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Summary

Travelchimps aims to provide ALL the information you need (see our Travel Dashboard). This page uses data from UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The usual caveat: we cannot guarantee import of this information was error free and therefore the accuracy of this page. Always use a number of sources to check important information

Advice current as at 4:00 am 22 May 2019.

Around 8,000 British nationals live in Kuwait and a further 10,000 visit each year. Most visits to Kuwait are trouble-free.

You must carry your passport or a Kuwait civil identification card at all times.

Take care if you plan to travel to conservative areas such as Jahra. There are high levels of crime, particularly robberies, in Jleeb Al Shuyoukh. See Local travel

Following maritime restrictions issued by the Kuwaiti Ministry of Interior in 2011, you should also take care when sailing in Kuwaiti waters. See Sea travel

Terrorist attacks in Kuwait can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

You can contact the emergency services by calling 112 (fire, police and ambulance).

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.


 

Quick Facts Tourist Information for:

Kuwait
Currency: Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD)
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KWD
Dialling Code: 965
Drive on the: right
Visitors/Tourists: 269,000 in 2011
Languages Spoken:
Arabic (official language) 100%


Capital City(s):
Kuwait City
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Telephone Area Code:
Population: 32,500
Latitude: 29.3286113605 Longitude: 48.0033874512



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This tool is being re-developed. The exchange rate is today's; but until development is completed we are using data obtained from a variety of sources in 2013 for the rest of the info, and is not guaranteed to be free of errors - see disclaimer.
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