Tag Archives: Sponsorship

Work with non-sponsor

I need your help with your valuable guidance and support with following two issues: 1. Case 1: I am a project manager in one of the IT companies here in Kuwait and during my course of job I used one of the sales lead for my benefits, the lead was …

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Jail, fine for hiring workers not on sponsorship of firm

KUWAIT CITY, May 3: The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) has called on employers not to hire any worker who is not under the company sponsorship to avoid being subjected to legal action quoting reliable sources. PAM has warned that the law stipulates that the violating employer shall be imprisoned …

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Age limit for sponsoring son

I was unable to post my query on the website despite being a registered user. Please can you tell me the age limit of my son that I can sponsor him. I have to sponsor him till he finishes his college studies and that would be about 21 years of …

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Sponsors face law for leaving expatriates on streets to beg

KUWAIT CITY, March 20: Director-General of the General Department of Public Relations and Security Media at the Interior Ministry Brigadier Adel Al-Hashash said stringent punitive measures shall be taken against people – individuals, companies or institutions who sponsor people and leave them on the streets of Kuwait for begging for …

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Government panel works end to kafeel system – Proposed employer-held residence card could control expatriate travel

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13: While several MPs are preparing to submit a request for forming a special temporary committee to study the problem related to population structure and to hold a special session on March 30, the committee formed by the government to study the possibility of cancelling the sponsorship …

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‘Ending Kafala system key to curbing visa trafficking’ – ‘Move to end expats exploitation’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 3: Several citizens and expatriates have called for emulation of Qatar by canceling the Kafala system. They are of the view that cancellation of the system will eliminate the phenomenon of visa trade to alleviate the suffering of expatriate workers, reports Al Seyassah daily. In a special …

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Kuwaiti rights group calls for end to kafala system

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14, (AFP): A Kuwaiti rights group Wednesday called on the Gulf state to abolish its “kafala” system for foreign workers which has long been criticised as a form of bonded labour or even slavery. In its 2016 annual report, the Kuwait Association for the Fundamentals of Human …

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Requirements, procedure and the contacts for self-sponsorship for Long-term resident of Kuwait

Long-term resident of Kuwait under the sponsorship of a private company wants to know the requirements, procedure and the contacts for self-sponsorship. Name withheld Answer: You are talking about Article 24 of the Kuwait Residence Law which allows self-sponsorship under various conditions. This article has been put on hold for …

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International organizations urge abolition of sponsorship system – Expat workers complaining of high residency costs in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 24: Complaints filed by expatriate workers over the high residency costs in Kuwait are increasing while international organizations are calling for the cancelation of the sponsorship system in Kuwait. Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh affirmed that the sponsorship law and other related laws are …

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‘Repealing sponsorship system Labour’s target’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 21: Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor has been studying the possibility of repealing sponsorship system and other laws related to domestic workers, says sector minister Hind Al-Sabeeh. She revealed this at a recent social gathering organized by the Mexican Embassy in Kuwait and explained “anything is possible …

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