November 30, 2021: Message for U.S. Citizens: MOI Announced e-Visa Application is Available for U.S. Citizens

The Government of Kuwait has announced that people of certain nationalities, including the United States, who would like to travel to Kuwait may apply for a visa electronically (e-Visa) through the Ministry of Interior’s portal,  In order to qualify, travelers must meet the requirements listed on the site, which include full vaccination, proof of immunization through the Kuwait Mobile ID, Immune, or Kuwait Mosafer mobile applications.  A passport with more than six months validity is also required at the time of application.  Please visit the site for a full list of requirements and additional information.

The Embassy has not received any updates regarding the resumption of Kuwaiti tourist visas on arrival for American citizens.

U.S. Embassy Kuwait
American Citizen Services (ACS)
Telephone: (+965) 2259-1001
Fax: (+965) 2538-0282

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