Every Bhutanese traveler who wants to travel to Kuwait anytime soon, should know that it's no longer required to go to the embassy of Kuwait for a tourism or business visa. Thanks to iVisa, more than 50 nationalities, including Bhutanese, can apply online for a Kuwait e-Visa, and it can be in your e-mail inbox pretty fast.
Before making plans, Bhutanese needs to check their eligibility. That is an easy thing to do. You can access iVisa’s website, click on the Visa Checker, and follow the instructions. You will know that you need to know in just a second.
After, you probably still have some doubts to be solved, so don't worry, we will answer the most common in this article.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I'm from Bhutan, do I have to apply for a Kuwait visa?
If you're from Bhutan you do require a visa, but not necessarily a consular one. You can apply for an electronic visa.
What is a Kuwait e-Visa for Bhutanese Citizens?
It's an special automated document that is always provided to foreigner citizens since they need to have it before entering the nation.
How long can I stay in Kuwait if I'm from Bhutan?
In case you apply online, you'll be able to remain in Kuwait for 90 days Total.
What do you need?
Prior to starting the application process, you need to sort out a few things. iVisa will ask you to provide some information and documentation so they can do the work for you. Here is a list of what Bhutanese need to provide:
Valid passport – chances are you already have one. However, make sure that is still valid. Take a look at its expiry date.
Digital copy of your passport – the most important part of this is the information page, but you should go ahead and scan the entire booklet.
Valid e-mail address – electronic visas are always linked to passports electronically, and this includes the visa provided by iVisa. That's why you still need to print out a copy before departure, which is why iVisa will send you one via e-mail in PDF format.
GCC residence card – this goes exclusively to applicants from the other countries that are a part of The Gulf Cooperation Council (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.) At the same time, the applicants from the GCC must work in specific fields. You can find all of them on iVisa’s website.
Means of payment – You will be asked to pay the service fee for iVisa. You can do so using a credit/debit card or a Paypal account.
How long is the Kuwait visa valid for Bhutanese citizens?
Once you have your Kuwait e-Visa you're able to have it for 30 days after issued.
What are the prices and also the processing times for the Kuwait e-Visa if I'm from Bhutanese?
The service fee for your eVisa will depend on how fast you choose to have it. The three options available are:
Standard processing – In case of no rush, you can go for this option. It takes 3 days for your application to be processed for just USD 20.00.
Rush processing– Paying just USD 60.00, you will have your visa ready in 2 days.
Super rush processing – if you want to be on a plane to Kuwait as soon as possible, you can select this alternative. Your application will be processed within just 12 hours, and you will pay USD 80.00 for the urgency.
Also, consider that weekend days in Kuwait differs from most countries. Their weekends are on Fridays and Saturdays, so Bhutanese should take that into consideration when applying.
How much time does it take to apply for this e-Visa?
With just 20 minutes, you'll be ready with your application.
How to apply for the Kuwait e-Visa?
iVisa provides an online form so Bhutanese do not have to print out and fill in the form by hand. All is done under 20 minutes, and if you need any help with completing the steps, iVisa has an excellent support service that can take your call night or day.
The first step is about inserting your personal information, just like any other form you're used to, but with simpler questions. Also, you have to choose the processing time. Basically, you get to decide how much time it will take for you to receive your visa. Keep in mind that the faster you want it, the more you have to pay for it.
The second step is made for you to check all the information and proceed with the payment. It is very important to fill in the form accurately and correctly. Corrections are impossible to make after your application is processed.
The third phase consists in uploading some documents like the ones mentioned above. Depending on a particular situation, Bhutanese may be asked to provide additional documents.
As you can see, getting a Kuwait e-Visa is simple. If you're ready to start, click here.
How many times can I enter Kuwait?
Once you receive your Kuwait e-Visa, then you'll get a Single Entry visa. You will be able to enter the country only one time.
Do my children also need a Kuwait e-Visa?
For your convenience, your children can apply from your account, so you don't need to apply for them separately.
How can I apply for my family members?
You can apply for them the same process as mentioned before, but you need to have their documents on hand so you can complete the application form the best way.
Can I apply for this e-Visa if I don't have a valid passport?
No, you can't. If you don't have a valid passport with at least 6 months of validity, then you cannot apply online for the Kuwait e-Visa.
How does this e-Visa look like?
Where can I read more about Kuwait visas?
Remember that Bhutanese citizens do not have to print out and fill in the form by hand because iVisa uses an online form. Within 10 minutes, everything can be accomplished. Additionally, iVisa has an excellent customer service that can take your call anytime and if you need any help with completing the steps
As you can see, getting a Kuwait online visa is super easy. Click here and start planning your journey today!