Consulate General for
the State of Kuwait
TYPES OF VISAS & GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT VISAS & ENDORSEMENTS
All the Foreign Nationals who intend visiting the country for Work, Education, Joining family and other reasons are required to hold a valid Kuwait VISA, which is Issued by the General Department of Residency Affairs in Kuwait.
General Department of Residency Affairs accepts VISA applications only through the Local Sponsor or by the Private Sector & Public Sector Companies in Kuwait only.
Types of Visas Currently Available:
Type A – Tourist Visa: This Visa entitles the tourists to stay of not more than 3 months in the country.
Type B – Visit Visa: This visa is granted to those intending to visit the country with a specific purpose and is valid for only a month.
Type C –Work Visa: This Visa is issued in accordance to the Offer/Agreement of work offered by the sponsor company.
Type D – Joining Family Visa: Issued for the one to joining their spouse or parents to join their children settled in the country.
Type E – Education Visa: Issued upon receiving an application by any academic Institution for pursuing education in the county for specific student.
GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR ENDORSEMENT OF VISA BY THE CONSULATE GENERAL FOR THE STATE OF KUWAIT
VISA APPLICATION FORM: Available on our website
POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE (PCC):
Applicants who are above 18 years and holding Work Visa / Family Visit Visa must obtain PCC (Police Clearance Certificate) from their respective passport office, should compulsorily get it attested by the GAD (General Attestation Department) section on the 9th floor at Maharashtra Secretariat at Mantralaya, Nariman Point, Mumbai -
Medical Fitness Report:
Medical check is Mandatory for all Work Visa & Family Joining Visa applicants above 13 years of age.
Vacination report from the Local Doctor is required for children below 13 years.