Legal Clinic

Kuwait driving License for UAE driving license holder

I have been working as an engineer in Kuwait for just two months and in my work permit salary is shown KD 200 (offer letter is KD 450). I have UAE driving licence also. 1. Please let me know if it is possible to take new licence here in Kuwait. …

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Visit Visa for husband – Married in USA

I’m working in Kuwait and in the process of applying for a visit visa for my husband. Although not US citizens we were married in the US, so we got our marriage certificate notarized in the US this Christmas. However the immigration officer at the Kuwait passport office would not …

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Factory visa to company visa

I came to Kuwait on factory visa in 2007, then in 2013 I transferred into company visa, in 2014 I again transferred into another company visa, in 2015 I rejoined my very first company on factory visa. As per my residence history, can I transfer into company residency? Looking forward …

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Driving license renewal – Designation change

I hold a valid licence with an engineer designation from 2014. My company has renewed my visa recently where I found my designation changed to supervisor. Please advise whether my licence will be cancelled during licence renewal which is supposed to be by December 2018 due to designation change from …

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Dependents overstayed outside Kuwait

With due respect, please reply to my question on priority basis. My family (wife, children and my mother) who are on my sponsorship have overstayed outside Kuwait more than 6 months, but still have Kuwaiti residence expiring in July 2018. Name withheld Answer: We are sorry, but they cannot return …

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Indemnity ruling in my favor, but GM/Owner keeps zero balance bank account

In July 2017, in the case regarding my indemnity the court ruled in my favor. The company’s general manager and owner withdrew all the money from the company account in the banks so that the court cannot retrieve the money from him. I tried 16 times submitting the copies in …

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Release for new restaurant staff

I am working in a restaurant. I am new to Kuwait only 4 months over. I signed contract for two years. Can I get release after one year? Since company is only providing two days off per month and 12 hours duty and salary also very less. Name withheld Answer: …

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6 months of exiting Kuwait and not returning

I went on vacation in November 2017, due to some family problems I couldn’t return to Kuwait. I have my visa valid till September 2018. What will happen to my current visa, whether I’ll get banned from entering Kuwait. Kindly reply to me. Name withheld Answer: If after six months …

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Company wants to cancel visa – Want release

My husband has resigned from his company but the company rather chose to terminate his appointment without any reason but because they are angry with him for submitting his resignation. Since they refuse to sign it, they want to cancel the visa of my husband which is against the rules …

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Salary and designation to apply for driving license

I need advice to apply for a driving licence. My designation is my salary is KD 600 in my work permit. I have done bachelor degree, I have attested the degree certificate. I was born in Kuwait. With this salary & designation am I eligible to apply for a driving …

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