The Kuwait online eVisa is an electronic visa for travelers to Kuwait, issued through an online application system. It was introduced in 2016 to facilitate visa processing for tourists wishing to enter Kuwait for a maximum of 90 days.
The Kuwait eVisa can be obtained by completing the online application with personal information, travel details, passport data and some security questions. The approved eVisa for Kuwait is a single entry visa issued for touristic purposes.
The following important information relates to the eVisa for Kuwait, available for eligible foreign nationals to request online:
To travel to Kuwait with an eVisa, foreign nationals must meet the following requirements:
For GCC Residents:
Foreign citizens from the countries and territories listed below are eligible to apply for an eVisa to travel to Kuwait. Furthermore, travelers with residency in the GCC countries - Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, or the United Arab Emirates - may also apply for an eVisa.
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Botswana||Brazil||Brunei Darussalam||Bulgaria|
|Central African Republic||Chad||Chile||China||Colombia|
|Comoros||Congo, The Democratic Republic of the||Cook Islands||Costa Rica||Cote D'Ivoire|
|Ecuador||Egypt||El Salvador||Equatorial Guinea||Eritrea|
|Estonia||Falkland Islands (Malvinas)||Fiji||Finland||France|
|Guinea-Bissau||Guyana||Haiti||Honduras||Hong Kong, China|
|Kenya||Korea North||Korea South||Kyrgyzstan||Lao People's Democratic Republic|
|Moldova, Republic of||Monaco||Mongolia||Montenegro||Morocco|
|Portugal||Puerto Rico||Republic of Cyprus||Romania||Russian Federation|
|Rwanda||Saint Helena||Saint Lucia||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||Samoa|
|San Marino||Senegal||Sierra Leone||Singapore||Slovakia|
|Tanzania, United Republic of||Thailand||Tonga||Trinidad and Tobago||Tunisia|
|United States||Uruguay||Uzbekistan||Vanuatu||Vatican City|
Foreign nationals holding a valid passport from this list of eligible countries, or GCC countries residents, can apply for a Kuwait eVisa online here.
In addition to the personal information and travel details, applicants may be required to provide the following documents:
The applicant can submit this information at a later date and does not need to provide these documents at the moment of application.
In order to facilitate entry into Kuwait, it is imperative that all eligible foreign nationals present the following upon arrival:
Once the applicant has submitted their online application, all eVisa notifications and updates will be sent via email.
The eVisa will generally be processed within 7 business day(s), excluding weekends (Friday and Saturday) and holidays in Kuwait. However, some may take longer to process, up to 30 business day(s) upon submission of a complete application.
To send a verification status request of your online Kuwait eVisa application, please click here.
In order to complete and submit an online application for an eVisa to Kuwait, candidates must have a valid passport and email address.
Please note that sensitive biographical information - such as first and last names, place and date of birth, address, sex, passport number and nationality - must appear exactly as they do on the applicant’s passport.
All applicants can click here to submit their Kuwait eVisa application online.