International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Restricted

Entry into Kuwait From Equatorial Guinea is Restricted

Description

Travelers are not allowed to enter Kuwait.

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Travelers exempted are:

  • Citizens of Kuwait, their first-degree relatives, and their domestic travelers.
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US Embassy for Kuwait
Start Date
1/2/2021
Changed
7/9/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result in English. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 6.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
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US Embassy for Kuwait
Start Date
1/17/2021
Changed
7/9/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory pre-registration form

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Description

Travelers must fill the Kuwait Mosafer form before travel.

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US Embassy for Kuwait
Start Date
2/12/2021
Changed
7/9/2021

On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Description

Travelers must take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 6.
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US Embassy for Kuwait
Start Date
1/5/2021
Changed
7/9/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Vaccinated travelers with valid proof of vaccination must meet one of these options:

  • Fully vaccinated travelers who received the last dose at least 14 days before travel;
  • Travelers who received 1 dose at least 5 weeks before travel;
  • Travelers who recovered and received 1 dose at least 2 weeks before travel.
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The approved vaccines in Kuwait are:

  • Pfizer BioNTech vaccine;
  • AstraZeneca Oxford vaccine;
  • Moderna vaccine;
  • Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
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US Embassy for Kuwait
Start Date
5/28/2021
Changed
7/9/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory Contact-Tracing App

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Description

Travelers must download the Shlonik mobile app before travel.

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US Embassy for Kuwait
Start Date
2/12/2021
Changed
7/9/2021

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in all public places.

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US Embassy for Kuwait
Start Date
5/30/2020
Changed
7/9/2021

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Kuwait.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
260.39
Increased by-112.67
at 7/22/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
8.50%
Increased by-2.70%
at 7/21/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
34.00%
Increased by34.00%
at 7/3/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
1,452,148
Increased by1,452,148
at 7/3/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.73
Increased by-0.16
at 7/21/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

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Last Checked
7/22/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
Status
Unknown
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Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
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Unknown
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Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Unknown
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Bars

local guidelines for bars
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Unknown
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Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Unknown
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Shops

local guidelines for shops
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Unknown
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