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Questions tagged [kuwait]

Kuwait, a liberal Arab country in the Middle East, a member of the Gulf Cooperation Council and of OPEC.

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transit visa for kuwait and jordan

I am a indian citizen travelling form India to UK. I have a layover of four hours at both kuwait and jordan airports. I have a valid UK visa. Do I need a transit visa for both these countries.
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Transit Visa at kuwait [duplicate]

I am travelling from India to Istanbul in April 19 by Kuwait airways. I have a layover in Kuwait for 4hrs. Do I require a transit Visa?
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Father's first name between the applicant's first and last name in Kuwait Visa, is it normal?

My friend has received his E-visa to go to Kuwait. In the E-visa, his name is written like this: His first name + his father's first name + His last name. As an example, suppose my friends name ...
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What documents should I have when entering Kuwait on a visa?

Should an Indian passport holder carry the original visit visa documents or is a copy of the valid visa enough while travelling from Canada to Kuwait?
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Travelling to Kuwait from Bangalore

My husband will be travelling to Kuwait on work visa, his done with medical visa stamping and pcc. I have heard from people that he has to have employment contract as well to show in the immigration? ...
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What is the passport validity period requirement for a Kuwait employment visa? [closed]

My passport is going to expire on 30 July 2020, and I have a job opportunity coming up in Kuwait. Will I be eligible to get this visa, which is for a 2-year contract?
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Kuwait - practical difference between e-visa and visa on arrival?

Using Timatic (via the Emirates site) I see: British passport visiting Kuwait Visa required. Visa Issuance: Passengers with a British passport can obtain a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 3 ...
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Do I need a Kuwait transit visa?

I am an Indian national and passport holder, traveling from New Delhi to Frankfurt (via Kuwait) and back with Kuwait Airways. I see no Terminal change for the onward and return journeys. I have no ...
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Transit Visa request from Kuwait to Croatia with passport less than 6 month to go

I need to apply through my agent for visa to travel from Kuwait to Croatia in the beginning of September. My intention is to apply on Sunday 26th. I have signed on the vessel permanently located in ...
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Entering the US twice on different passports

Does it matter if I entered the US on my British passport 10 years ago and now I decide to visit the US but this time as a Kuwaiti? I was told that US immigration may think that is odd.
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Is a transit visa required for a layover in Kuwait? [duplicate]

I'm travelling to Cairo from Mumbai with Kuwait Airways. There's a 4-hour layover in Kuwait. Do I need a transit visa?
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Transit facility at Kuwait Airport

I'm traveling to Rome from Delhi, India, via Kuwait. What are the options available to spend the transit time (approximately 6 hours) in the airport? I also have a 5-year-old kid with me. Are there ...
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Is a road trip from Kuwait to Bahrain by company vehicle possible? What is the procedure and paperworks? [closed]

We are planing a road trip from Kuwait to Bahrain by company vehicle and I got many details from here. But does anyone know the rules and documentation for using a company car instead of private car? ...
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Kuwait visa in old passport and would like to apply with my new name passport for UK visa

Hope for explanations I'm a bit worried, I'm resident of Kuwait with my maiden name and recently I have received new passport with my marriage name. Can I apply from Kuwait for U.K.visa with my new ...
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What visa do I need for a layover in Kuwait? [closed]

I live in Germany and will be flying from Frankfurt (Germany) to Ahmedabad (India). I will have a layover of 23 hours in Kuwait as I am flying with Kuwait Airways. I have an Indian passport and would ...
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I am a Pakistani National traveling to Canada for study, will transit through Kuwait and Frankfurt Will I need a transit visa for Kuwait?

