Visa to Kuwait


Kuwait e-Visa: Basic Information

In 2016, the Kuwaiti government introduced the possibility of obtaining a visa through the electronic travel authorization system. It was introduced to simplify and speed up the application process. Applying for an e-Visa to Kuwait is faster and easier. You no longer need to make an appointment at the embassy. The government of Kuwait will issue your electronic visa online and will send you this document by email in PDF format.

  • Types of e-Visa

    Tourist e-Visa- It is issued solely for tourist purposes, such as sightseeing, visiting friends or family, participation in fairs or holidays. The tourist visa holder cannot work in Kuwait and will be held legally responsible if caught. e-Visa entitles you to enter Kuwait for single entry and allows you to stay in this country for 90 days . The e-Visa is valid for 30 days from the date of issue.

  • e-Visa application to Kuwait

    To complete the e-Visa application, you only need to complete the form and submit the required documents. As soon as you complete all the data and attach the relevant documents, you will receive an e-mail confirmation of submitting the application along with the processing time information. The decision will be given within 3 working days. We also would like to inform you that the entire visa processing time depend on the decision of the Immigration Office in Kuwait. The approved visa will be sent to your e-mail address. After receiving the e-mail, please print your e-visa and present it at the airport upon arrival in Kuwait.

    To complete the application, use the panel on the left. Select the type of trip: tourist and enter your citizenship. Click "Apply online" and complete the application form.

  • Electronic visa validity

    Tourist e-Visa –with a stay of up to 90 days, it is valid for 30 days from the date of issue.

    Attention: To apply for an e-Visa online, your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry into Kuwait.

  • e-Visa Transit information

    If the applicant does not plan to leave the transit area, no e-Visa is required.

  • Requirements on Arrival

    To travel to Kuwait you need a valid passport issued by one of the elegible countries for an e-Visa. You should print your electronic visa and take it with you to the airport.

  • List of eligible countries

    Citizens of the countries listed below can apply for an electronic visa to travel to Kuwait:

    • Andorra
    • Australia
    • Austria
    • Belgium
    • Bhutan
    • Brunei
    • Bulgaria
    • Cambodia
    • Canada
    • Croatia
    • Cyprus
    • Czech Republic
    • Denmark
    • Estonia
    • Finland
    • France
    • Germany
    • Greece
    • Georgia
    • Hong Kong
    • Hungary
    • Ireland
    • Iceland
    • Italy
    • Japan
    • Laos
    • Liechtenstein
    • Lithuania
    • Luxembourg
    • Latvia
    • Malaysia
    • Malta
    • Monaco
    • Norway
    • Netherlands
    • New Zealand
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • Romania
    • San Marino
    • Serbia
    • Singapore
    • South Korea
    • Slovakia
    • Slovenia
    • Spain
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • Turkey
    • Ukraine
    • United Kingdom
    • United States
    • Vatican

    GCC residents can apply for an e-Visa if they reside in one of the GCC countries (Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman).

    If your citizenship is not listed and you do not have other travel documents, you must apply for a regular visa at the embassy to visit Kuwait.


Required documents

Citizens of all eligible countries (list above) can apply online with the following documents:

  • Passport – the bio-data page with photo

GCC residents must provide the following copies of the documents:

  • Passport – the bio-data page with photo
  • A copy of the GCC visa
  • A copy of the GCC ID

Important information

  • You must submit your application at least 3 days in advance.
  • If you don't plan to leave the transit area, you don't need an e-Visa.
  • You must print out your visa and have it with you along with your passport at the Immigration.
  • There is no possibility to extend your e-Visa.
  • A person who exceeds the permitted period of stay will be fined and held legally liable, which may result in the deprivation of the right to issue a visa in the future.
  • An e-Visa does not authorize any labour activity in Kuwait.

Benefits of Evisa Express

    Easy application processThere are three easy steps to get your eVisa to Kuwait. Any issues during the application process can be addressed by contacting our support team
    Qualified team of expertsA qualified team oversees the processing of each and every application
    Guarantee of service If an application is unable to be processed, reimbursement is provided according to the conditions set out by our Terms of Service

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Three easy steps to get your eVisa

    Apply onlineFill out basic information on your citizenship and purpose for travel
    Fill out remaining required information and make online paymentWe accept both credit and debit cards and other convenient methods of payment.
    Check your emailOnce your payment is confirmed, the eVisa will be sent to the email address you provided on your application.
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