Legal Clinic

Father on temporary residence, Can Child travel with mother for vacation?

An urgent question for the Legal Clinic. I have been working for a contracting company for the past 5 years and my residence is due to expire in some days. I have come to know that due to some internal problems the company is getting a temporary residence of 3 …

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Visa for Pakistani wife

I am an Indian and my wife is from Pakistan I want to bring her to Kuwait. After reading in the newspaper that I was required to get a “No Objection” (NOC) to procure a visa for a Pakistani I went to the Interior Ministry in Sharq but they sent …

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Residence for new born – Documents required and Procedure

I want to know about the new rule about residence for the new born babies. My husband doesn’t have a KD 250 salary. Will there be any problems in this case to getting residence for my baby. My salary is more than KD 250. If it possible to sponsor my …

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Resignation Refused

My friend has resigned but his boss has not accepted his resignation until now and the 3-month notification period will end soon. He joined this firm on a local transfer, can he join a new company and is an email conversation considered as a proof of submission of a person’s …

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Factory visa transfer

My residency is on an Article 18 factory visa (masna), but due to some problems my residence has not yet been transferred to any company. I got the news at that time (February 2016) that as per the current Labor Law factory visa can be transfer to factories only. And …

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Medical unfit

I firstly thank you for the clarifications that you have been providing to all the expatriates in Kuwait and appreciate the efforts put in by the newspaper. I am an Indian working as an engineer in a private firm on a KD 750 salary. My query: I got married around …

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Abused on Facebook

I would like to register a complaint against an expatriate living in Kuwait. This person harassed me by sending sexually abusive messages on my Facebook messenger. I received the messages from his end on May 26, 2016 at 6:20 UAE time. He went on abusing me by sending the messages, …

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Company planning to shut down or terminate employees – Residence transfer

I am an engineer working in Kuwait for the last 12 years. I recently changed my job — 2.5 months ago. The current company transferred my residency immediately after I joined with them. Now the company is planning to shut down the department or terminate employees. If so, is it …

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Accrued leave balance payment

I have a question about my accrued leave. I resigned from my company effective May 31, 2016 completing the 3 months notice period. My question is that I have 33 days accrued leave. According to the law, should I receive this on or before my last day or shall it …

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Calculation of indemnity as per Article 67 of the Kuwait Labor Law

I have read your previous posts about the calculation of the end of service indemnity as per Article 51 of the Kuwait Labor Law. That is the 15 days per year for the first five years of service shall be paid out based on 26 working days per month, or …

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