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June 18, 2021: Message for U.S. Citizens:  Embassy Closure June 20
June 18, 2021

Location:   Kuwait

Event:   Embassy Closure June 20

U.S. Embassy Kuwait informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy will be closed for normal operations on Sunday, June 20, 2021 in observance of Juneteenth, a new Federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.  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 Monday, June 21.


  • 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