Wednesday , December 13 2017

Legal Clinic

No parking facilities provided by building owners

I am staying in Abbasia. Here none of the building owners provide parking facilities. After the Municipality completes the checking they construct rooms on the ground floor with the basements rented out for commercial purposes. Everyone has to park their cars either on the foot-path or the road side. As …

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Working hours after Maternity Leave

How many hours should I work after maternity leave (my normal duty is 8 hours + 1 hour break = 9 hours) I’m a working woman and my baby is 3 months old. I just want a clarification on a Kuwait law. — Article 25 — according to which “a …

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Delayed Newborn residence

First of all, I would like to thank you for the nonstop legal advice. Once I asked you some questions … I followed your advice and my problems were solved. For the second time I need your advice. I failed to get residency for my newborn baby in time (60 …

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Eligibility for yearly bonus

I had been terminated by my company. Can you let me know whether I will be eligible for the yearly bonus? Name withheld Answer: First of all, it depends on the clauses of your contract. But more importantly, normally such bonuses depend on completion of the whole year and still …

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Salary on work permit is creating issue for dependent visa

I’m working in a company as a structural supervisor in Kuwait from April 14, 2016. As per my contract (1 year) my monthly salary is KD 515 (10 hours) but on my work permit it has been mentioned as only KD 351 (8 hours). Due to this salary difference on …

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Dependent Visa ( Renewal & New Applicants) for Salary below 450 KD

My visa will be changed in December and the work permit shows a basic salary of 250. Actually I am an engineer but in the work permit they won’t show it. Can I apply for a dependent visa for my wife and child? My engineering degree certificate has already been …

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Visit visa for Family members & Parents

I am staying in Kuwait for last 13 years along with my family. My brother (blood relation) would like to visit us along with his family in December. I fulfill all other criteria to get the visa. Can my brother’s family also can get visit visas? Name withheld Answer: Yes, …

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