Kuwait Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Kuwait
Capital city: Kuwait
Currency: Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD)
Local time: GMT + 3
Telephone code: + 965
Bank: Closed on Friday and Saturday, open  on Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import of 500 cigarettes or 2 lbs. of tobacco.Prohibited is the import of alcoholic beverages and narcotics, unsealed milk products and... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

A permit, issued by the Kuwait Ministry of Interior, is required from passengers wishing to import a firearm.Note: the transporting airline's ... More information

Export regulations:

Free export of cigarettes and tobacco products without restrictions. ... More information


Pets may be imported in cabin, as hold baggage or as cargo if:- holding prior approval from the General Directorate for Agricultural and Sea W... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at Kuwait International Airport.Exempt: checked baggage of transit passengers with an onward connection ... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Import of local currency (Kuwait Dinar-KWD) and... More information

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