Visa Requirements for Kuwaiti Citizens
Visa Information for Passport Holders of Kuwait
Freedom of Travel
Kuwaiti passport holders can travel to 5 destinations without a visa. Identify cards or passports may be required.
Visa Not Required
40 destinations allow visa-free entry to Kuwaiti citizens.
Visa On Arrival
A visa can be obtained upon arrival at 25 destinations for passport holders of Kuwait.
Kuwaiti passport allows entry to 16 destinations with an eVisa obtained prior to arrival.
- eVisa3 monthsKuwait article 17 passports are unacceptable, and visas will not be endorsed in them.
International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy must be paid upon requesting an Electronic Travel Authority.
Holders of an Australian Permanent Resident Visa or Resident Return Visa may be granted a New Zealand Resident Visa on arrival permitting indefinite stay (pursuant to the Trans-Tasman Travel Arrangement), subject to meeting character requirements and obtaining an Electronic Travel Authority prior to departure.
eVisa / On Arrival
For 16 destinations, On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / auhtorization is available to passport holders of Kuwait.
- eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa on arrival is available at international airports Luangphabang, Pakse, Savannakhet and Vientiane, and at 4 land borders Friendship Bridge,
eVisa may be used to enter Laos through the following entry points — Wattay International Airport and the First Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge
Entry points Lalai, Lantui, Meuang mom, Pakxan, and Phoudou are open only to visa holders.
Visa on arrival is extendable up to 60 days.
Pre-arranged Visa Required
90 destinations require a visa obtained at an embassy or consulate prior to arrival from passport holders of Kuwait. This requirement may be waived off if Kuwaiti citizens meet certain alternate requirements such as holding other visas or resident permits.
- Visa RequiredUS visa holders (B1/B2, C1 or D) travelling to Costa Rica, can stay up to 30 days. Visa must be valid for at least 1 day from the day of arrival
US visa holders (Greencard holder, F1, J1, H1B, G4, L1, EB-1) travelling to Costa Rica, can stay up to 30 days. Visa must be valid for at least 6 months from the day of arrival
In order to trave to 1 destination, passport holders of Kuwait must meet special conditions, and may not be allowed to enter at all.
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