If a Turkish citizen wants to travel to Kuwait, they are no longer required to go to the embassy for a tourist or business visa. Turkish, along with 50 other nationalities, can now apply through the internet, thanks to iVisa. Apply now and your eVisa will be sent to you via email within 12 hours.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a Turkish passport, do I need a visa to visit Kuwait?
If visa cost is zero, why do I need to pay?
Apply ahead and avoid wasting hours lining at the airport waiting to get your visa. With iVisa, you will be able to apply online from the comfort of your house, just by paying a small service fee.
What is an eVisa?
The eVisa is an authorization document that allows visitors to travel to Kuwait thorough an authorized entry point.
How long can visitors with a Turkish passport stay in Kuwait with an eVisa?
Visitors with a Kuwait eVisa will be able to stay in the country for a maximum of 90 days Total. Remember that all visits are strictly limited to business or tourism, so you can NOT seek paid work or employment.
What are the documents required to apply?
iVisa will request some information and documentation to process your application. You only need to provide a few documents prior to the application process. Here is a list of requirements for Turkish citizens:
Valid passport – chances are you 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.
Mode of payment – before 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 eVisa valid?
Your Kuwait eVisa will expire 30 days after issued.
What are the processing times and prices?
iVisa offers to its applicants three options for the processing time and each one has its own price. These are the options:
Standard Processing – you can go for this option if you are in no hurry. It takes 3 days for your application to be processed for just USD 20.00.
Rush Processing– for USD 60.00, this option will have your visa ready in just 2 days.
Super Rush Processing – you can select this option if you want to be on a plane to Kuwait on the next day. Your application will be processed within just 12 hours for USD 80.00.
Click here to start your application.
How does the Kuwait eVisa work?
The Kuwait eVisa is issued electronically by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kuwait Government.
Travelers, travel agents, airlines and specialist service providers like us around the world can use the Kuwait eVisa system to process an eVisa. We enter the applicant's information into the Kuwait eVisa system and after they review it, we are notified of the outcome of the application.
How long does it take to apply for a Kuwait eVisa?
It will take just 10 minutes of your time to fill in the application form. Then, iVisa will take care of the rest and we will send you an email to notify you about the status of your eVisa.
How can I apply for a Kuwait eVisa?
The application for a Kuwait eVisa is really easy. It has only three steps:
The first step will ask you to fill in your general information. You also need to choose the processing time from the options mentioned above.
The second step will ask you to revise step one and make the payment.
The last step consists of a questionnaire and a photo upload. At this point you will need to upload your passport scan. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on individual circumstances.
Click here to start. After you are done, submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance to fill your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.
What happens after I have applied?
Once the application is done, you will receive the eVisa by email. No need to deal with the embassy. We do it for you so you don't lose valuable time. Next, present a printed version of your eVisa along with your passport once you enter Kuwait.
How many times can I enter Kuwait with an eVisa?
Your Kuwait eVisa will allow you a Single Entry.
Do I need to get a Kuwait eVisa for my kids too?
Yes. All foreign citizens wishing to travel to Kuwait require a visa, even kids.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
You can apply for friends or family by making sure to have all the required documents (you can see above in this article) first. If you are applying for only one friend or family member, just apply here introducing his or her data. In case you need to apply for more than one person, you can do so by clicking on ‘Add new applicant’ in the application form and completing the information required.
Do I need a Kuwait eVisa if I am in transit through Kuwait?
If you DON'T leave the transit lounge at the airport while in Kuwait, then you are not required to have an eVisa. Otherwise, if you wish to leave the airport, then you HAVE TO apply for a Kuwait eVisa.
How do I know if my visa is approved?
We will notify you by email as soon as the Kuwait government approves your visa.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
If you made a mistake when entering your data online then please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible via online chat to assist you.
Your Kuwait eVisa is linked to your passport number, if we already submitted your application, then you can NOT make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee.
Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Kuwait eVisa?
Many people think that online information leaks and that their personal info is at risk of getting into the wrong hands. However, that is not the case with our services. We provide maximum safety and confidentiality of your personal data. We invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.