There's no need for Singaporeans to visit an embassy for a tourism or business visa if they want to travel to Kuwait. Singaporean and more than 50 nationalities can apply online, thanks to iVisa.
This process is a lot easier than going to an embassy. However, you may still have some doubts, and we're ready to help you out with this article.
Frequently Asked Questions
I'm from Singapore, do I have to apply for a Kuwait visa?
If you're from Singapore then you do require a visa, but not necessarily a consular one. You can just apply for an electronic version of this visa.
What is a Kuwait e-Visa for Singaporean Citizens?
It's an special document that is provided to foreigner travelers since they need to have it before entering Kuwait.
How long can I stay in Kuwait if I'm from Singapore?
In case you apply online, you'll be able to remain in Kuwait for 90 days Total.
What are the requirements?
iVisa will request some information and a few documents so they can process your application. Below is the list of requirements for Singaporean:
Valid passport – you might already have one. Please do check its expiry date to make sure that is still valid.
Digital copy of your passport – the most important part is the information page, but you should go ahead and scan the entire booklet.
Valid e-mail address – electronic visas are linked to passports digitally, and so will the visa provided by iVisa. Still, you 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 applies only to applicants from the other countries that are a part of 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.
Payment method – prior to submitting the application, you will be asked to pay the service fee using a credit/debit card or a PayPal account.
How long is the Kuwait visa valid for Singaporean citizens?
Once you have your Kuwait e-Visa you're able to stay in the country 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 total price you have to pay for your e-Visa will vary on how fast you decide to get it. Just keep in mind that the sooner you want it, the higher the fee you have to pay. As for that, iVisa offers you three selections:
Standard processing – In case of no hurry at all, you can select this option. It takes 3 days for your application to be ready for just USD 20.00.
Rush processing– If you pay USD 60.00, you will get your visa done in 2 days.
Super rush processing – if you want to be on a plane to Kuwait as fast as it can be, you can choose this alternative. Your application will be ready in just 12 hours, and you will have to pay USD 80.00 for the urgency of it.
Also, consider that weekend days in Kuwait differs from other countries. Their weekends are on Fridays and Saturdays, so if you're from Singapore, then you should take that into consideration when applying.
How much time do I need to apply for this e-Visa?
In just 20 minutes, you'll be done with your application.
How is the application process?
For your convenience, iVisa provides online forms so there is no need for Singaporean to print out and fill in the form by hand. At most, it will only take 10 minutes to complete it. If in case you need help, you can contact iVisa’s customer service anytime.
In the initial step, you will be inputting personal information. How long it will take to receive your visa relies on the processing time that you select. Higher service fee guarantees faster processing time. Singaporean should take note that Kuwait’s weekends are on Fridays and Saturdays as opposed to other countries. Keep that in mind when applying for your evisa.
To complete step two, review all the information and make your payment. Revisions are no longer allowed once your application is processed so it is essential to fill in the form with 100% accuracy.
The third step is uploading some documents, like the ones previously mentioned. Singaporean may be asked to submit additional documents but is case to case basis.
As you can check, obtaining a Kuwait digital visa is simple. If you're ready to get your document, click here.
How many times can I enter Kuwait if I'm from Singapore?
Once you get your Kuwait e-Visa, then you'll receive a Single Entry visa. You will be able to enter the country just once.
Do my children also need a Kuwait Electronic Visa?
Not at all. Your children can apply from your account, so you don't need to do the process for them separately.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
You can do it with the same process that we mentioned before, but you need to have their documents on hand.
Can I apply for this e-Visa if I don't have a passport?
Sadly, that's not possible. If you don't have a valid passport with 6 months of validity, then you cannot apply online for the Kuwait Electronic Visa.
How does the Kuwait e-Visa look like?
Where can I read more about Kuwait and its documentation?
Remember that Singaporeans do not have to print out and fill in the form by hand since iVisa uses an online form.
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