International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Venezuela to Kuwait.

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Border Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

Policies
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Cases Per Million
6.47
Decreased by1.88
at 12/3/2021
Vaccinated
76.34%
Increased by76.34%
at 11/30/2021
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Border Status

Restricted

Entry restricted for international travelers

Description

Most travelers are not allowed to enter Kuwait.

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Entry restrictions do not apply to:

  • Citizens of Kuwait and their first-degree relatives;
  • Domestic workers accompanied by citizens of Kuwait;
  • Fully vaccinated permanent residents, aged 16 years and older, that are not citizens of Kuwait. They must have a valid vaccination certificate. For more exemptions, please see the source.
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Kuwait Civil Aviation
Start Date
1/1/2021
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusinessTransit
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
Changed
Mandatory

Mandatory pre-registration form

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Description

Travelers must fill the Kuwait Mosafer form before travel.

Relevant Documents and Resources
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US Embassy for Kuwait
Start Date
Changed
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
Changed
Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must have a valid vaccination certificate showing that at least 2 weeks have passed since receiving 2 doses of either Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna, or 1 dose of Johnson and Johnson. Travelers who have been fully vaccinated with Sinopharm, Sinovac, or Sputnik vaccines may travel to Kuwait if they have received at least 1 additional dose of either Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson vaccines. This applies to all foreign residents aged 16 years and older.

All vaccinated travelers must confirm their vaccination status with Kuwait’s Ministry of Health ‘Immune’ App, or on the Mobile Civil ID app, or through presenting a certificate of vaccination outside Kuwait that includes a readable QR code.

Kuwait will only accept the UK’s letter version of proof of COVID-19 recovery and vaccination record. Digital proof will not be accepted.

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US Embassy for Kuwait
Start Date
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On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory 7-day quarantine and testing for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Vaccinated travelers with valid proof of vaccination are required to quarantine for 7 days at home on arrival in Kuwait. Travelers must take a COVID-19 test at their own expense, end the quarantine if the result is negative.

Minimum Number of Days
7 days
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US Embassy for Kuwait
Start Date
Changed

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
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COVID-19 Risk Information

Moderate Risk
COVID-19 transmission is moderate in Kuwait.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
6.47
Decreased by1.88
at 12/3/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
0.20%
Decreased by0.10%
at 12/2/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
76.34%
Increased by76.34%
at 11/30/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
3,304,574
Increased by3,304,574
at 11/30/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.36
Decreased by0.30
at 12/1/2021

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

Local Guidelines

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Checked
12/4/2021

Use of mask

Status
Unknown
Severity
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Public transportation

Status
Unknown
Severity
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Restaurants

Status
Unknown
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Bars

Status
Unknown
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Nightclubs

Status
Unknown
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Shops

Status
Unknown
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