Legal

  • Visa transfer made flexible for expatriates
  • Visa transfer made flexible for expatriates

    • 2 months   ago
    • 2224

    Expatriates now have more flexibility vis-à-vis the visa transfer. A sponsor can shift a certain type of visa to another — work or temporary work visa — on payment of a fee of RO 50. Switching of the visa can be done

  • Work with non-sponsor
  • Work with non-sponsor

    • 3 months   ago
    • 1024

    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 b

  • Cancellation of residence and returning back to home country
  • Cancellation of residence and returning back to

    • 3 months   ago
    • 1577

    I have a legal question and I hope that you can help me. I have resigned my job and I want to return to my home country. Can you please tell me what is the procedure to cancel my residency (I am aware that this part is supposed to be done with my

  • Got a visa stamped for Kuwait, now got handsome package from another company
  • Got a visa stamped for Kuwait, now got handsome

    • 3 months   ago
    • 1587

    I am in a bit of a confused state. I cleared an interview and got my Kuwait visa stamped. But have not joined the company so far. It is an entry visa and have validity till June 28, 2018. In the meantime, I cleared one more interview and got

  • Dependent Visa Minimum Salary Kd 450 Or Kd 250?
  • Dependent Visa Minimum Salary Kd 450 Or Kd 250?

    • 3 months   ago
    • 1142

    In MoI website, dependent visa minimum salary is mentioned as KD 250. But in other websites it is mentioned as KD 450 for private sector employees. Can you please confirm which one is correct? Is there anything changed regarding minimum

  • Should I resign to receive my End of Service Benefits now?
  • Should I resign to receive my End of Service

    • 4 months   ago
    • 1143

    The End of Service Benefits are the right of a worker on the employer irrespective of the type of employment contract. It could be fixed-term or in indefinite but it is obligatory on the employer to pay the End of Service Benefits to his employee

  • Visit Visa - Sister Sponsoring Brother
  • Visit Visa - Sister Sponsoring Brother

    • 4 months   ago
    • 1593

    I would like to bring my brother who is 20 years old to Kuwait for 10 days from India. I am his sister having Visa 18. I would like to know whether I can bring him and what the procedure is? Can I get a visa if the sworn affidavit shows he is my

  • Engineers Without Noc From Kes And Without Residence, Stay In Kuwait Is About To End
  • Engineers Without Noc From Kes And Without

    • 4 months   ago
    • 1000

    I am working as a Service Manager for a Construction Equipment Company for the last 14 years. My company is in the process of transferring my residency to another project/company under the same group, as the previous project/company is closed and

  • Conditions required to obtain driving license
  • Conditions required to obtain driving license

    • 4 months   ago
    • 1198

    I always appreciate the work of the Arab Times Legal clinic. I have the following queries about the driving license. 1. What are the conditions for getting a driving license ? 2. Currently my visa status is Supervisor of safety & security

  • Driving License Obtained On Basis Of Muscat Driving License - Change In Profession Cancel It?
  • Driving License Obtained On Basis Of Muscat

    • 4 months   ago
    • 1032

    I came to Kuwait as a teacher six months ago, with a salary of KD 400. Now I want to change my profession to marketing personnel.
    I obtained a licence in between (based on my valid Muscat licence). Now, if I change my profess

  • Is it mandatory for a Manager to work for 3 yrs if hired from abroad?
  • Is it mandatory for a Manager to work for 3 yrs

    • 4 months   ago
    • 1034

    I’m an Indian and have an offer letter to work as deputy finance manager. I’m an MBA holder and certificates are attested. My question is: Is it mandatory to work for three years since I’m a direct recruit from India even if

  • Indemnity Salary Calculation On 26 Days Not 30 Days
  • Indemnity Salary Calculation On 26 Days Not 30

    • 5 months   ago
    • 1307

    I searched the archives but didn’t find this specific question. My school calculates indemnity at 15/30, not 15/26 days for the first 5 years. The English version of the Labor Law (2010) simply says “a fifteenday- wage for every one

  • Visa Restriction - Bringing Wife On Visit Visa Can I Get On Dependent Visa Later Before 6 Mnts?
  • Visa Restriction - Bringing Wife On Visit Visa

    • 5 months   ago
    • 1272

    I have small question and I need your support. I am planning to get my wife on tourist visa to Kuwait and after 90 days she will go back to my home country and after a couple of weeks I’m planning to bring her on family visa or dependent