Non-electronic Kuwaiti passport will be invalid from July 1, 2018.

This is to inform all Kuwaiti citizens in Japan that Kuwaiti non-electronic passports will remian in use until June 30, 2018, but will be terminated permanently as of July 1, 2018.

However, holders of valid Kuwait non-electronic passports (Diplomatic/Special/Ordinary) will be allowed to enter the State of Kuwait after June 30, 2018, on condition that the State of Kuwait is their direct final destination.

Additionally, holders of expired Kuwaiti non-electronic passports will be allowed to return to the State of Kuwait with an Emergency Travel Document issued by the Embassy of the State of Kuwait in Japan. For those who have expired Kuwaiti non-electronic passports, please contact the Consular Section of the Embassy of the State of Kuwait, Tokyo.

TEL: 03-3455-0361
Email: consular@kuwait-embassy.or.jp