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Indian Embassy issues advisory for Indian domestic workers

Sunday, September 24, 2023
Indian Embassy issues advisory for Indian domestic workers

Indian Embassy in Kuwait issued an advisory for the Indian nationals who are in Kuwait on Domestic worker visa.

Embassy explain the mandatory requirements for an Indian national to come to Kuwait as domestic worker as per the Domestic Worker Laws of Kuwait (Law No. 68 of 2015), and related Ministerial Decisions and Executive Regulations.

The advisory is as follows:

As per Domestic Worker Laws of Kuwait (Law No. 68 of 2015), and related Ministerial Decisions and Executive Regulations, Domestic Workers (DWs) are entitled to:

  • A written Employment Contract (in Arabic and English), is mandatory.
  • Wage not less than the minimum wage specified by Ministry of Interior. (As per Government of India regulations, the prescribed Minimum Wages for Indian national DWs in Kuwait is KD 120/- per month.)
  • Payment of agreed wage at the end of each month from date of joining without any deduction. (In case of non-payment of agreed wages, KWD 10/- for every month of delay should be paid by Employer).
  • Provision of free food, clothing, medical treatment and adequate accommodation.
  • Compensation for extra work (In case of non-payment, PAM may investigate and order the Employer to pay double the agreed wage).
  • Paid weekly rest and paid annual holiday.
  • One month's wage for each year of service as End of Service Benefits.
  • DWs cannot be assigned any hazardous work affecting health or offending human dignity.
  • Maximum working hours should not be more than 12 hours per day.
  • Passport/Civil Id of DWs cannot be retained by Employer, without the consent of DWs. is now on WhatsApp Channel    Follow Channel

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On Looker
Saturday, September 30, 2023
How many DW will read this !!!

Also, this looks more like a advisory to the sponsor than to DW.

Wednesday, September 27, 2023
12 hrs duty? what the hell is that ? why are Indian domestic workers considered like that..... its time to speak up... and 120 kd salary? its high time.. Indians change their thinking... do not set your value low...

Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Most of people in Kuwait waiting for Kannun . In this heavy checking give one chance to people to leave Kuwait

Mohmmad islam
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Very good sir

Tuesday, September 26, 2023
ladies age domestic visa please reply sir?
Jai bharat

Monday, September 25, 2023
Was thinking,. something like the Shlonek App during the covid can be implemented with database of the DW''S to check on their status and Indian embassy can support accrodingly.

Monday, September 25, 2023
i agree with your advisory, but one thing.... who will follow the rules and regulations once a maid or driver go inside thier sponsor house....

does that rule gona work...
and 12 hours duty per day..... are you serious .......

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