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Tuesday , November 13 2018

Legal Clinic

Driving license for an Mechanical Engineer

I am working in Kuwait as an Assistant Mechanical Engineer since 2012. The salary on work permit is KD 594 and designation Assistant Mechanical Engineer. I would like to know if I am eligible for driving licence in Kuwait or not. Name withheld Answer: To qualify to get a driving …

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Misspelt surname on Residence

My name is Abhijith, nationality Indian, In my iqama in Kuwait the name is misspelled and surname is totally different. Actually my name is only ‘Abhijith’ as per passport but in iqama its written as ‘Abhijth Prahalad’. Will there be any problem at immigration while travelling to India and return …

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Visa trading racket

Hello sir I’m on visa 18 newly arrived in Kuwait. Wherever I get job in any company they are asking me for transferable visa but for new visa I can’t transfer for one year. So let me know if I can transfer any time because I have university degree certificate …

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Low pay contract offer

I had signed a contract with my current employer back in February 2012 and then the employer made me sign another offer which paid less on April 30, 2012 without informing me of the change (basically they picked the offer they wanted me to go with). I completed my 6th …

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Flippant Haris

I have query about Haris asking for akramiya (goodwill) while renting a flat & asking for KD 5 or 10 extra other than rent every month. Last month I took a flat from another Indian family with household items and the Haris also asked for KD 250 akramiya. After bargain …

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Designation change from Computer Engineer to Driver – Will I loose my driving licence?

My driving licence was issued based on the designation ‘computer engineer’. But after getting licence now I got job opportunity in another company and new company didn’t have engineer quota; so they will put my new designation as a driver. Kindly advise if I put my designation as driver will …

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Engineer – Change in designation driving licence cancelled; How to retain licence back?

I have been working as an engineer in a company in Kuwait since July 2016. I got driving licence in May 2017 valid till May 2019. My salary is KD 650. My residency will expire in August 2018. Now my company is renewing it with profession as Sales Officer (Masoul …

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Attestation of academic certificates

I have completed my academic attestation from Bangladesh foreign ministry. Is it necessary to attest my academic certificate from Kuwait embassy in Bangladesh again? Name withheld Answer: Yes, you need to send the attested papers to the Kuwait embassy for them to go through and okay them with a stamp. …

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Transferring Project Visa 18 to Public sector Visa 17

I have been working in Kuwait for last one year. My visa is No. 18 project visa. I got an offer to change to No. 17 visa. Is it possible to change to No. 17 visa if my sponsor is refusing it? Name withheld Answer: You cannot change your project …

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Transferring UAE (Gulf Countries) driving licence to Kuwait Driving Licence

My Dubai driving licence is valid till September 2020. However I have cancelled my visa/Emirates ID and I have returned to home country (India) 5 months ago. Now I have joined same company in Kuwait and I got the work visa stamped on my passport and Civil ID here in …

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