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

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, ...
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June 17, 2021: Message for U.S. Citizens: IRS Announcement of Advance Child Tax Credits

Location:  Kuwait  Event:    On June 7, the IRS started sending letters to more than 36 million American families who may be eligible for the newly expanded Child Tax Credit for the 2021 tax year under the American Rescue Plan Act.      Letters list an estimate of monthly payments, with the first payment slated for July 15.  After that, taxpayers can expect payments ...
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June 10, 2021: Health Alert – Optional COVID-19 Vaccination Registration with Ministry of Health

Location:  Kuwait Event:  Individuals who received a COVID-19 vaccination from a non-Kuwaiti government authority may register their vaccine record on the Ministry of Health website .  Registration enables the Public Health Department to validate vaccination records administered by non-Kuwaiti authorities. Vaccinated individuals with records approved by the Kuwaiti Public Health Department may then download the Immune (مناعة) App from ...
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May 31, 2021: Message to U.S. Citizens – Return Travel on Recently Expired U.S. Passports

Return Travel on Recently Expired U.S. Passports Location:  Kuwait Event:  U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports. If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until ...
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May 28, 2021: Message to U.S. Citizens – Special Elections in Texas (6th Congressional District) and Ohio (11th and 15th Congressional Districts)

Special Elections in Texas (6th Congressional District) and Ohio (11th and 15th Congressional Districts) Submit your absentee ballot now for these special elections for federal office. The following states have elections in the next 90 days: July 27, 2021: Texas Special Runoff Election in U.S. Congressional District 6** August 3, 2021: Ohio Special Primary Election in U.S. ...
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