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Kuwait bans nationals against travel to Indonesia

23 July 2021
Kuwait bans nationals against travel to Indonesia
The travel warning was given, as Indonesia is the new epicentre of the new coronavirus in Asia.

Kuwait to begin vaccination against Covid-19 for teenagers

17 July 2021
Kuwait to begin vaccination against Covid-19 for teenagers
Kuwait will begin vaccination against Covid19 for teenagers aged 12 to 15 from next week, the Ministry of Health in Kuwait announced.

Indian Covishield Vaccine now recognized in Kuwait

13 July 2021
Indian Covishield Vaccine now recognized in Kuwait
The Indian Ambassador to Kuwait, Sibi George, has clarified that the Covishield vaccine in India has been approved in Kuwait, as it is the same as the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, which is recognized in Kuwait.

8000 expats in Kuwait deported to home countries during first half of 2021

05 July 2021
8000 expats in Kuwait deported to home countries during first half of 2021
One of the primary reasons for deportation has been expired residency permits, while others were deported for misdemeanours, traffic violations, criminals cases and such other issues.

Entry into cafes, shops, gyms & malls allowed only for those vaccinated

27 June 2021
Entry into cafes, shops, gyms & malls allowed only for those vaccinated
Starting 27th June, only those who have completed at least one dose of vaccination will be allowed into cafes, restaurants, gyms, shops and malls larger than 6000 sqm.

Kuwait to permit entry of fully vaccinated expats from August 1st

23 June 2021
Kuwait to permit entry of fully vaccinated expats from August 1st
Kuwait will allow fully vaccinated expatriates to enter the nation from 1st August.

Flight services between Kuwait Airport & UK to resume next Thursday

15 June 2021
Flight services between Kuwait Airport & UK to resume next Thursday
This will be followed by the second flight from Jazeera Airways, and both flights will return the same day.

India, Kuwait sign deal for recruitment of Indian domestic workers

11 June 2021
India, Kuwait sign deal for recruitment of Indian domestic workers
India and Kuwait have signed a deal that brings Indian domestic workers in Kuwait within a legal framework, streamlining their recruitment and providing them with the protection of law.

Kuwaitis permitted entry to France from 9th June, subject to conditions

07 June 2021
Kuwaitis permitted entry to France from 9th June, subject to conditions
The French Embassy in Kuwait clarified that Kuwait has been placed in the ‘orange’ (amber) list of countries.

Kuwait Airport to open gradually by the month-end

03 June 2021
Kuwait Airport to open gradually by the month-end
While Kuwait is increasing its pace of vaccinations to attain herd immunity, the Airport is expected to open gradually by the end of this month.

Kuwait approves use of new treatment for early cases of Covid-19

03 June 2021
Kuwait approves use of new treatment for early cases of Covid-19
Kuwait has approved the use of ‘Sotrofimab’ as a treatment for the coronavirus.

Kuwait ends ten-year suspension of visas for Pakistani nationals

31 May 2021
Kuwait ends ten-year suspension of visas for Pakistani nationals
Kuwait has announced resumption of visas including family and business categories for Pakistani nationals, ending a decade of suspension.

5 categories exempted from travel ban in Kuwait

22 May 2021
5 categories exempted from travel ban in Kuwait
The DGCA stated that as per the decision by the Council of Ministers, Moderna, Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson, vaccines have been approved both within and outside Kuwait.

People vaccinated outside Kuwait can now apply for certificate

19 May 2021
People vaccinated outside Kuwait can now apply for certificate
The Health Ministry recently mentioned in a statement that nationals who have taken vaccine against Covid-19 outside the country can apply for vaccination certificate.

No quarantine required for incoming travellers who are vaccinated

19 May 2021
No quarantine required for incoming travellers who are vaccinated
Kuwait’s cabinet on 18th May said that direct commercial flights for Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka

Partial curfew lifted in Kuwait after two months

16 May 2021
Partial curfew lifted in Kuwait after two months
After two months, the partial curfew that was imposed in Kuwait came to an end.

Kuwait may achieve herd immunity against coronavirus by next September

13 May 2021
Kuwait may achieve herd immunity against coronavirus by next September
Kuwait may achieve herd immunity against Covid-19 by next September when the total number of those receiving the vaccines will hit the 3 million mark.

Kuwait extends entry visa validity for domestic workers to six months

13 May 2021
Kuwait extends entry visa validity for domestic workers to six months
Kuwait has agreed to extend validity of entry visas for foreign domestic workers to six months.

Kuwait launches 2nd phase of Covid-19 field vaccination campaign

10 May 2021
Kuwait launches 2nd phase of Covid-19 field vaccination campaign
Kuwait launched the second phase of Covid-19 field vaccination campaign on 9th May for workers at shopping malls in the country.

Kuwait government sector announces Eid al Fitr holidays

06 May 2021
Kuwait government sector announces Eid al Fitr holidays
The Civil Service Commission in Kuwait announced that Eid al Fitr holiday will begin on 12th May and end on 16th May.

Kuwait bans travel of unvaccinated residents

06 May 2021
Kuwait bans travel of unvaccinated residents
The Kuwait government has banned unvaccinated residents rom travelling abroad starting this month.

PAM to issue new measures to control labour market

01 May 2021
PAM to issue new measures to control labour market
The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) is likely to issue fresh decision in the coming days to control the labour market and stop visa trading in the name of fake companies and licenses.

Kuwait approves vaccines for Corona passport

28 April 2021
Kuwait approves vaccines for Corona passport
These include AstraZeneca / Oxford – Moderna – Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer / Biontec. The DGCA will be notified of updates to the list of approved vaccines.

Partial curfew to continue until end of Ramadan

20 April 2021
Partial curfew to continue until end of Ramadan
According to the latest decision by the Kuwait government, curfew will be in place in Kuwait, although, the curfew hours in Kuwait will remain unchanged.

Kuwait further extends grace period for illegal residents

17 April 2021
Kuwait further extends grace period for illegal residents
The Kuwaiti authorities have announced further extension of grace period for illegal foreign residents in the country by another month.
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