Traveling to Turkey from Kuwait in 2024

Planning a trip to Turkey from Kuwait? Great news! Kuwaiti passport holders are now exempt from obtaining a Turkey e-Visa for short-term tourism purposes (up to 90 days). This change, announced on the official website of the Republic of Türkiye Electronic Visa Application System, simplifies the travel process for Kuwaiti visitors.

Traveling to Turkey from Kuwait in 2024

Here's what you Need to Know

No e-Visa Required

  • Kuwaiti citizens no longer need to apply for a Turkey e-Visa for tourism trips of 90 days or less.
  • This visa exemption streamlines travel arrangements and saves you valuable time and effort.

Required Documents

For hassle-free entry, Kuwaiti travelers must carry the following documents:

  • Valid Kuwaiti passport: with a minimum validity of 150 days from your entry date.
  • Personal information: including full name, date of birth, nationality, and gender.
  • Contact information: current address, phone number, and email address.
  • Travel details: purpose of visit, intended entry and exit dates, and accommodation address in Turkey.

Long-Term Visits and Other Purposes

  • Longer stays (over 90 days): Applying for a visa from the Turkish Embassy in Kuwait City is mandatory.
  • Non-tourism visits: Obtaining a visa from the embassy is required regardless of the duration.

First-time e-Visa Applicants (if applicable)

  • Visit the official Turkey Visa Application form and select Kuwait as your nationality.
  • Fill out the form accurately, double-checking for any errors.
  • Apply and pay the applicable fee (varies based on duration).
  • Await approval, which usually takes a few days.

Processing Time

  • Normal processing: 1 business day. Apply well in advance to allow for processing time.
  • Rush processing: Expedited option for quicker approval.

Additional Information:

  • Always check the official website for the latest updates and requirements.
  • Consider travel insurance for unforeseen circumstances.

Enjoy your visa-free trip to Turkey!


Apply for Turkey visa:

  • Online Application: Fill out the visa application with your passport details.

  • Payment: Use a credit card to make an online payment.

  • Email Confirmation: After payment confirmation, your visa will be emailed to you.

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