Legal Clinic

Release Problem – Company filed false case

My problem is that a few months ago I asked the company where I am working for a release and they agreed on the condition that I give them KD 500. I told the company officials that I didn’t have the money but then they asked me to sign an …

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Wife’s residence expiring one month before mine can i apply for renewal?

I would like to inquire about my wife’s residency. Her residency is expiring in March and my residency is expiring in May. Can I renew my wife’s residency for one year or more? If yes what is the procedure and if not what steps should I take for the renewal …

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Indemnity not paid

I would like to inquire that if a company does not give indemnity to an employee, what should that employee do? And which supporting document needs to be presented to the Labor Office so that it can take any action against the company and ensure that the indemnity of employee …

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Visit visa duration

My brother-in-law will enter Kuwait on 1st March 2016 at 9 am on a family visit visa which is valid for “1 month”. He is booked on Kuwait Airways to leave on March 31, 2016 at 9 pm. Kindly let me know whether the one month mentioned on the visa …

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Bank loan problems

I wish to change my job and I already have an offer letter. I had taken a loan 3 years ago from one of the Islamic banks in Kuwait when I was in my current company and the bank has been deducting the same from my salary in monthly installments. …

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Shepherd visa transfer

I have read the Arab Times Legal Clinic article on transfers from a “ shepherd visa”. First of all I would like to thank you for providing such vital information to us through your paper. I would like to ask one further question regarding the issue of shepherd visa. I …

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Driver to supervisor change in profession – Driving 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 January to be precise). My profession was changed during the transfer of my iqama (residence)on in October 2015 … driver to supervisor Now my …

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Babys birth

May I get the advice/ answer to the following question. My cousin’s daughter is holding a valid residence (Article 22) permit until January 2017 which was stamped 3 years ago on her father’s sponsorship. Now she has got married and is expecting her first baby in May 2016 … and …

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Salary cap tied to renewal of Family residence

First of all, I would like to thank you for your free legal advice to many expatriates here in Kuwait. My inquiry is as follows: my new company can’t give me a new residence because my visa is a factory visa and cannot be transferred to a construction visa unless …

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Working age

Back in 01-2014 you sent me information about expatriates working until the age of 80 in Kuwait. I have attached the information you sent to me. I am being denied work for jobs from a USA Company, VECTRUS located in Kuwait. They are claiming that Kuwait law does not allow …

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