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

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Abu Dhabi to Bangalore via Kuwait, do I need a transit visa?

Does an Indian passport holder travelling from Abu Dhabi to Bangalore via Kuwait, with a layover in Kuwait of 6 hours, require a transit visa if not intending to go out from the airport?
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Connecting flight in Kuwait

I bought a connecting flight with Etihad Airlines on the route from Tehran to Abu Dhabi. The first flight from Tehran to Kuwait is with Kuwait Airlines, and after seven hours, the second flight to Abu ...
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Kuwait transit visa requirements for Nepalese travelling to Nepal, living in the UK

I am travelling to Nepal from the UK and have a layover of more than 10 hours at Kuwait airport. UK-Kuwait & Kuwait-Nepal are with different airlines, same for the return flights. Do I need to ...
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Connection flight in Kuwait with warning

I am looking to buy a two flight ticket from Vienna to Kathmandu via Kuwait. The flight site has a warning, saying "self transfer", I might be required to check out and check in my baggage. ...
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Transit visa for self transfer layover at Kuwait airport [duplicate]

I have planned a trip to Egypt from India. For this we have booked tickets with Kuwait Airways from Mumbai India. We have a 5 hour layover at Kuwait. Our next flight is with Jazeera Airways from ...
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Do I face any issue with different PNR but same airlines & same airport at Kuwait, although I can still get a VOA as a GCC resident?

I am flying with two different PNR with the same airline, Saudia, from Jeddah to Kuwait via Riyadh, and Kuwait to Kuala Lumpur. I have no check-in bags. Please advise.
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Kuwait airways- Missed Connecting flight | potential resolutions

Indian citizen. I had travelled recently with Kuwait Airways. We encountered significant delays at the initial airport in Mumbai, which resulted in us missing our connecting flight from Kuwait to ...
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Do I need a transit visa for the connecting flight in Kuwait?

I'm travelling from Hyderabad, India, to Athens, Greece, which I have a connecting flight through Kuwait. From India to Kuwait I have booked Indigo Airlines and the connecting flight from Kuwait to ...
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Transit Visa for Kuwait Airport Self-Transfer Without Luggage for Indians?

I am an Indian passport holder. I have a flight from Rome to Kuwait (WizzAir) and then Kuwait to Chennai (AirIndia) with a layover of 5-6 hours. Both the legs were booked as separate tickets with ...
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Is Transit visa required for Kuwait Airport self-transfer?

I am an Indian passport holder. I have a flight from Rome to Kuwait (WizzAir) and then Kuwait to Chennai (AirIndia) with a layover of 5-6 hours. Both the legs were booked as separate tickets and hence ...
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Size of checked in bag on Kuwait Airways?

The website for Kuwait Airways says the following and I find it confusing: https://www.kuwaitairways.com/en/is/free-baggage ECONOMY DIMENSIONS FOR NORMAL CHECKIN Length: 90cm, width 65cm, ht 75cm ...
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In Transit visa for Kuwait

We are India citizens travelling from India to London through Kuwait & Istanbul but with different airlines(Indigo, Pegasus). We have to collect the luggage in Kuwait & check in again at ...
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Traveling from Riyadh to India via Kuwait

I am holding Indian citizenship. Planning to travel from Riyadh to India via Kuwait over stay of 4 hours. My question is about that need Kuwait visa or transit visa because I have different PNR ...
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Transit via Kuwait [closed]

I am travelling from Frankfurt to India.. First i will take the one airlines from Frankfurt to Kuwait, and later transit from Kuwait to india via Indigo. Is a visa required to transit in Kuwait, as i ...
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saudi labour can visit kuwait

I am indian with saudi visa holder of proffision مشرف العمل labour supervisor can i visit on araival to kuwait with my family they are holding 2yr family visit visa please suggest an easy way. Thank ...
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Can i take a small vibtaror with me to Kuwait without the battery?

I'm travelling from Australia to kuwait and wanted to know if it's possible for me to travel with a vibrator, without the battery and unscrewing the cap and just tucking different parts of it in a ...
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Indian travelling to Doha to Banglore via Kuwait,do i need transit visa to go out of airport [duplicate]

I am travelling doha to banglore in kuwait airways, there is a short layover of 6 hours. Can I go outside of airport for sometime for my personal work? can I know what is the process?
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Is a Kuwait transit visa needed for an Indian passport holder who has a GCC Resident Card?

I'm an Indian passport holder with the KSA work visa for one year. Next month I'm flying from India to Saudi Arabia with a 12 hour of layover at Kuwait Airport. I would like to get out of the airport ...
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Passport lost, new passport issued, then old passport found

I have lost my passport as 11/07/2019 in Bus (travel from Gorakhpur to Lucknow). After that i did FIR and i applied for re-issue passport. But unfortunately i have received my passport which i lost ...
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TWOV at Kuwait Airport

Being an aviation enthusiast, I love to fly and review different airlines. As I never had the pleasure to fly with Kuwait Airways, I'm considering to book a trip LHR-KWI-LHR for the sole purpose of ...
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Can an Indian citizen holding resident visa in UAE with sales designation travel with visit visa to kuwait?

I have a valid two years resident card in United Arab Emirates, however i have seen that to enter into Kuwait with even visit visa i should have my designation specific(Like Engineer, Doctor etc..). ...
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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 as an Indian national? [duplicate]

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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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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