Kuwaiti passport

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Kuwaiti passport
Kuwaiti passport.jpg
Date first issued 2017, March 01[1] (current version)
Issued by  Kuwait
Type of document Passport
Purpose Identification
Eligibility requirements Kuwaiti citizenship
Expiration 5 years

The Kuwaiti passport is issued to citizens of Kuwait for international travel.

There are three types of Kuwaiti passports.

  1. Blue Passport: issued to citizens of Kuwait.
  2. Green Passport: a special passport issued to the Kuwaiti ruling family, members of parliament and high-ranking government officials.
  3. Red Passport: a diplomatic passport issued to diplomats serving in Kuwaiti embassies abroad and to high-ranking officials from the executive branch.

A gray passport, known as the Article 17 Passport, is given to the Bedoon, members of Kuwait's stateless population.

Visa requirements[edit]

Countries and territories with visa-free or visa on arrival entry for holders of regular Kuwaiti passports

In 2016, Kuwaiti citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 82 countries and territories, ranking the Kuwaiti passport 57th in the world according to the Visa Restrictions Index.

See also[edit]


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