Tuesday , November 21 2017

Legal Clinic

Services terminated – “I have bank loans to pay”

My services are terminated by the employer and I am on three months’ notice period (remaining notice period is 15 days only). Please note that my Iqama will be valid for 3 months from the last working day. I am having some loans in bank and other institutions and I …

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Sponsoring Husband and Child on compassionate grounds

I am working in a private company with a salary of KD 650 per month. My husband quit the job recently due to health issues. He is already above 60 years now. Child is sponsored by him. Now my question is — Can I sponsor both of them on my …

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Single mom wants to sponsor kids on dependent visa

I have been working in a private clinic for 13 years. I have 7-month-old twin babies with visit visa here in Kuwait. My basic salary is KD 520 but in my work permit it is KD 400 only. Possible to change their visit visas to dependent visa? I don’t have …

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Rental contract signed in haste – How to cancel the contract?

I have just signed a new rental contract, hastefully, being under pressure. The next day I found that the apartment is not ready — bathroom fittings are broken and not replaced as promised, so I decided not to move in. How can I revoke my signature, cancel the contract, whatever …

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Changing of driving license from Driver to Safety officer

I am working as a safety officer in a company under KOC contract on driver designation – (work permit), because of my company requirements for the above mentioned position they made my licence with driver designation in April 2014, and I got 10 years validity licence up to 2024 when …

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Factory visa transfer to restaurant

I am presently working in factory. Now I would like to transfer my visa to restaurant. But I heard there is no possibility of transferring any factory visa to any other visa. But I initially came to Kuwait on restaurant visa. Last three transfers were to different restaurants. But now …

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Family visa for daughter

My daughter was born here in Kuwait, she obtained a residence permit under my sponsorship. My wife and I are working here in Kuwait. We have decided to send our daughter to our home country and let her visa expire, then we bring her back here in Kuwait through visit …

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Visit visa extension

My wife and child are on visit visa valid till 18-Oct-2017 Shall I apply for extension of Visit Visa? To apply for extension before how many days I need to approach immigration dept for extension Please advise. Name withheld Answer: Visit visa for immediate family (wife and children) members has …

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