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Kuwait

5 active COVID-19 cases out of 1,000 people
19.25% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 19.25% last week
Most visitors from the United States will not be allowed to enter 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 travelTraveling from the United States to Kuwait

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

Return travelReturning to the United States from Kuwait

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

Children under the age of 2 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Travelers with proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding. Proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from your healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel.

More info at the CDC site

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Kuwait will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering the United States.
Exceptions

Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​


Local summary

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

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