Wednesday , July 18 2018

Legal Clinic

Getting dependent visa for child

I and my wife are working here in Kuwait. We are both on visa 18. We have a baby who was born in Kuwait. Later I sent the baby to my home country. Then after two years we brought the baby to Kuwait on a visit visa. Now the baby …

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Transferring from company visa to project visa

I am working on a govt project as an industrial nurse for the last 3 years. But I came to Kuwait on farm visa in 2012. After I completed one year I changed to normal shoon visa (company visa). Now I got a good offer in a company, is it …

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Status of family visa if sponsors cancels his residence and comes back on new visa

Currently I am in Kuwait on a project visa. I came here first on a visit and the company transferred me to their project file in 2012. Later in 2016 I got another job and I changed my visa to current company project file. Now I found another job, but …

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Loan shark operations in Kuwait

I am looking for a legal advise as I am facing serious problem due to lack of my passport. I am residing in Kuwait since November 1998 and working in a private company. I took a loan of KD 2,000 from a private loan lender on 4th July 2017 at …

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Time limit to re-enter Kuwait on new work visa

Is there any time limit to re-enter Kuwait on new work visa after cancelling my current work visa? Name withheld Answer: No, there is no time limit. You can re-enter Kuwait anytime your new work visa is ready.   Kindly send your queries to arabtimes@arabtimesonline.com or admin@arabtimesonline.com Kindly go through …

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Graduate Engineer – Can I change job after one year

I am a graduate engineer. All my certificates were attested with Kuwait embassy. My doubt is can I change my job after one year? Current company recruited me from India. I heard that the degree holders can change the job before 3 years of service. Name withheld Answer: No, you …

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Sponsoring wife on dependent visa

Can I sponsor my wife with KD 400 monthly salary + KD 100 allowance in Kuwait? Name withheld Answer: No you can’t, because the law says that to sponsor someone on a family visa you should be earning a monthly salary of not less that KD 450 which should reflect …

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3 years mandatory service for sponsor who brought you to Kuwait applicable to all

I came to Kuwait 9 months before as Technician on Visa 18. I am having Bachelor’s Degree. I would like to know if my visa can be transferred upon completion of 1 year in current company if my current sponsor is ready to release me. I heard from a Representative …

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Driving license for a diploma holder from a university

I have an inquiry regarding the driving licence. My current salary is KD 650 and my designation is a supervisor. I hold a technical diploma from a university and I have completed 2 years in Kuwait. Can I get a driving licence? Name withheld Answer: There are three basic conditions …

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Age limit for daughter and son to avail visa

What is the age limit for family visa for girl child. My daughter is now 16 years old, but my daughter’s visa application was rejected due to age reason. Kindly confirm age rules for children. Name withheld Answer: We are surprised that your daughter’s visa application was rejected on grounds …

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