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April 06, 2021: Health Alert – Curfew Changes on April 08, 2021
April 6, 2021

Location: Kuwait

Event: On April 1, the government of Kuwait announced changes to curfew restrictions effective April 8 – April 22.

Starting April 8, curfew will begin one hour later. Curfew will be in effect from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM daily from April 8 to April 22. U.S. citizens should observe the restrictions announced by the Kuwaiti government during the curfew period.

The period for walking outdoors in one’s neighborhood will be from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Restaurants will be able to deliver until 3:00 AM.

See further information about current restrictions and exceptions on our COVID-19 page. The current conditions remain in effect until April 8 and should be observed by all U.S. citizens.  With exceptions for first-degree relatives of Kuwaiti citizens and domestic employees traveling with them, entry to Kuwait for non-Kuwaiti citizens remains suspended until further notice.

Restrictions after April 22 have not yet been announced.

Actions to Take: 

  • Stay abreast of local news and information.
  • Check with your airlines regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions
  • Consult the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website for the most up-to-date information.
  • Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
  • Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States.
  • U.S. citizens should continue to check the Embassy website and follow our social media platforms for announcements.
  • If you have not done so already, enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)to receive Alerts and messages from the Embassy.


U.S. Embassy Kuwait
P.O. Box 77
Safat 13001

Telephone: (+965) 2259-1001
Emergency Telephone: (+965) 2259-1001
Fax: (+965) 2538-0282