Tag Archives: project visa

Queries on transfer of Project visa

Firstly I would like to express my gratitude to the Legal Clinic staff of the Arab Times newspaper for the genuine answers provided on most labor related issues experienced by the expatriate community here in Kuwait. You have been a great help in resolving a lot of the issues/ queries …

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Govt Project visa transfer to same sponsor

I am working in Kuwait as coordinator on a government project visa. Since I was hired from abroad on a government visa the new rules won’t allow me to transfer to a private sector directly irrespective of the number of years I have worked in Kuwait. There are, however, some …

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Can’t transfer to the Private sector from Government project

In February 2010, I entered Kuwait on a farm visa. I completed 1 year on that visa. Later I got a job in a construction company which took a government project and I worked on it for 3.5 years. My work permit was transferred to that government project. My designation …

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Govt project transfer

I have been working with a contracting company for the last three years (hired locally, completed one government project of more than two years and now working on another government project for the last 6 months with same company). I would like to ask you whether I will be able …

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Govt Project visa transfer to Private or Public Sector

I, am an engineer, hired from abroad for a government project and have completed 2 years in the country. Due to the prevailing manpower cuts in the company, I have started searching for jobs in the private or public sectors. What are the possibilities of my visa getting transferred. Name …

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Project visa transfer

I was hired from abroad on a Project Visa and I have been working in the same company since 5 years. I had lot of opportunities outside to join other companies but because of my visa status I was unable to transfer my residence. I am basically from IT background …

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Transfer from Government Project Visa to Private Sector

Hi … is it possible now to transfer government project visas to the private sector? Name withheld Answer: We have answered a number of similar questions and in a lot of detail of the last few months. One of these answers is reprinted below for your information and that of …

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Project Visa Transfer

I came to Kuwait in 2012 on a project visa. This project was finished in 2015 and we transferred to another project. For our new project our company got a new sponsor but due to the change in transfer rules our company was unable to transfer our visa to the …

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Transferring visa from Private Sector Project to Government Project

I came to Kuwait (in 1998) on a MEW project visa and after that I changed many companies but remained on the same project visa. Last year, however, I changed my company (from a government project to the private sector — industrial) Now I have again got a better offer …

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Transferring from Project Visa back to Private Visa ( Locally Hired)

I had been reading previous replies to similar questions but have been unable to find an answer to my question. I am an engineer (BSc Engineering) and was previously on my father’s sponsorship (Article 22 visa), later changed to an Article 18 “private” visa (have been on private visa for …

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