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Kuwait Visa and Passport Requirements

To enjoy your holidays in Kuwait, you would need to get few formalities out of your way. Visa is one of them, and often, causes major upsets if not handled diligently. 
The citizens of Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates do not require a visa to enter Kuwait. 
While citizens of Andorra, Anguilla, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, Bhutan, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria,  Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Canada, Cayman Islands, Cook Islands, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guadeloupe, Guam, Holy See (Vatican), Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland , Ireland, Italy, Japan, Laos, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mayotte, Monaco, Montserrat, Netherlands, Antilles, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Réunion, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom, US Virgin Islands, USA, Vietnam, the European Union, Andorra, Australia, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, Georgia, Hong Kong, Iceland, Japan, Laos, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Monaco, Myanmar, New Zealand, Norway, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Swaziland, Switzerland, Turkey, United States, Vatican City and Vietnam may obtain a visa valid for 3 months ‘on arrival’ to Kuwait if arriving by air.
Apart from the countries mentioned above, citizens of all other nationalities need advance visas, which require an invitation from a sponsor in Kuwait.  A sponsor can also be your Kuwaiti employer, if you’re working. However, if your purpose of visit is holiday or business, the hotel where you’re putting up can act as your sponsor. You must send your travel itinerary and passport details by fax a few weeks in advance of your stay to the hotel, asking for this service, and the hotel may charge a small fee for the same. 
Also remember, entry will be refused to citizens of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Pakistan, Syria and Yemen, and also to those who show stamps and/or visas from Israel.
To enjoy your holidays in Kuwait, you would need to get few formalities out of your way. Visa is one of them, and often, causes major upsets if not handled diligently. 
The citizens of Oman,...

How to Reach Kuwait

By Air

There are more than one ways of reaching Kuwait. Which one you prefer, will depend on various factors like time, money and accessibility. Travelling to Kuwait via air ways remains the fastest mode of commutation, not to mention, the most convenient too!
By Plane: The main and only international airport of Kuwait is the Kuwait International Airport which  is served by many international airlines that connect Kuwait to the Middle East as well as Africa, Europe, and North America, directl...

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