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Will an Iranian or Kuwaiti visa or stamp in my passport pose a problem on a future visit to Israel?

I visited Israel in August 2012 after having been in Iran in January that year. The first immigration person I got was not happy about the Iranian visa and stamp, and seemed incredulous that I would ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Kuwait to recheck in my baggage?

Since you need to collect your luggage and check in again, you'll have to go through immigration. According to Timatic, German citizens do need visas to enter Kuwait. The same source also says that ...
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Is the Iran banking system cut off even from its neighbouring countries on good terms with it?

Even if Iran's neighbouring countries have good relations with Iran, the question is whether the banking system in the neighbouring countries is liable to the sanctions. Cash withdrawals through ...
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Entering the US twice on different passports

If you have a valid US visa in your Kuwaiti passport, you are more than free to visit using the other passport. If asked about other nationalities you can mention your British passport and the reason ...
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Can I use an expired passport to go home to get my passport renewed?

You cannot travel with an expired passport. Once a passport expires, it is no longer a valid travel document (even if it contains a valid visa). As there is no Ghanaian foreign mission in Kuwait, ...
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Entering the US twice on different passports

They might think it's odd enough to ask you about it, especially in light of the fact that using your Kuwaiti passport means that you cannot use the visa waiver program. But there's nothing illegal ...
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Kuwait Travel visa

Your host is correct. The scanned copy of your visa allows the airline to board you. The actual visa is collected as the visa collection desk at Kuwait airport. There are two desks - one at the ...
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Do I require transit visa for Kuwait

You don't need a visa, as airside transit is visa free in Kuwait. However, I would insist that the airline accommodate you (I assume you are flying Kuwait Airways), because the Kuwait Airport has ...
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Can I visit other GCC countries if I hold a valid visa for one of them?

Most GCC member states (with the exception of Saudi Arabia) allow permanent residents of GCC countries to get a visa on arrival. If you are on a visit visa, then you will have to apply separately. ...
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Can I visit other GCC countries if I hold a valid visa for one of them?

Yes, you are almost free to move within GCC countries as long as you are on a permanent visa (work visa) in one of the GCC countries (except Saudi Arabia). Rules are little different from one country ...
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Is a Kuwait transit visa needed for an Indian passport holder who has a GCC Resident Card?

You will need a transit visa. As a foreign resident of a GCC country you still require a visa to leave the airport, or have a transit time of more than 24 hours, only people who are citizens of GCC ...
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Does anyone have any information about the new E Visas for tourist entry into Kuwait?

Kuwait's system is similar to what has been deployed in the UAE. It allows you to apply online for the visa, and then collect it (rather, get it stamped or entered) when you arrive at the border. ...
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Expired Filipino passport with non-expired Kuwait visa -- can I still use the visa?

The DFA has no authority to cancel or reactivate your Kuwait visa; only the Kuwait Embassy in the Philippines or the Ministry of Interior in Kuwait has the authority to do that. The other situation ...
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Travelling to the UAE and Kuwait on a passport with slightly less than 6 months to go until expiry

You have a UK passport due to expire in 5 1/2 months and are travelling to a country where 6 months validity is required. At the time of your arrival, your passport will have 5 months remaining until ...
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Traveling with two passports

Here is your procedure: At the check-in counter at Kuwait - show your Bosnian passport (otherwise, you won't get your boarding pass). At Kuwait immigration, show your Egyptian passport - otherwise ...
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Do I need a Kuwait transit visa as an Indian national?

No you do not. Kuwait offers visa free transits. For transits of 8 hours or more, you will be accommodated at the airside transit hotel. The timatic database confirms with the following: Transit -...
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Can I leave Kuwait with a new passport and a tourist visa with different names

You'll be fine. Just bring both passports with you and show them at check-in and to immigration. Bringing a marriage/name change certificate won't hurt. Note that I'm assuming your old passport is ...
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Transit visa for Philippine passport holder

For Kuwait no visa is required for: Holders of onward tickets for a max. transit time of 24 hours. according to SkyTeam. For Turkey either change settings at SkyTeam above or "no" - see Do I ...
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Travelling by Kuwait Airways - Travel restrictions

You'll be fine. All laptop bans have been lifted now, and the embargo is for Qatar, not Kuwait.
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Kuwait Travel visa

This question has been answered correctly by Burhan Khalid, however I had a strange experience while travelling and thought it would be worth Sharing here. I had the scanned copy in hand and I ...
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British passport holder travelling to Kuwait and will be driving to Dubai via Saudi. What visa will we require?

You will need a 3-day transit visa. At present, this is the only way for westerners to enter the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as independent tourists. (Excluding a sub-18 hour air transit.) The visa must ...
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Expired Filipino passport with non-expired Kuwait visa -- can I still use the visa?

In general it is fairly common to have a visa which expires later than the passport it was originally inserted into. When this happens, you typically need to travel with both your old and new ...
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Indian national travelling from Kuwait to Dubai by road

My latest understanding is that transit visas are currently blocked in Saudi Arabia for non-nationals, but you can try your luck at the Saudi Embassy visa office, they may have the latest updates. ...
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Is a transit visa needed for Kuwait?

Nope - no transit visa required for a 1h40 transit in Kuwait en route to the USA as an Indian citizen. / 07APR16 / 1828 UTC National India (IN) Transit Kuwait (KW) Destination USA (...
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Do I require transit visa for Kuwait

You don't need a visa. However, you may be required to sleep in the airport transit hotel. A Timatic search on the Emirates site says: Visa Visa required. TWOV (Transit Without Visa): ...
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Kuwait visa in old passport and would like to apply with my new name passport for UK visa

UK embassy/consulate will almost certainly require you to provide proof of residence in Kuwait to order to apply for a visa from its territory. Having a valid visa in an expired passport is not an ...
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An Egyptian citizen travelling to Kuwait with a valid Saudi resident permit

As an Egyptian citizen with a Saudi iqama then you can get a visa on Arrival IF: travelling for tourism You stay for max 3 months Your passport and iqama have at least 6 months left when entering ...
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Denied boarding; visa needed for stopover

Indian nationals need a visa to transit airside in the United Kingdom. While there is a long list of exemptions that you may wish to review, nothing currently given in your question shows that you ...
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I'm transiting from Kuwait to Bahrain by car. What are the conditions of getting a Saudi Arabian transit visa?

Even I'm planning for road trip from Kuwait to Bahrain, yes you need to have Bahrain visa endorsed on your passport and then apply for Saudi transit visa through agents but right now Saudi transit ...
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Tourist Kuwaiti visa requirements for a Bangladeshi citizen

Bangladeshi citizens are blocked from being issued any kind of visa in Kuwait (visit, tourism, work, or business). This block has been in place for more than 6 years and it affects citizens of ...
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