Visa Requirements for Kuwaiti Citizens

Visa Information for Passport Holders of Kuwait

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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.

eVisa

Kuwaiti passport allows entry to 16 destinations with an eVisa obtained prior to arrival.

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    eVisa
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    eVisa3 monthseVisa holders must arrive via Port Bouet Airport.
  • eVisa31 days
  • eVisa1 yeareVisa is available for tourism only.
  • eVisa28 dayseVisa holders must arrive via Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw or Mandalay airports or via land border crossings with Thailand — Tachileik, Myawaddy and Kawthaung or India — Rih Khaw Dar and Tamu.
    eVisa is available for tourism only.
  • 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.
  • eVisaElectronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for tourism purposes.
    Electronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for business purposes.
    Online Visa eligible.
  • eVisa16 dayse-Visa holders must arrive and departure via 29 checkpoints
  • eVisaObtainable online
    Printed visa authorization must be presented at the time of travel
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  • eVisa30 days
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    eVisa6 months
  • eVisa30 days5-day visa-free transit when in transit at the international airports on condition of holding a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country.

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 Arrival120 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 dayseVisa also available.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days / 8 daysMust have an international vaccination certificate.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrivalup to 90 daysVisa on arrival is obtainable only at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
    eVisa holders must arrive via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
    eVisas are available for 30 or 90 days.
  • eVisa or Visa On ArrivalElectronic visa holders must arrive via Libreville International Airport.
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    eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 months
  • 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.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On ArrivalMay apply online.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 months

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.

Special Conditions

In order to trave to 1 destination, passport holders of Kuwait must meet special conditions, and may not be allowed to enter at all.

  • Special RequirementsAccording to the Law No. 2 of 2014 all visitors require visas prior to arrival.

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