Requirements for Passport Renewal/ Extension -Embassy Kuwait

KUMPLETUHIN ANG KAILANGAN BAGO MAGPUNTA SA EMBAHADA SA PAG RE RENEW NG PASSPORT. Address: Block 6, Villa 153 Nouman Bin Basher St. corner Damascus St, Faiha, State of Kuwait

Telephone No.: (+965) 2252-8422, 2251-1806

Requirements for Passport Renewal/ Extension (KD 18 for renewal; KD 6 for extension)

  1. Personal appearance
  2. Duly filled-up passport application and /or extension form
  3. Original passport
  4. Photocopy of passport data page and last page
  5. Photocopy of Kuwait residence visa, if any

Those whose passports are about to expire within the next 6 months, or whose Kuwait residence visas are about to expire within one year from the date of expiry of the passport, should apply for EXTENSION and RENEWAL of their passport in order to avoid any lapse in the validity of their passports and payment of immigration penalty Use BLACK INK in filling up the passport application form. Passports, that have expired for more than one year, may no longer be extended The validity of passports may only be extended once Upon receiving the new passport, the Kuwait residence visa must be IMMEDIATELY TRANSFERRED to avoid immigration penalties.


  • Paspports unclaimed after six (6) months from the date of issuance will be cancelled per Department Order No. 37-03.
  • Extension of green passport will soon be discontinued per DFA Circular 516-OUA-2012 to comply with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Standards requiring all non-machine readable passports to be out of circulation by 2015.
  • Upon receipt of the new passport, please transfer immediately the Visa to the new passport to avoid payment of Immigration fines.

Read HERE for additional info.regarding the new LAW. Source : Embassy Kuwait Credit to : Cristina Manlapaz Panimdim

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