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Message for U.S. Citizens: Cessation of Issuance of Residence Permit Stickers

Starting March 10, 2019, Kuwaiti authorities will no longer issue residence permit stickers in passports for new and current residents of Kuwait. When applying for a new or renewal residence, Kuwaiti authorities will issue residents a newly-formatted civil identification card to replace the function of the residence permit sticker. After receiving a new civil identification ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kuwait

Location: Kuwait, countrywide  Event: Kuwait National and Liberation Days – February 25 & 26 The Kuwait National and Liberation Day holidays will be Monday, February 25, and Tuesday, February 26. U.S. citizens should expect festive celebrations, large crowds, and heavy traffic congestion in downtown and waterfront areas. There will be particularly heavy vehicular congestion and ...
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U.S. Secretary of State’s Visit to Kuwait, Third Strategic Dialogue Postponed

Attribution: U.S. Ambassador Lawrence Silverman U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will return to the United States after his meetings in Muscat, Oman. This curtailment of travel is required so that the Pompeo family may attend a family funeral. The Secretary very much looks forward to visiting Kuwait to conduct the United States-Kuwait Strategic Dialogue ...
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