Friday , October 20 2017

Legal Clinic

Dependent visa – Earning less then 450 KD

Since 2012 I have been working as an engineer in Kuwait. Now I am trying to bring my family here. Recently I read the news that expatriates need a minimum KD 450 salary on their work permit to get a dependent visa for their family. I have an engineering visa …

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Old visa is not cancelled

Firstly, I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for always giving me your expert advice regarding Kuwait laws and procedures. Your advice has helped me immensely. My question to you this time is as follows. I am in very deep trouble regarding my visa cancellation. …

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“I was told by Traffic Department that Engineers wives are not issued driving license”

Today I went to the Traffic Department in Ahmadi for my wife’s driving license. We met all the eligibility criteria (3 kids and 1 school certificate) The Traffic Department manager, however, told me that they do not issue driver’s license to engineer’s wives anymore. Upon my request, he advised me …

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Driving license linked to residence

My question is if my residency expires will my driving license be cancelled or not. I have joined a new company and my residency expired on Oct 23. The paper work for changing residency started now only. I am worried if the new company is unable to stamp residency before …

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Terminated for asking a raise – Want to transfer to dependent visa and get a driving license

Thank you for the big help in answering all queries, on various aspects of the law, that concern everyone. I want to ask the following: 1. I am on a government visa project, hired abroad, and have been with the company for 2 years. I asked my Snr Engineer for …

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Visit Visa for Mother-in-law; Wife Pregnant

My wife will deliver our baby next month and for this reason I need to bring my mother-in-law to Kuwait. My salary is KD 500. Can I get a 3-month visit visa. If I get a one-month visa, can we extend it for one more month. Or is it possible to …

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Company threatening to transfer residence during notice period or else will file a missing person case.

I keep reading your legal reviews and never thought I also would be asking for help. Please guide me. I have been working for a private company for the past 14 months and I have been served the termination notice of 3 months. Though the termination does not specify this …

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Drivers visa transferred to Technical Asst / PC Support / IT Support will i have problem with Driving license?

I was employed with my previous company for 2 months and they gave me a visa with “Driver” as my designation since going from place to place was part of my job as a technical support staff member. I did not finish my probation and left the company after 2 …

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Landlord has right to demolish building over 25 years

I live in Salmiya in an old building which consists of 3 floors but the condition of the building is very good. Our last contract was renewed in 2013 in which they increased our flat rent. All our contracts for this flat are renewed every year and we also have …

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