Kuwait
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Emergency $159.00
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Kuwait Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Email Requirements
A visa may be obtained upon arrival at all Kuwaiti ports of entry for a business visit to Kuwait. Traveler must be in possession of a passport valid for 6 months beyond stay and a round-trip airline ticket, and sufficient funds.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
2
Kuwaiti Visa Application Form:
One signed Kuwait visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Kuwait visa application form may delay the processing of your Kuwait visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
One recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Business Letter:
Letter from employer or sponsoring company in the US, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant's employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in host country.

To generate the Kuwait Business Cover Letter on-line, fill out this Business Letter Form and print the completed letter on your company letterhead.
5
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Kuwait Visa Validity:
Visas are generally valid for three months, allowing a single entry and a stay of up to one month at the discretion of the consulate.
Kuwaiti Visa Processing Time:
Kuwait Visas are usually processed in up to 3 weeks, depending on approval received from Kuwait. Rush service may be available under certain circumstances, at the discretion of the consulate if approval is received.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Kuwait

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Kuwait Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Email Requirements
A visa may be obtained upon arrival at all Kuwaiti ports of entry for a tourist visit to Kuwait. Traveler must be in possession of a passport valid for 6 months beyond stay and a round-trip airline ticket, and sufficient funds.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
2
Kuwaiti Visa Application Form:
One signed Kuwait visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Kuwait visa application form may delay the processing of your Kuwait visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
One recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Other Requirements:
A letter of intent outlining the applicant's purpose of travel, the length of intended stay, name of places to be visited, contact information, and accommodation information.
5
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Kuwait Visa Validity:
Visas are generally valid for three months, allowing a single entry and a stay of up to one month at the discretion of the consulate.
Kuwaiti Visa Processing Time:
Kuwait Visas are usually processed in up to 3 weeks, depending on approval received from Kuwait. Rush service may be available under certain circumstances, at the discretion of the consulate if approval is received.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Kuwait

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Kuwait Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and visa are required to work in this destination.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
2
Kuwaiti Visa Application Form:
One signed Kuwait visa application form plus one copy.
Improperly completed Kuwait visa application form may delay the processing of your Kuwait visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
One recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph, in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Other Forms:
A handwritten letter of intent outlining the applicant’s purpose of travel to Kuwait, the length of intended stay in Kuwait, name of places to be visited, contact information in country, and accommodation information.
5
Criminal Record:
FBI Issued Police Clearance. This document must be dated after the work permit and will need to be legalized through the US Department of State and Consulate. If the FBI summary includes any criminal activity, a handwritten letter of explanation must also be provided.
Please note: it may take up to approximately one month to obtain the summary from the FBI.
6
Medical Requirements:
Original Medical Report.
7
Other Requirements:
Original Employment Contract.
8
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Kuwaiti Visa Processing Time:
Kuwait Visas are usually processed in up to 3 weeks, depending on approval received from Kuwait. Rush service may be available under certain circumstances, at the discretion of the consulate if approval is received.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Kuwait

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Kuwait Visa Application Procedures

  1. Review instructions based on the purpose of journey to Kuwait
  2. Complete, print and sign all visa application forms, including Travisa's Global Service Order Form
  3. Send all of the visa application requirements listed above to Travisa.

    Kuwait Visa Applications can be processed in the following location(s):
 
Send documents to:
Travisa - Los Angeles
6222 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 210
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Tel: (323) 932-7300
 
Send documents to:
Travisa - Washington, DC
1731 21st. St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: (202) 463-6166