Primary Elections are in Full Swing

As the summer travel season approaches, the U.S. Embassy recommends that all U.S. citizens overseas review their voter registration status and vote in their state’s primary election and the November 2018 general election. Now is the time to update your mailing address and absentee ballot request information to reflect any changes since the last general ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Kuwait Now Accepts the United States Emergency Passport

Kuwait Now Accepts the United States Emergency Passport   Kuwait accepts U.S. emergency passports for entry and exit to Kuwait as of May 1, 2018. The following conditions apply to U.S. citizens intending to enter or exit with a U.S. emergency passport: The bearer of a U.S. emergency passport will be admitted only as a ...
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Kuwait National and Liberation Days – February 25 & 26

The Kuwait National and Liberation day holidays will begin on Thursday, February 23, but the main holiday activities will be Saturday, February 25, and Sunday, February 26.  Festive celebrations, large crowds, and heavy traffic congestion are expected in downtown areas. There will be heavy traffic congestion and pedestrian traffic from early afternoon to evening hours on ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Kuwait National and Liberation Days – February 25 & 26.

February 22, 2016 Kuwait National and Liberation Days will be Thursday, February 25, and Friday, February 26. Festive celebrations, large crowds, and heavy traffic congestion are expected in downtown areas. Expect heavy traffic congestion and pedestrian traffic from early afternoon to evening hours around Gulf Road and in Salmiya. In years past, the police have ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Potential for Heavy Rains in Kuwait – November 3, 2015

This message is to inform U.S. citizens in Kuwait that the Kuwait Meteorological Department has forecasted the potential for heavy rains this week, particularly Tuesday through Saturday. Heavy rains can quickly overwhelm the drainage systems in the country, which can result in flash floods, deep standing water, power outages, and road closures.  U.S. citizens living and ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Kuwait National and Liberation Days – February 25-26

February 23, 2015 Kuwait City, Kuwait February 23, 2015 Kuwait’s National and Liberation Days are scheduled for Wednesday, February 25, and Thursday, February 26.   Festive celebrations, large crowds, and heavy traffic congestion are expected throughout the long weekend, particularly along the Gulf Road and Salmiya.  The Ministry of Interior will augment the presence of emergency ...
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