COVID-19: Passengers travelling to Kuwait must provide negative test result

Kuwait City: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation issued a list of approved medical centres in 10 countries where passengers are able to obtain a health certificate prior to their arrival to Kuwait.


“According to the health authorities instructions, all arrival passengers to Kuwait International Airport are required to submit a (PCR) certificate in English language issued by one of the accredited laboratories,” the The Directorate General of Civil Aviation said in a Tweet.



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The document lists approved health centres across 10 countries: India, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Switzerland, Germany, Pakistan and Azerbaijan.


All passengers arriving to Kuwait are required to provide a health certificate from one of the approved medical centres proving they tested negative for COVID-19. The test should be done up to 96 hours prior to departure.


The Kuwait International Airport is set to begin operations on August 1 at a 30 per cent capacity. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation announced that flights will be departing from Kuwait to the following countries: United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Oman, Lebanon, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Ethiopia, United Kingdom, Turkey, Iran, Nepal, Switzerland, Germany, Azerbaijan, Philippines and India.


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