Kuwait VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR New Zealand CITIZENS IN 2021
Key Things to Know
- Citizens of New Zealand must get a Visa on Arrival to enter Kuwait as tourist.
- Your New Zealand passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the date of entry.
Passengers with an article-14 visa in their passport are not allowed to re-enter Kuwait with this visa even if it is still valid. The article-14 visa is an exit permit.
Passengers with a work permit traveling to Kuwait for the first time are required to hold an original Criminal Clearance Certificate authenticated by Kuwait Embassy in the country of residence. In case of no Kuwait Embassy in the country of residence, authentication is not required.
Immediate family members of nationals of Kuwait are allowed to enter if:- traveling with the national of Kuwaiti, or - prior approval to enter is obtained from Kuwait Immigration Authorities.
Domestic personnel is allowed to enter Kuwait if traveling with the Kuwaiti Sponsor.
Passports and other travel documents accepted for entry are considered valid until the day before the expiration date.
Entry and Transit Restrictions
Passengers who have been in Bangladesh, China (People’s Rep.), Egypt, Hong Kong (SAR China), India, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Korea Rep., Lebanon, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Syria or Thailand in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Kuwait.
How to get Kuwaiti visa by yourself
Kuwaiti Embassy in Wellington
Level 7, Maritime Tower, Wellington
Frequently Asked Questions
Do New Zealand passport holders need a visa to visit Kuwait?
Citizens of New Zealand must get a Visa on Arrival to enter Kuwait as tourist.