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July 15, 2021: Message for U.S. Citizens: Embassy Closure July 19-24
July 15, 2021

Location:   Kuwait

Event:   Embassy Closure July 19-24

U.S. Embassy Kuwait informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy will be closed for normal operations from July 19-24 in observance of Waqfat Arafat Day and Eid Al-Adha.  We wish everyone a safe and healthy holiday.

The Embassy will reopen on Sunday, July 25. For life and death emergencies, please call the Embassy emergency line at 2259-1001.  For all other inquiries, please email KuwaitACS@state.gov and we will respond on Sunday, July 25.


  • The Embassy updates the information on its COVID-19 webpage daily so please check it for the latest information on COVID-19 in Kuwait.
  • 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
American Citizen Services (ACS)
Telephone: (+965 ) 2259-1001
Fax: (+965) 2538-0282
Email: KuwaitACS@state.gov