Friday , October 20 2017

Legal Clinic

Civil ID Numbers

My family stayed in Kuwait on an  Article 22 (dependent) residence  from 2002 to 2012. In July 2012, I  cancelled my family’s residence  and handed over the Civil IDs to  the passport office before sending  the family back to India. Now, in August 2015, my family  returned to Kuwait — …

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Change in designation for Engineer- Driving license

I received my driving license for Kuwait in May 2008, and was living in Farwaniya governorate. I am an engineer. I moved to Hawally governorate in 2010 and upgraded my qualification to ‘project manager’ in 2011 (in my iqama the job title mentioned is project manager). I need to know …

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Indemnity Calculation if you resign

First of all, I would like to thank you for your free legal advice to many expatriates here in Kuwait. My inquiry is as follows: I have been working as a secretary in a Kuwaiti company for the past 6 years (Joining Date: 23.01.2010). My salary on the last work …

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Release Problem – Company filed false case

My problem is that a few months ago I asked the company where I am working for a release and they agreed on the condition that I give them KD 500. I told the company officials that I didn’t have the money but then they asked me to sign an …

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Indemnity not paid

I would like to inquire that if a company does not give indemnity to an employee, what should that employee do? And which supporting document needs to be presented to the Labor Office so that it can take any action against the company and ensure that the indemnity of employee …

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Visit visa duration

My brother-in-law will enter Kuwait on 1st March 2016 at 9 am on a family visit visa which is valid for “1 month”. He is booked on Kuwait Airways to leave on March 31, 2016 at 9 pm. Kindly let me know whether the one month mentioned on the visa …

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Bank loan problems

I wish to change my job and I already have an offer letter. I had taken a loan 3 years ago from one of the Islamic banks in Kuwait when I was in my current company and the bank has been deducting the same from my salary in monthly installments. …

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Shepherd visa transfer

I have read the Arab Times Legal Clinic article on transfers from a “ shepherd visa”. First of all I would like to thank you for providing such vital information to us through your paper. I would like to ask one further question regarding the issue of shepherd visa. I …

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Driver to supervisor change in profession – Driving License

I have problems with my driving license and as such I need a solution to overcome these problems. My driving license was issued in 2015 (In January to be precise). My profession was changed during the transfer of my iqama (residence)on in October 2015 … driver to supervisor Now my …

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