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Embassy of the United States in Kuwait

Embassy of the United States in Kuwait, located at Plot No.14, Block 6, Al-Masjed Al-Aqsa Street. View a location map, get driving directions to the Embassy of United States, or view the information about the address, phone, fax, office hours, official website, Facebook page, Twitter, consular services, visa list, and head of mission (HOM).

  • Embassy Address

    Plot No.14, Block 6, Al-Masjed Al-Aqsa Street
    PO Box 77, Safat 13001
    Kuwait City
  • Telephone

  • +965 2259 1001, +965 2538 6562
  • Fax

  • +965 2538 0282
  • Email

  • American Citizen Service: [email protected]
    Non-Immigrant Visa: [email protected]
    Immigrant Visa: [email protected]
  • Office Hours

  • Sunday to Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Location map of the Embassy of the United States in Kuwait


Office website

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The following is a brief listing of services offered at the Embassy of the United States in Kuwait.

  • Process visa applications
  • Notarize certain documents
  • Issues first-time passports
  • Renews expired passports
  • Amends passports to show change of name; validity, or to correct errors
  • Selective Service Registration
  • Renunciation of U.S. nationality
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad of a Citizen of the United States of America (CRBA)
  • Emergency help for U.S. Citizens traveling abroad

Head of Mission

James Holtsnider, Chargé d'affaires

Common Visa Types

Citizens of qualified countries may be able to travel to United States without a visa. The most common types of United States visas are the following.

  • Nonimmigrant Visas
    • Business/Tourist visa
    • Work visa
    • Student visa
    • Exchange visitor visa
    • Transit/Ship crew visa
    • Religious worker visa
    • Domestic employee visa
    • Journalist and media visa
    • Treaty traders and treaty investors visa
  • Immigrant Visas
    • Family-based immigration
    • Fiancé(e) visa (K-1)
    • Religious workers visa
    • Employment-based immigration
    • Diversity visa (DV)
    • Returning resident visa (SB-1)

Diplomatic missions of United States in neighbouring countries/regions of Kuwait:

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Kuwait in United States

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This page was last edited on 18 February 2023 at 06:10 AM (EST).