

The Domestic Labor Law failed to protect the rights of domestic workers despite the fact that this is the latest law issued to regulate household workers’ rights and obligations. The law has no stipulation on a lot of domestic workers’ rights. It does not stipulate penalties in case of criminal …

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Cancelling wife’s dependent visa – Wife outside Kuwait

I want to cancel my wife’s family visa (22) but she’s in India and she can’t travel here because of medical reasons. Can I cancel her visa without she being here? I have her original Civil ID. Name withheld Answer: To be able to cancel your wife’s family visa, you …

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Extending of Parents visit visa

My mother came on visit visa on Sept 6, 2018 and validity in only one month. I want to extend my mother’s visa for 1 week effective from Oct 6, 2018. Could you please advise whether 1 week extension is possible or not. Also advise any other alternative solution. Name …

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