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Monday , November 19 2018

Legal Clinic

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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Can expat adopt a child of other expat in Kuwait?

Thank you for all legal advice that you have been providing to the Arab Times readers. I would like to know whether an expat in Kuwait can adopt a child of another expat of the same nationality, or an abandoned child under Kuwait law. If yes, what are the steps …

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Loan Shark Threatening for more payment

I am an expatriate Indian living in Kuwait for the past 12 years. Due to some unfortunate incidents in my life I was forced to borrow KD 1,200 from someone by signing an I.O.U in 2013 and from that day onwards I have been paying KD 110 as interest every …

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Salary below KD 450 – Want to bring wife to Kuwait

Sir my salary is KD 300. Can I bring my wife who is in India? Name withheld Answer: Yes you can get your wife only on Visit Visa and not on dependent visa as law clearly states that for dependent visa your salary should be KD 450 per month Send …

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