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Project visa transfer to another project visa

I came to Kuwait in 2014 on a project visa. I have been working in a construction company as an electrician since 2014. Now I have good offer from another company but my company did not give release to me. Please tell me what should I do, give suggestions please. …

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Transfer of wife visa to family visa although doesnt meet salary cap

Good morning It’s amazing to read the issues and queries daily and which helps us to know the rules and laws of the country where we have come to work. It’s wonderful and our pleasure to read such issues without any fees. I heartily thank the Arab Times Legal Clinic …

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Resigning before completing 3 yrs & Indemnity entitlement

I have been working as an engineer with one private company since June 2, 2014. I have been pondering of resigning on May 7, 2017 and would be requesting our office to relieve me in 2 months (i.e. July 1, 2017) from resignation date. Would I be entitled to get …

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Indemnity not paid even after 10 mnts after resigning – What to do?

I worked in a company from June 2005 to July 2016, but even after 10 months after my resignation, I have not received the settlement for the 11 years of my service with the company and my 1-1/2 months salary is also pending with them. Please advise as it is …

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60 days to complete residency formalities

The article mentions 60 days for the completion of all the formalities otherwise there can be a penalty. However, I was recently informed by someone (might only be a rumor) that the duration has now been reduced to 30 days only. I wanted to know if it is true? Thanking …

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Husband abandons wife and child – Transfer of child’s residence to mother

My husband’s company sent him to the UAE in October 2015 so he comes and goes but in December, he contracted another marriage without informing me. I found out about it when he returned in June 2016 to renew my son’s residence. When I asked him, he divorced me verbally …

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Difference in leave salary after increment

I am working for a company in Kuwait. I would like to take your advice on the following. On 15-12-2016, I had paid leave balance 45 days. I took leave from 16-12-2016 to 31-1-2017. In Jan 2017 my company increased my salary by KD 75/- pm. My question is — …

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Wife blacklisted due to failure in medical examination

Thank you very much for giving Legal Clinic solutions to the readers. My concern is the same as many people have already asked you. But I have a different story. Last year my wife got unfit in India for Xray. Recently we took another Xray and found no scars and …

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Child born from Kuwaiti father outside Kuwait – How to acquire passport for the child.

I saw you have Legal Clinic and I would like to ask for some information. I am married to a Kuwaiti national and I gave birth to a baby girl in Europe (she was born premature but now in good health). My husband is organizing our life in Kuwait now. …

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Driving license issue – Change in designation from Mandoub (Company Representative) to Mandoub Mabiyat (Sales representative)

My position in the company is ‘mandup shoun w Jawaazat’. As mentioned on ‘Izan amal’. I want to renew my residence and I am told that this position no longer exists in the ministry and I will have to change the position. I want to know if my position is …

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