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| Updated on Sep 12, 2018

KUWAIT VISA FOR GCC RESIDENTS

GCC residents can apply for e-Visa if they have residency in one of the GCC countries: (SAUDI ARABIA - BAHRAIN - QATAR - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - OMAN)

iVisa can help citizens from over 50 states to acquire a Kuwait evisa including people who reside in a GCC country (Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates). If you find yourself among those people, you should know that the process is simple, fast, and cheap. You do not have to go the embassy of Kuwait and complete the process. In fact, you do not even have to leave the house.

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GCC Residents: Frequently asked question

What do I need to apply for a Kuwait e-Visa?

If you want to order an e-Visa for Kuwait, you will need a set of documents. There are no special requirements, you only need to have the following:

GCC residency card

This requirement is applicable only for GCC residents. If you live in one of the GCC countries, surely you have one.

Requirements for the GCC Residency Card

  • The validity of the GCC residency must exceed six months when applying for e-Visa.
  • The applicant's profession according to the GCC residency should be one of the following:Consultants, Doctors, Engineers, Lawyers, Judges &Members of Public Prosecution, University Teachers, Press&Media Staff, Pilots, System Analysts & Computer Programmers, Managers, Businessmen, Diplomatic Corps University Graduate - Owners, Managers and Representatives of Commercial Companies and Establishments

A valid passport

Applying for a visa implies that you have a passport that is valid and that will maintain its validity during your trip. Applicant’s passport should have at least 6-months validity from the time of entry into Kuwait and at least one blank page.

You'll need to have your passport scanned. The digital copies of your passport need to be uploaded in the second step. of the application form.

A credit/debit card or PayPal account

While you fill in your Kuwait visa application, you also need to pay a service fee. The cost is 20 USD for standard processing. For rush processing and super rush processing, the cost is 40 USD and 60 USD, respectively.

How is the application for the Kuwait e-Visa?

The application itself can be divided into three simple stages:

1. The first one is your personal information, like name, gender, date of birth, and so on. You are also required to choose the processing time.

There are three available options:

  • Standard Processing: Its costs 20$ (or the equivalent in the currency you use in your country), and your Kuwait e-Visa is issued in 72 hours.

  • Rush Processing: It costs 60$ (or the equivalent in the currency you use in your country), but your visa is ready in 48 hours, and finally

  • Super Rush processing: You get your visa in 12 hours and it costs 80$.

2. The second step is a simple revision. You are also asked to make the payment at this point.

3. The last stage consists of photo uploads. You need to upload the documents mentioned above. After you are done, just hit submit, and you are done. Your visa is on its way.

As you can see, obtaining a visa is simple. There is no hassle, your effort is close to none, and if you need any help, there is a 24/7 assistance service ready to lend a hand.

What is the process upon arrival to Kuwait?

  • Upon arrival, the Immigration Officers from Kuwait will verify that all the data on your e-Visa is valid and up to date.
  • A visa fee of 3KD may apply after obtaining the visa at the border entry point.

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