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Kuwait visa

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A visa is required for this destination.

Travelers must receive a visa on arrival with an Invitation Letter from the Ministry of Interior, obtained by the host in Kuwait.

If traveling to Kuwait to visit family, the inviting party must obtain approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kuwait. The traveler must bring a copy of this approval letter when entering Kuwait and obtain visa on arrival.

Kuwait visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic.

Kuwait visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic.

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COVID-19 / Health Insurance for travel to Kuwait
  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Vaccination certificate. Obtained from the local doctor certifying that the patient is in good health and free from contagious diseases. Lab test results for the following: Hepatitis B & C, Malaria, Filariasis, Syphilis and Chest X-Ray for Tuberculosis.

  • HIV Test. A copy of recent HIV blood test results performed within the last 3 months. Must be from the Kuwait, include applicant's name, address of clinic and signature from a doctor or nurse.

  • Police clearance. A Police Clearance Certificate stating that applicant has no pending criminal proceedings.

  • Work permit. A work permit issued by the Department of Labor of the country.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Vaccination certificate. Obtained from the local doctor certifying that the patient is in good health and free from contagious diseases. Lab test results for the following: Hepatitis B & C, Malaria, Filariasis, Syphilis and Chest X-Ray for Tuberculosis.

  • HIV Test. A copy of recent HIV blood test results performed within the last 3 months. Must be from the Kuwait, include applicant's name, address of clinic and signature from a doctor or nurse.

Unfortunately, at this time VisaHQ does not provide service for

A visa is not required for this destination.

Unfortunately, at this time VisaHQ does not provide service for Tourist visa


Additional steps you may take:
  • Check the current validity of your passport and the availability of blank visa pages

  • Contact the nearest embassy or consulate of Kuwait

    Take advantage of our extensive embassy and consular database to find the nearest one. Upon contacting the embassy confirm the required documents, the time it takes to process the visa and whether the consulate accepts applications by mail.

Additional information
  • Employment contract is required in certain situations (travel for Government contracts). Must be signed by the prospective employer and include the details of employment in Kuwait.
  • Accompany Family Permit is required for this type of visa.
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Kuwait COVID-19 travel restrictions

  • Entry is closed
    Kuwait's border are mostly closed for travelers. Non-Kuwaiti residents are allowed to enter Kuwait provided that they are fully vaccinated with two doses of the Pfizer, AstraZeneca, or Moderna vaccines or one dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine.

    Passengers are not allowed to enter Kuwait unless they are from an exempted category. The entry ban does not apply to nationals of Kuwait, children, husbands and wives of Kuwaiti citizens, and holders of diplomatic passports. Domestic employees of Kuwait residents must register online before departure.
    Prior to arrival restrictions
    Valid passport. Valid national passport with at least 6 month remaining validity after the date of departure.
    Valid visa. Please see the instructions above if you need visa and apply.
    Negative COVID-19 test taken at most 72 hours before departure. The test result must be issued by an approved laboratory.
    📝Health form: Passengers should install "Shlonik" and "Kuwait-Mosafer" applications on their personal device. Passengers must register online before departure.
    Upon arrival restrictions
    🏠Quarantine for 14 days is required for all countries.
    😷Masks are required in public spaces and transport.
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