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Kuwait Travel Restrictions

592.1 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
67.32% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 67.32% last week
Most visitors from Israel will not be allowed to enter Kuwait.

Kuwait border status

Kuwait has restricted the entry of all travelers except Kuwaiti nationals, their immediate families, and domestic workers who are accompanied by a Kuwaiti national. All of the above must have OK TO TRAVEL authorization obtained from the state of Kuwait embassy.

All travelers must install the "Shlonik" and "Kuwait-Mosafer" app on their personal device before departure. Kuwait DGCA will be informed of any traveler who cannot install the app, and they will have to present their boarding pass upon arrival.

Travelers must register online prior to departure.


Outgoing travel to KuwaitTraveling from Israel to Kuwait

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Israel must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Kuwait.
Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Israel will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Kuwait.
Details and exceptions

On arrival in Kuwait, travelers will need to undergo a further PCR test at the airport. All travelers will subsequently be subject to 14-day home quarantine.

Documents

Return travelReturning to Israel from Kuwait

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Kuwait must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Israel.
Exceptions

All passengers, including protected individual (vaccinated and individual who recovered from COVID-19) must present a PCR test. It must be written in English and the passport number of the tested person must be indicated.

All inbound international passengers must pay for COVID-19 (PCR) tests required for entry to Israel.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Kuwait will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Israel.
Details and exceptions

This may be shortened to 10 days upon the completion of two negative coronavirus tests (one upon arrival and one after 9 days of self-isolation).


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Kuwait

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Israel can enter Kuwait but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 14 days

  • Travelers from from Israel are required to isolate for 14 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Israel will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in public spaces.

  • Open with restrictions

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