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Tag Archives: residence

Driving Licence & Article 17, 18, 20 and 22 residencies renewal online

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2 : General Department for Residency Affairs headed by Major General Talal Marafie, following the footsteps of the General Traffic Department that signed a contract with a Polish company to launch the electronic issuance of driving licenses, has signed a similar contract with an information technology company …

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Old visa is not cancelled

Firstly, I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for always giving me your expert advice regarding Kuwait laws and procedures. Your advice has helped me immensely. My question to you this time is as follows. I am in very deep trouble regarding my visa cancellation. …

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What to do if company file is closed and employees residence is effected

I have heard that as some big companies are not paying the salaries of their staff, the relevant ministry has started “holding” or “closing” the companies files for visa processing. This action ultimately affects the employees not the employer. So many employees living with their families are affected by the …

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Employees problems

I am writing to the Arab Times because I need advice regarding my employment status. Here’s my story: Company A and company B went to a certain country to recruit employees. Company A is a manpower agency that has a contract with company B. Company B is a government institution …

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Renewal of Residence

I have been in Kuwait for the past 6 years. I have a family status and my wife is with me in Kuwait … her visa expires in April 2016. Now my salary is KD 300. I heard that the basic salary for family status will become KD 400. My …

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Residence 6-mth limit

Please provide me the required  advice on the following through  your Legal Clinic.  I am sponsoring my daughter on a  family visa. She is 24 years of age  and not married. She has a valid  Kuwait residence until May 2016.  She left for India in January 2015 and  had to …

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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 my Iqama expires in June 2016. If I get a new passport for my daughter, will her Iqama be transferred to the new passport as …

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No work permit for expats with less than one year passport validity – ‘Enough grace period

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28: Director of General Department for Residence Affairs Major General Talal Maarafi said the Public Authority for Manpower has been instructed not to issue work permits to any expatriate whose passport’s validity is less than one year in order to avoid violating the law on linking the …

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Residency to be linked with academic qualification

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 19: Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor will start implementing a roadmap to resolve the imbalance in Kuwait’s population structure by early January through chains of procedures, among them linking the residence of expatriates with their academic qualifications. Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of …

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