Legal Clinic

Visa expiring – Haven’t found new job during notice period

I would like to hear from you because I have resigned and my other fellow workers have been terminated for some reason at the site where we worked. We were all locally hired from this company and they gave us jobs for 8 months at a military base but our …

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Can’t transfer to the Private sector from Government project

In February 2010, I entered Kuwait on a farm visa. I completed 1 year on that visa. Later I got a job in a construction company which took a government project and I worked on it for 3.5 years. My work permit was transferred to that government project. My designation …

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Driving license cancelled when went for renewal

I have a question regarding my driving license renewal. I was issued a license on 03/06/2015 and at that time my profession was Accountant and salary KD 492. At the time of application I was told to get a no objection certificate from the Shuwaikh Traffic Department, which I did. …

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Domestic Visa transfer – Article 20 to Article 18

Is there any law which allows transfer of domestic residence (Article 20) to work permits (Article 18) with the same sponsor. Name withheld Answer: There have been various clarifications, by the concerned officials, on this issue. But doubts still persist. The main thing about domestic workers is they “can’t change …

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Company holding transfer papers

I have been working in Kuwait for the last 5.5 years. My profession is engineer. After working three years in the first company I had transferred to another company. Now in this company I worked 2.5 years and resigned because I have another better opportunity. I am on the notice …

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Govt project transfer

I have been working with a contracting company for the last three years (hired locally, completed one government project of more than two years and now working on another government project for the last 6 months with same company). I would like to ask you whether I will be able …

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Transfer from Factory visa to Company

I am an Australian and arrived in Kuwait on 06/01/2015 on a factory visa and my job title on the work permit is “Book Keeper”. I want to transfer my visa to a different company which is not a factory but is owned by the same owner for whom I …

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Visa for Pakistani Family – No ban only “restrictions”

I am a Pakistani and I want to bring my family to Kuwait. I am working with a consultant company and my salary is KD 640. Will I be able to bring my family to Kuwait. Do you have any idea whether the Kuwait government plans to lift ban on …

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Online fraud

Some one used my K-NET card for online purchases three days go. He took almost KD 800. I want to know correct procedure to get my money back. I went to the bank. They told me to go to a police station. I went to a police station where the …

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Leave Salary – Every employee is entitled to 30 paid days leave regardless of service

Thanks a lot to the Legal Clinic team for guiding the expatriates working in Kuwait on their rights. I have been working in my company since 2003 and until now the company is calculating my annual leave salary as one month’s salary (total salary divided by 30 days). This applies …

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