Kuwait health recommendations

Sanitary advices to visit Kuwait

Kuwait is a small country with around 4M Kuwaiti. Official language is Arabic. Kuwait uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+03:00. Currency used in Kuwait is Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD).

🏙️ Kuwait City
🗣️ Arabic
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4M ☀️ ~25 °C 🌧 ~9 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 18k km2 (7k mi²)
🧳 Destination Infromation
🎫 Visa Exemption
🗺️ Passport Strength
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies

Sanitary Recommendations

General recommendations

Dengue epidemics have been reported in the Middle East. For further information, please visit the CDCDengue Advice.

H5N1 Avian Influenza has been reported in Kuwait. For further information, please visit the CDCAvian Flu Advice.

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has been found in the Middle East. For further information, please visit the CDC MERS Advice.


It is recommended that travellers are up to date on routine vaccinations including measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT), varicella (chickenpox), polio, and yearly flu shots.

A hepatitis A vaccination is recommended as travellers may contract hepatitis A through contaminated food or water in Kuwait, regardless of where they are eating or staying.

A hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for those who may have sexual contact with a new partner, who may get a tattoo or piercing, or have any medical procedures.

A typhoid vaccination is recommended for most travellers, especially those staying with friends or relatives, visiting smaller cities or rural areas, or for those that are adventurous eaters.

A rabies vaccination is recommended for those planning an outdoor holiday, for wildlife professionals such as veterinarians and researchers, for those who are taking a long trip or moving to Kuwait, and children as they are more likely to receive animal bites.

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Visa Exemption

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