We do not provide services for this country.

KUWAIT VISAS:

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa:
Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia & United Arab Emirates

A 3 month holiday visa or 30 day business visa can be issued on arrival (for a fee) to nationals of:
Andorra, Austrailia, Austria, Belgium, Bhutan, British (stays up to 90 days), Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Demark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea (South), Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City & Vietnam

  KUWAIT visa service & travel information

WE DO NOT PROVIDE SERVICES FOR THIS COUNTRY

KUWAIT VISAS:

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa:
Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia & United Arab Emirates

A 3 month holiday visa or 30 day business visa can be issued on arrival (for a fee) to nationals of:
Andorra, Austrailia, Austria, Belgium, Bhutan, British (stays up to 90 days), Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Demark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea (South), Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City & Vietnam

KUWAIT TRANSIT VISAS:

Required by all except those as noted above and those continuing their journey to another country within 8 hours provided holding confirmed tickets and documents for their onward journey

KUWAIT HEALTH:

There are currently no compulsory vaccinations required.

Recommended immunisations: Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Polio, TB, Tetanus & typhoid.

KUWAIT WEATHER:

Kuwait is a desert country with little annual rainfall. Most rain falls between Nov-Mar. Temperatures in winter are mild & summers hot

FURTHER INFORMATION FOR KUWAIT:

Location of Kuwait: Middle East
Local Time in Kuwait: GMT+3
Capital City of Kuwait: Kuwait city
Population of Kuwait: 2 million
Language(s) spoken in Kuwait: Arabic, English
Dialling Code for Kuwait: 965
Emergency numbers in Kuwait: Police: 199. Fire: 100-105. Ambulance: 4722000/4721008
Driving in Kuwait: Driving is on the left. International Driving Permit required, temporary licence available from local authorities on presentation of UK licence
Electricity in Kuwait: 220/240V AC 50Hz
Currency of Kuwait: Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD 1 = 1,000 Fils)
Notes: KWD: 0.250, 0.500, 1, 5, 10, 20
Coins: Fils: 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100
Credit Cards/Travellers Cheques: Credit cards and travellers cheques are widely accepted
Opening Hours in Kuwait:
Bank: 0800-1200 Sun-Thur
Office: 0700-1400 Sat-Wed 0700-1400 (winter), 0730-1400 Sat-Wed (summer), 0730-1330 (winter), 0700-1100 (summer) (Government offices)
Shops: 0830-1230 Sat-Thur, 1630-2100 Fri
Hints for Kuwait: Women should dress conventionally, revealing clothes should not be worn. Many business executives speak English. It is an advantage if business cards have Arabic translation on reverse side. Islamic conventions apply. At meetings it is polite to drink coffee or tea, when offered. It is the convention to use the right and not the left hand when shaking hands and passing or receiving anything. Some people may prefer not to shake hands with those of the opposite sex. Visits during Ramadan should be avoided. Smoking in public buildings is often restricted. Alcohol is forbidden by law. On social occasions, be punctual and dress as for business meetings unless otherwise indicated. There are some restrictions on photography such as military installations
Tipping in Kuwait: A service charge is usually added to restaurant & hotel bills, if not tips are around 10%
Import Allowances for Kuwait: 500 cigarettes or 907gr of tobacco
Prohibited/Restricted in Kuwait: All alcoholic beverages and narcotics are strictly prohibited

Airports in Kuwait:

Kuwait International (KWI)

 
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