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Updated 9 May 2022
Like several other prominent cities around the globe, Kuwait is now open to visitors and returning residents alike. Moreover, As of now, the Kuwait-Mosafer and Belsalamah platforms have been suspended until further notice.
If you are looking to travel to Kuwait, here is everything you need to know to enter Kuwait right now.
Return to Kuwait 2022 rules
There are no specific rules for Kuwaiti residents returning to Kuwait, as of now. Kuwait has relaxed most of the COVID-19 related entry restrictions from 1 May 2022 and has lifted the quarantine, testing and vaccination requirements for arrivals.
The country is also permitting the entry of non-Kuwaiti passengers who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 as of February.
— مركز التواصل الحكومي (@CGCKuwait) April 27, 2022
Return to Kuwait 2022 registration
As of 23 February 2022, the Mosafer registration platform, used for arrival registration of both Kuwaiti nationals and international arrivals has been suspended.
For your COVID vaccination credentials, you need to register with Kuwait’s Ministry of Health via the Immune app. If you’re vaccinated with a vaccine recognized in Kuwait, you will receive a ‘green’ status. Those who have been vaccinated with vaccines not approved in Kuwait may also receive the green status if they have also had a third shot or booster shot of an approved vaccine.
A green status on the Immune app is not mandatory to visit public places. All people regardless of vaccination status are now allowed to access all public places. Wearing masks indoors/outdoors is now optional. However, symptomatic COVID-19 patients and those who have had close contact with a COVID-19 patient must still wear masks.