My Canadian study permit was approved and I have a visa for it in my passport. I have transit one in Kuwait and one in Frankfurt. Will I need a transit visa for Kuwait? It's a one hour stop. Doha to ...
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Do I require transit visa for Kuwait

I am travelling to USA via Kuwait and the layover is 18 hours. I am Indian citizen and have valid USA Visa B1/B2 valid for the next 10 years. Please update me I have to book a flight and need some ...
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How long does it take for a Kuwait work visa to be renewed? [closed]

I'm going to work in Kuwait. I have a work visa, but it has already expired. If I renew the visa, how long will I have to wait for it to be issued?
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I am a Bangladeshi in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia holding a resident work permit. How can I visit Kuwait?

I am a Bangladeshi national and hold a resident permit for the Kingdom of Saudia Arabia, where I am now. How can I visit Kuwait. What are the visa requirements?
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Travelling by Kuwait Airways - Travel restrictions

I booked a flight through Kuwait Airways, in a hurry. They have a transit through Kuwait city. The flight is from India to New York. I already have a student visa for the US. I am not sure if the ...
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Is transit visa required in Kuwait?

My wife will be travelling back to the Philippines on a connecting flight from here in Jeddah, KSA to Manila, Philippines, through Kuwait for 4 hours. She doesn't need to go out of the airport. ...
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Does a Filipina need a visa for a connecting flight in Kuwait?

Our maid is coming from Manila, Philippines, to Doha, Qatar, with a connection in Kuwait. Does she need any visa to pass through Kuwait?
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Do I need a transit vsa in Kuwait; what about checked baggage?

I am traveling to India from Athens on Aegean Airlines and transiting in Kuwait for the onward flight on Kuwait Airlines. The layover is about 4.5 hours. Do I need a transit visa? How will I collect ...
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Can I leave Kuwait with a new passport and a tourist visa with different names

I am in Kuwait on a tourist visa and my visa is in my maiden name. I have a new passport in my married name but I entered Kuwait with a tourist visa in my maiden name. Will I have any problems leaving ...
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Transit visa for Philippine passport holder

I was granted an EEA Family Permit to join my husband in the UK. Do I need a transit visa for a 6-hour stopover, either in Kuwait or Turkey? I would be staying airside only.
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Do I need a transit visa for Kuwait to recheck in my baggage?

I am a German citizen flying to Kathmandu in November. I have a layover in Kuwait for 4 hours. I will need to recheck-in my luggage. I will leave the international zone to recheck-in my baggage? Do I ...
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Can I cancel my Kuwait visa and have it erased from their system?

I have an entry visa in Kuwait I want to cancel because my name is misspelled on that visa, and the employer didn't take any action almost 3 months ago. They cannot issue me a new visa because of that ...
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Are biometrics shared between GCC? [closed]

Are only the biometrics of people who are blacklisted or convicted in any GCC country shared or are all biometrics of each and everyone who visits any GCC country shared throughout ? A friend of ...
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Does anyone have any information about the new E Visas for tourist entry into Kuwait?

I saw an article some time back on Kuwait launching E Visas for specific nationalities but when I went through the process described - it still came across as a Visa on arrival - although there is an ...
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An Egyptian citizen travelling to Kuwait with a valid Saudi resident permit

I am Egyptian citizen having valid Saudi iqama with me with good profession on iqama. Can I fly to Kuwait without visa from my home country (Egypt) when I am on vacation? this is for business trip ...
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Indian national travelling from Kuwait to Dubai by road [closed]

I am an Indian national, and I'm currently staying in Kuwait with legal residency. I want to travel to Dubai by car with my family. Can you please guide us on the complete procedure with any ...
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Is a transit visa needed for Kuwait?

I am travelling from Delhi to New York. I will be transiting via Kuwait, with a stopover of 1 hour 40 minute. Do I need any transit visa for Kuwait? I have an Indian passport. I will not leave the ...
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Expired Filipino passport with non-expired Kuwait visa — can I still use the visa?

