e-Visa Application

Delegates who are GCC nationals can enter the State of Kuwait with their valid Civil ID and do not require a visa.

GCC countries include Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sultanate of Oman, and United Arab Emirates.

For delegates who hold passports from eligible countries for Kuwait e-Visa (as well as GCC residents, regardless of their citizenship), the visa application has been simplified and can be done online.

Please note that the e-Visa issuance duration can vary from a few hours to a few days. Upon issuance, the e-Visa will be valid for entering to Kuwait within a month from issuance.

Delegates are to start their e-Visa application process as soon as possible to avoid any possible lapse in entry period to Kuwait.

Visa Application via Host Partner (AUM)

Delegates who are not eligible for an e-Visa can apply for a visa through our summit host partner (American University of the Middle East – AUM) prior to arrival at the Kuwait International Airport.

Upon registering for this event, delegates are required to fill in this form to facilitate visa application.

Please note that when applying for a Kuwait visa or e-visa, your passport validity must exceed six months (for GCC members, your residency must exceed 6 months).

If you have any doubts or queries, please write to [email protected]

Travel Requirements

Effective from May 01, 2022: All health travel procedures and requirements related to COVID-19 will be cancelled. Normal procedures which were applied prior to the pandemic will be implemented.

Travelers arriving into Kuwait after the effective date/time are NO longer required to submit pre-departure PCR test or arrival test, no quarantine requirements. This applies to all travelers whether they are vaccinated or not.

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