Wednesday , January 16 2019

Legal Clinic

Transferring from Project Visa to Private Sector

I came to Kuwait in January 2014 on a project visa 18 (though the actual job is of a “private sector in nature” and not …

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Expat Students staying over 6 months out of Kuwait need exemption permission

I am one of your readers of the Legal Clinic column as it offers a lot of help to us – expatriates. Kindly advise and …

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Shepherd visa transfer

Firstly, I would like to congratulate you for your endeavor in providing us expatriates an opportunity to discuss and get solutions to our legal problems. …

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Dependent Residence Passport linking

I have the following query: My daughter’s passport expires in April 2016 whereas her Iqama (residence) expires in August 2017. I am the sponsor and …

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‘Unwelcome’ law in Kuwait

Why is it that expats have to pay the price for the actions of bad sponsors? Why is my perception changing from feeling welcome 10 …

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Special contract

One of my friends, who had been working for another ministry before transferring to the private section some years ago, recently got an offer from …

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Calculation of annual Leave Salary

We seek your advice on the calculation of the annual leave salary. An employee gets a basic salary of KD 400 plus monthly allowances like …

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Building caretaker tells cannot leave the apartment before one year

I rented a new apartment 3 months ago and signed a rental agreement. I stay in the apartment with my family. When I asked the …

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Landlord problems

I am living in Salmiya, Block 12. My building owner has sold the building to a new owner, a property rental company in Kuwait. They …

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Indemnity case won but company shut down

I had filed a case against my employer which happens to be a private limited company for non-payment of indemnity, which was due to me …

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