At first, my Filipino passport will expire on Feb 2017, but my agency said it should be valid 2 years and above to file a visa in Kuwait, and then I filed an extension in DFA (Department of Foreign ...
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Denied boarding; visa needed for stopover

Today I had a flight from New York (JFK) to Thiruvananthapuram (TRV) on Kuwait Airways, but was not allowed to board. I reached the counter on time for check in, but they rejected me because the ...
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I'm transiting from Kuwait to Bahrain by car. What are the conditions of getting a Saudi Arabian transit visa? [duplicate]

Visa for Bahrain is now available online and on arrival. Do you still need to take Bahrain visa in advance to get transit visa for KSA? Does anyone know the telephone/mobile numbers for Waseet agents? ...
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Tourist Kuwaiti visa requirements for a Bangladeshi citizen

Hello i am a Bangladeshi citizen.can anyone help me with the information on tourist visa for Kuwait.my fiance lives in Kuwait and she has a PR there.i would like to go for a short visit next year....
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British passport holder travelling to Kuwait and will be driving to Dubai via Saudi. What visa will we require?

Myself and family are British citizens and will be flying out to Kuwait, from there we will travel to Dubai via road and through Saudi. What visa will we need? Is the visa available at the border or ...
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Lost passport and overstaying in Kuwait?

I'm on a visit visa in Kuwait, I lost my passport, can I exit Kuwait using travel documents issued by our embassy? I am filipino, overstaying, we have an embassy in Kuwait.
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Is the Iran banking system cut off even from its neighbouring countries on good terms with it?

I'm hoping to travel to Iran in the next six months and I'm aware that it's difficult to access "western" banks via ATM networks, bank transfer, etc. But do the sanction even apply to countries that ...
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Can I use an expired passport to go home to get my passport renewed?

I am a Ghanaian currently working in Kuwait and my passport will expire on March 31, 2015 but my residency will expire in 2016. I want to go to Ghana in July 2015 to renew my passport, but by then my ...
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Kuwait Travel visa

I am travelling to Kuwait on Business for 2 days, our local partner (from a Kuwait Company) there says I can travel based on a scanned copy of the visa sent to me and that visa stamping would be done ...
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Can I visit other GCC countries if I hold a valid visa for one of them?

Can Indian citizens visit other G.C.C countries i.e. UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar on a Kuwait employment visa? What about if I have a tourist visa?
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Can I travel to Kuwait on a employment visa with old passport number? [duplicate]

I have a Kuwait employment visa, with my old passport number. But as the old passport has ECR on it I got a new passport with a new passport number with ECNR. Can I travel with the same visa or do I ...
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Travelling to the UAE and Kuwait on a passport with slightly less than 6 months to go until expiry

I am travelling to the UAE and then Kuwait for a few days next week. As a UK Passport holder I know that I will get a free 30 day visa upon entering both countries. However, I've just noticed that the ...
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Traveling with two passports [duplicate]

Egyptian passport holder, living in Kuwait, on Kuwait residence, also Bosnian passport holder. Traveling to Schengen, going out of Kuwait with Egyptian because of Kuwait residence in it, entering ...
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Which order do these dimensions go in [duplicate]

23 x 36 x 56cm On the Kuwait website it says that hand luggage cannot exceed 115cm. What is the order of the dimension, is it length x width x height ?
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Old passport number mentioned in visa for Kuwait [duplicate]

I am living in India and I applied for an employment visa from Kuwait. I got all visa documents now, but my old passport number is mentioned in all documents. I renewed my passport and it has a new ...
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Can I travel to Kuwait on a visa with old passport number?

I have a Kuwait visa, obtained from a hotel in Kuwait, with my old passport number. But as the validity of the present passport is expiring within 6 months, I got a new passport with a new passport ...
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What is the absolute cheapest accommodation in Kuwait (besides couch surfing)?

I hear that food and some other things are very cheap in Kuwait but that accommodation is "expensive". Unfortunately the usual sources, such as Wikitravel don't say how much money "expensive" is. ...
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Will an Iranian or Kuwaiti visa or stamp in my passport pose a problem on a future visit to Israel?

In this question I learned that entering Kuwait with an Israeli stamp in your passport will be a problem. (Less surprising was that Iran doesn't like them either). Later during my current trip I am ...