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Wednesday , November 21 2018

Legal Clinic

Terminated within one year, can I get release?

I heard an employee cannot transfer his/her residency to a new employer before one year work in the same job, if the employer terminates the contract with employee within probation period (100 days of joining) or employee wants to switch the job because of some dispute with the employer. In …

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Annual leave, EOSB calculation plus air ticket included in Indemnity?

I am a regular reader of Arab Times, specially the Legal Clinic and I truly appreciate for the service. In past you have answered my query and I am truly thankful for that. One of my friends worked in a WLL company for five years. Company terminated him. His salary …

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Adamant Sponsor

I was working with a company as purchasing manager for the last 10 years. Please note that I joined this company locally. On Jan 5th, 2017, I resigned, citing lack of interest by the sponsor to develop the business and considering my personal prospects as well. However, to my surprise, …

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Salary below KD 450 – Wife on dependent visa want to bring child to Kuwait

My salary below KD 450. My wife in Kuwait on dependent visa. Can I take my child to Kuwait on dependent visa? Kindly reply me. Name withheld Answer: If your wife is already with you in Kuwait on dependent visa, you will have no problem in getting a visa for …

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Transfer of wifes visa from work to family

I am working in Papa Johns restaurant as a supervisor for 9 years and my salary is KD 210. My question is it possible that I can transfer my wife from working visa to a family visa? Name withheld Answer: Unfortunately you will not be able to transfer your wife’s …

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Converting visit visa to dependent visa for 6 month old

I got selected in Kuwait my salary more then KD 1,500. My husband living in Saudi Arabia and have 6 months old daughter they will travel with me on arrival visa (GCC rule). My query can tourist visa of my daughter be converted into dependent visa. Name withheld Answer: Under …

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Visit Visa dates

Thanks for the reply to this question. Kindly refer the attached photo of visa, the entry validity dates written in Arabic as 26-01- 2017 and the other date as 25-02- 2017 (just above the signature at bottom), for visit visa as per attached paper. And as I wrote earlier, my …

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Indemnity Calculation

I have an inquiry regarding indemnity calculation. I’m working with my company since Jan 3, 2011 and I have decided to resign in June 2017. My salary now is KD 366.000 and I will have almost 20 days annual leave as of June 30, 2017. I have decided to stay …

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Procedure to obtain dependent visa

Can you advise what is the procedure to obtain dependent visa for my daughter aged 14 years who is in India. I meet the salary cap criteria. Name withheld Answer: You will need the following documents to apply for a dependent visa for your daughter: 1. Photocopy of your daughter’s …

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Procedure to transfer from Article 22 (Dependent Visa ) to Article 18 (Work Visa)

What is the procedure to transfer from Article 22 visa to Article 18? When my wife came to Kuwait, she had work visa (18). After 4 years we changed this to dependent visa (22) now going to complete 2 years. We are planning to change this visa to work visa …

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