COVID-19 Updates


Your health and safety is our number one priority when traveling Kuwait Airways. We have taken all the necessary precautionary measures to ensure you have a safe journey when flying with us, every step of the way.

Your Journey
Your Journey

Inflight Guidelines
Inflight Guidelines

T4 Guidelines
T4 Guidelines

Aircraft Sanitization
Aircraft Sanitization

Travel Guidelines

** Since the travel regulations of every destination continue to change frequently, it is the sole responsibility of passengers to ensure that they meet the Entry and Health Requirements of the Desired Destination/Transit (if applicable) Countries.

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Travel Regulations for Kuwait

Miscellaneous Information
  • 1. Kuwait Residence permit holders who overstayed (more than 6 months) outside Kuwait.
    For Article 20 residence holders (Domestic Worker):
    Effective from May 31, 2022: Article 20 residence holders who stayed more than 06 months outside Kuwait are not permitted to enter the State of Kuwait.
    Example: An article 20 residence permit holder exited Kuwait on Dec 01, 2021 travelling on June 01, 2022: are not permitted to enter the State of Kuwait as they have stayed more than 6 months out of Kuwait.
  • 2. Passengers shall travel/enter to the State of Kuwait by presenting their valid digital civil ID using the Kuwait Mobile ID App.
  • 3. GCC Nationals do not require a visa to enter the State of Kuwait.
  • 4. GCC Nationals can enter the State of Kuwait using their valid smart identity card (Valid Civil ID).
  • 5. GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries are; United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sultanate of Oman, State of Qatar and State of Kuwait.

These requirements are subject to change in short notice, kindly check with the respective Country travelling to, for the latest requirements.

Allowed Passenger Category
  • 1. Kuwaiti national.
  • 2. Travelers with valid entry visa/residence/E-Visa.
  • 3. GCC Nationals with valid passports and their domestic workers travelling with GCC nationals can avail VOA (Visa on Arrival) on the clause accompanied by sponsor.
  • 4. US military personnel traveling with Military ID card.
  • 5. Visa on arrival facility has been reinitiated at Kuwait International Airport. For more details; please visit


With reference to the DGCA Circular number 06/2022, State of Kuwait removed all COVID-19 Pandemic related measures.
Effective from May 01, 2022 00:01 Kuwait Local Time: All health travel procedures and requirements related to the Corona virus pandemic will be cancelled. Normal procedures which were applied prior to the pandemic will be implemented. Travelers arriving into Kuwait after the effective date/time are NO longer required to submit pre-departure PCR test or arrival test, no quarantine requirements. This applies to all travelers whether they are vaccinated or not.


  • For your health and safety kindly be informed that Kuwait Airways will not be providing pillows, blankets, and headphones in all classes. Please thus, feel free to bring your own headphones.

We do apologize for this inconvenience. This is part of the in-flight safety measures we are taking to prevent the spread of Covid -19. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.


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