Wednesday , September 26 2018

Legal Clinic

Renewal of residence for dependent visa – Salary below KD 450

There is a new law now that for a dependent visa the salary should be KD 450. Now my question is how about those who already have a visa from before the announcement of the decision … my salary is KD 250. Will I be able renew the visa. Name …

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Hunting for Job in Kuwait

I was born in Kuwait and spent 23 years there. Now I am in UAE with my child and husband. My husband would like to come to Kuwait on a visa and look for a job in Kuwait. Can you please advise me? Name withheld Answer: You need to approach …

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Dependent visa for a baby outside Kuwait; Wife on dependent visa

If a baby was born here in Kuwait, the parents took the child to their own country for a year and have now decided to bring back the baby to Kuwait how much should be the salary of the parents? Name withheld Answer: Well in this case the father would …

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Salary requirement – Visit visa for Mother-in-law – Wife Pregnant

I want to apply for a visit visa for my mother-in-law because my wife is pregnant and currently admitted in Sabah Hospital. My salary is KD 250 but I have heard of an increased salary cap. Can you tell me whether I can apply for the visa or not. Name …

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Forced to take leave

I work for a prominent company in Kuwait, which employs thousands of people. I have now resigned and currently I am serving my notice period. I started the year with 40 days annual leave accrued over the last 3 years and got another 30 days for this year. As of …

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Indemnity for working 3 yrs and below

I am a new reader of the Legal Clinic. Now I am not able to clear my doubts on indemnity, and I need your help in solving my problem. I have been working in a company for 1 year and 9 months and I am about to resign after completing …

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Company file closed – Can we transfer residence to new company?

Firstly, let me thank you for the tremendous work and support you are giving through this legal column. I wanted to ask your advice on an issue we are facing. My father is working in a private firm, visa Article 18 for the last 2 years. He was hired locally. …

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Old driving license cancelled – Solution to get new 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 March) and it expired in March 2016. My profession was changed during the transfer of my iqama (residence) in November 2015 … from driver …

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Visa for baby

First of all I thank you sincerely for your legal services and clarifications. I kindly request you to clarify my below question and answer me briefly on the situation. My wife has a valid visa (iqama) until April 2017 and she went to India for delivery. Absenting six months from …

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New born baby in Kuwait and Salary cap for dependent visa

I have a question about the new rules? How do these affect a new born baby? Is there a minimum salary? Even if we are both here in Kuwait? Name withheld Answer: If your wife is already on a dependent visa, you will face no problems in getting the residence …

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