Wednesday , July 18 2018

Legal Clinic

Driving license cancelled – Applying for new driving license

I got a driving license in March 2014 when my designation was of a driver. It was for 10 years but then my position in the company changed to technician in November 2014. Now check on the MoI (Ministry of Interior) site which says it is valid but on checking …

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Has Health insurance fees increased?

Has the health insurance fees been fixed at KD 130 now or is it still at the old rate of KD 54? Name withheld Answer: The insurance rates currently remain at KD 50 (with KD 4 for the card) and there are no proposals to increase these in the very …

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Visit visa issued for daughter, but not issued for Sister in Law

My husband had applied for a visit visa for two-year-old daughter and for his sister at Ahmadi immigration. But the manager rejected for his sister application and approved daughter’s visa. We don’t know the reason about it. And they referred us to Farwaniya immigration. Any advice about it. My husband …

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Validity of Nursing License

My nursing license is valid until 2018. But 4 months before I resigned from clinic and transfer my visa to family visa. Now I would like to work. So the HR asked me to confirm that my nursing license is still valid or not. Kindly reply me. Name withheld Answer: …

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Clinic refusing to give Nurse local release even after completing 3 yrs

My wife is working in a private clinic. She joined the clinic on a local transfer. Now she has completed 3 years in same clinic and a total of 8 years in Kuwait. Now she submitted her resignation on Aug 25, 2016 due to better offer from others. But the …

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Leave balance status

First of all let me thank you for the free legal guidance that you are providing to the expat community. I would like to know what the current Kuwait Labor Law states on accumulating annual leave. As my family is here in Kuwait, I did not go on annual leave …

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Indemnity calculation

I will be completing 17 years of employment in April 2017. I would like to submit my resignation in December 2016 with March 28, 2017 being my last working day. My total monthly salary is KD 450, but work permit salary is KD 250 only. I have an increment paper …

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Accommodation for bachelors

I am a regular reader of the Legal Clinic. I want to know the answer to the following questions: 1. Where are the bachelor areas located in Kuwait? 2. Can a bachelor have shared accommodation with another bachelor or a bachelor can share accommodation with a family in a family …

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Baby born in Kuwait – Salary below 250; Clubbed salaries of Parents not accepted

I just want to ask for help for the visa for my baby born in Kuwait. I want to get a visa for him but our salary cannot reach the salary bracket. What should I do? Is there any possibility or any hope for me to get a visa for …

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Transfer of Factory visa to Private company

My sister has been working with a company for the last 3 years and had entered the country on a factory visa. She has now finished her contract and would like to transfer her visa to a private company but with the same sponsor. Please advise if it would be …

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