Visa Requirements for Kuwait

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Freedom of Travel

Passport holders of 5 countries have freedom of travel to Kuwait. This often means there will be no limitation on the duration of stay, and no restrictions on activities such as volunteering, employment, or conducting business.

Visa On Arrival

Visa to travel in Kuwait can be obtained at airports and other borders crossings for Passport holders of 13 countries.


Passport holders for 1 country can obtain an electronic visa / authorization prior to arrival to travel to Kuwait.

eVisa / On Arrival

On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / authorization is available to passport holders of 60 countries to travel to Kuwait.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

Prior to arrival at Kuwait, passport holders of 148 countries must obtain a visa at their corresponding consulate of Kuwait. Additional travel conditions (such as Visas to other countries) may waive this requirement.

Entry Refused

Disagreements between Kuwait and 2 countries have imposed restrictions in traveling to Kuwait.

  • Entry RefusedRemarks updated .Admission refused on entry and transit.
    Part of the Arab League boycott of Israel.
    Travel permit for eligible nationals is required.
  • Entry RefusedRemarks updated .Filipinos with a residence permit known as Iqama, or a Kuwait Civil ID may continue to enter the country - see also Kuwait–Philippines relations.

Information last checked on . Requirements last changed on .