Kuwait travel ban and restrictions

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The travel advice is Do not travel to Kuwait. COVID travel advice is country is Closed for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Kuwait. Kuwait is part of Asia with main city at Kuwait City. Its Developing country with a population of 4M people. The main currency is Kuwaiti Dinar. The languages spoken are Arabic.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Kuwait


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Last updated: November 23, 2020

1. Passengers who have been in or transited through Afghanistan, Argentina, Armenia, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Chile, China (People's Rep.), Colombia, Dominican Rep., Egypt, France, Hong Kong (SAR China), India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kosovo (Rep.), Lebanon, Mexico, Moldova (Rep.), Montenegro, Nepal, North Macedonia (Rep.), Panama, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Serbia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Syria or Yemen in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter.

- This does not apply to:

- nationals of Kuwait;

- first degree family members of nationals of Kuwait. They must present proof of their relationship;

- domestic workers of residents of Kuwait;

- passengers with a diplomatic or special passport. They must have prior approval from the Embassy of Kuwait.

2. Residents of Kuwait who left Kuwait before 1 September 2019 are not allowed to enter Kuwait.

3. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 96 hours before departure.

- This does not apply to:

- passengers younger than 6 years;

- passengers in transit;

- passengers returning to Kuwait with a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued before departure from Kuwait. They must have been a maximum of 4 days abroad.

4. Passengers are subject to medical screening and self-isolation for 14 days.

5. Passengers should install "Shlonik" and "Kuwait-Mosafer" applications on their personal device.

6. Suspension of visa on arrival facilities.

7. Nationals of GCC countries are not allowed to enter with a Civil ID card.

- This does not apply to nationals of Kuwait with a Civil ID card if they used the card when they departed from Kuwait.

8. Passengers with a residence permit issued by Kuwait are allowed to enter with a Digital Civil ID issued via the 'Kuwait Mobile ID' app.

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety for Kuwait

Do not travel

There are limited commercial flights from Kuwait to Australia via Doha, Dubai and other transit hubs. Contact your airline or travel provider and follow the Australian Embassy on social media for the latest announcements and updates (see 'Local contacts' for links). A curfew is in place in Kuwait. Follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. We advise: Do not travel to Kuwait.

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Last updated: November 23, 2020

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