GCC passport holders do not require an entry visa to enter Kuwait. Kuwait will grant passport holders from 33 countries entry visas upon arrival.


  • Andorra
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brunei
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Liechtenstein
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • San Marino
  • Singapore
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Monaco
  • New Zealand
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • The Vatican
  • UK
  • USA


Hala Kuwait is a bouquet of unique and specialised arrival, transit and departure services, which are specially designed for the care, comfort and convenience of every passenger. Hala Kuwait services are valid for passengers traveling on any airline and holding a ticket in any class of travel. For further information or to book online visit the Pearl Assist website.

Expedite arrival and departure at Kuwait International Airport by using Pearl Assist’s Hala Kuwait service.

Passport holders from countries who are not eligible for a visa on arrival should apply for an entry visa in advance via the organisers.

The organisers cannot be held responsible for any visitor who fails to obtain a visa as they are issued entirely at the discretion of the Kuwaiti authorities.

A charge of BD 25 (US$ 66) is payable in advance and listed in the visa application form here.

Complete the application and upload it to below Box folder, together with clear copies of relevant passport pages. Follow this file naming convention:

  • Your name_Registration Confirmation Number_KOGS 2019 Visa Application Form, and
  • Your name_Registration Confirmation Number_Passport Pages

Flight details must also be submitted by 29 September 2019, prior to arrival in Kuwait.

Visa Application Deadlines

All visa applications should be submitted by the following deadlines:

Restricted Nationals       11 August 2019
(Bangladesh, Pakistan, Syria and Yemen)

Chinese Nationals           25 August 2019

Other Nationals                 8 September 2019

For further information contact:

Informa Markets

Visa Office
+973 17 550033
[email protected]