Routine Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Section Closure due to Passing of Former President George H.W. Bush

Routine Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Section Closure due to Passing of Former President George H.W. Bush The Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy in Kuwait will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, for routine consular services due to the passing of former President George H.W. Bush.  The Consular Section will reopen for normal ...
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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuwait, November 14, 2018

Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuwait, November 14, 2018 Location: Kuwait City Event: Rains are expected to cause flooding in parts of Kuwait.  Please monitor the Ministry of Interior’s website and KUNA ( kuna.net.kw ) for updated information on flooded areas and road closures as they are announced. Routine consular services are cancelled for this afternoon.  Emergency services for U.S. ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballots for Mid-term Elections

[Monday, October 8, 2018] Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! The majority of states require voted ballots to reach local election officials by the close of polls on Tuesday, November 6. Same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States. We highly recommend that you mail your voted paper ballot to your ...
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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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