Thursday , April 26 2018

Legal Clinic

Visas for Pakistanis – “For sure your application has been rejected”

I am drawing a monthly salary of KD 600 and I submitted a visa application for my wife at the Subhan Immigration Department, but they asked me to return at a later date. So, I went back to the same Immigration Department after a few days and without checking in …

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What are we paying Health Insurance for?

Every employer is paying KD 50 per year as insurance for each employee whenever the residence of the employees is renewed. What is this for? Is it medical insurance? If so, what are the benefits for the employees. It is understood that the insurance company will pay compensation to the …

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Part-time jobs

1). What is legal way to work as a part-timer in any company? 2). An employee of a company wants to work as a part timer in another company … so what documents he/she should keep with him/ her, to show the authorities, that he/ she is doing the part-time …

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Transfer of residence of Mother and Sister from deceased Father to Son

I wish to receive urgent advice from the Arab Times Legal Clinic on the following matter. My father, who was working in Kuwait on an Article 18 visa, unfortunately passed away a couple of days ago. My mother and sister are under his sponsorship. Now after the death of my …

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Company problems

First of all I would like to express my gratitude to the Legal Clinic staff of the Arab Times newspaper for the genuine answers provided on most labor related issues experienced by the expatriate community here in Kuwait. I was working as an Electrical Engineer – Sales & Marketing Department …

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Name Change on Passport & Kuwait Documents

I want some advice regarding my situation as well as that of my son. I have been using my maiden name since I entered Kuwait, thus the same is reflected in my passport and Civil ID although my husband and I were legally married in our country. My 2-year-old son’s …

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Visa for baby

I need to apply for a dependent visa for my newly born first baby … my wife already has a dependent residence, valid until 2017. Both of them are in India now, and during my wife’s residency I had our marriage certificate attested by the Kuwait embassy in India. Note: …

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Company trying to cheat on Indemnity

I joined my current company on April 4, 2000. At that time the company had several projects so company got my residence done on one of their projects. After five years — in June 2005 — my company transferred my residence to the sponsorship of the company. When I asked …

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Dependent visa for Infectious disease person

I have the following important question: My wife has a Hepatitis C minor, can she get a dependent visa? Name withheld Answer: According to Kuwait’s Health and Interior ministries, if any person has Hepatitis C he is not allowed to get Kuwait residence. This is true for almost every infectious …

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Contract problem with holiday time sharing company

I requested by e-mail and also visited personally — within two days — a holiday time sharing company, located in Kuwait to cancel a contract signed by me for KD 2,600. I had paid KD 300 in advance. The company now says that the contract cannot be cancelled and that …

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