You must be fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved in Kuwait (2 doses of either Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna, or 1 dose of Johnson and Johnson). This applies to all foreign residents aged 16 and above. Confirmation of your vaccination status (this must be “green”) needs to be registered with Kuwait’s Ministry of Health via the ‘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 also considers as fully vaccinated those who have had two doses of vaccine not approved in Kuwait if they have also had one dose of an approved vaccine, see ‘Demonstrating your COVID-19 status’. On 20 December, Kuwait announced that from 2 January 2022, they would not consider individuals as being fully vaccinated if more than 9 months had passed since their second vaccination and they had not received a third booster dose.
Electronic Visas are now available for fully vaccinated individuals. Visit the Ministry of Interior website for more information. Applicants will be able to check the status of their application before travelling and the visas will be issued upon arrival.