How to get Kuwait e-Visa for GCC residents?

GCC residents and Saudi Iqama holders of some nationalities can apply for Kuwait e-visa online without visiting their embassy or consulate. The on-arrival visa is no more available to GCC residents without any regard to the Iqama profession.

Requirements

GCC residents and Saudi Iqama holders need the following to apply for a Kuwait e-visa;

  • Passport with a minimum validity of 6 months.
  • Iqama or GCC card is valid for at least 6 months.
  • Birth Certificate.
  • credit or debit card to pay the visa fee.
  • Kuwait Visa Fee: $59.
  • You can apply a max of 90 days before the travel date.
  • The purpose of the visit must be tourism only.
  • The applicant has no criminal history in the GCC states.

Apply for Kuwait Visa

Citizens from 120 countries (given below) can apply for an online Kuwait visa if they hold a valid GCC residence permit or Iqama. In order to apply;

kuwait visa for gcc residents

On the next screen enter;

  • Intended Date of Entry to Kuwait.
  • Email address.
  • Mobile Number.
  • Pay the fee of $59 to apply for the Visa.
  • Attach the required documents.
  • Apply for a Visa.

kuwait visa for gcc residents

You will receive the visa in your email within 1-2 working days.

List of 120 nationalities

Here is the list of 120 nationalities who can apply for Kuwait visa if they hold a valid GCC residence permit or Iqama.

CountryCountryCountryCountry
AlbaniaAlgeriaAngolaArgentina
ArmeniaArubaAzerbaijanBahamas
BarbadosBelarusBelizeBenin
BermudaBoliviaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswana
BrazilBurkina FasoBurundiCameroon
Central African RepChadChileChina
ColombiaComorosCook IslandsCosta Rica
CubaDominicaEcuadorEgypt
El SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEthiopia
MalvinasFijiFrench GuianaGabon
GhanaGrenadaGuadeloupeGuatemala
Guinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHonduras
IndiaIndonesiaJamaicaJordan
KazakhstanKenyaKyrgyzstanLaos
LebanonLesothoLiberiaLibya
MacauMacedoniaMadagascarMalawi
MaldivesMaliMartiniqueMauritania
MauritiusMexicoMoldovaMongolia
MontenegroMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmar
NamibiaNepalNicaraguaNiger
NigeriaPanamaParaguayPeru
PhilippinesPuerto RicoRussian FederationRwanda
Saint HelenaSaint LuciaS. V.and the GrenadinesSamoa
SenegalSierra LeoneSomaliaSouth Africa
SudanSurinameTaiwanTajikistan
TanzaniaThailandTongaTrinidad and Tobago
TunisiaTurkmenistanUgandaUruguay
UzbekistanVanuatuVenezuelaVietnam
ZambiaZimbabweAfganistanLebanon
SyriaIranYemenPalestina

Can Pakistanis apply for Kuwait visa?

Pakistani passport holders cannot apply for a Kuwait e-visa even if they have a valid GCC residence permit or Saudi Iqama.

Can Pakistanis apply for Kuwait visa?

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Steve has been living in Saudi Arabia since 2013 and writing about Saudi rules, regulations, guides, and procedures since then.