Wednesday , April 25 2018

Legal Clinic

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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Visit visa validity for Wife

I would like to bring my wife to Kuwait on a visit visa. Could you please advise what documents are required and how long will she be able to stay in Kuwait. Awaiting your response. Name withheld Answer: The documents you require to apply for a visit visa for your …

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Project Visa can be transferred to another Project visa

My company hired me as a manager from India in January 2016 (joining date — I came on visit visa. Date of entry in iznamul is 17-5-2016) on a project visa for a Government Project in Kuwait. In the next renewal I was transferred to another project with the same …

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Release for degree holder and non-degree holder

I have been working here in Kuwait for 3 years plus now. My first company gave me a release but now I got a better offer from another company and they want me to start immediately. I’m in my 6th month now. My question is, if I leave, should I …

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Transfer of visa 22 to visa 18

Currently am on family Visa 22, I got a offer from a reputed private company. Can my Visa be transferred to Visa 18? Here is my Visa status and duration. Past Visa status: 22/7/14 — 06/05/16 — Visa 22 07/05/16 — 24/04/17 — Visa 18 Current Visa Status: 25/04/17 — …

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Change of visa from family to company

I am an Indian living in Kuwait for past 4 yrs on family visa and I am a degree holder too. Now my question is, is there any chance to change my visa to 18 without going to India for visa transfer? Name withheld Answer: No, you don’t need to …

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Minimum salary requirement for dependent visa

This is to get an information regarding the new rule for the dependent Visa. I would like to know what is the minimum salary required for taking Visa for my family. I am an engineer working with KD 350 monthly salary. Name withheld Answer: The minimum salary required to be …

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