Visas & Consular Affairs

The following documents are to be submitted when applying for the visa,

  1. Original Passport – Validity not less than 06 months
  2. Original medical certificate issued from a medical centre approved by the Gulf Health Council Expatriate Health Check-up program –
  3. PCR certificate confirming that the passengers are free from the Coronavirus (Covid-19)
  4. Police clearance – Certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  5. For Driving Visa holder’s
    *“Driving information Extract” issued by the Department of Motor Traffic (Exempted for original Kuwait Driving License holders)
    *For reference bring Original Driving License
  6. For Family Visa holder’s
    *Medical Report – Exempted for ages below 12 years
    *Police Clearance – Exempted for ages below 18 years
  7. One way Air Ticket – Issued by Sri Lankan or Kuwait Airways (Printed on the relevant letter heads)
  8. Bank receipt obtained from Commercial Bank paid for Visa/Document fee
    Embassy Account details
    A/C Name – Embassy of the State of Kuwait
    A/C No. – 102 002 4000
    Bank – Commercial Bank

Passports & Documents Submission time – 8.30am – 10.30am
Collection time – 2.00pm – 3.00pm

DATE: 05TH MARCH, 2020


The Embassy requests all passengers travelling from Sri Lanka to Kuwait, with effect from 08th March, 2020, to carry out the below given instructions and as per the directives from the concerned authorities in the State of Kuwait (Health Authority & Civil Aviation) regarding the outbreak of Coronavirus, has requested all passengers to carry out the following compulsory, obligatory instructions:

  1. A completed medical examination – PCR certificate confirming that the passengers are free from the Coronavirus (Covid-19), issued by the approved Embassy health centres and certified by the Embassy of the State of Kuwait in Colombo.
  2. If instruction (1) is not carried out, passengers will not be able to enter the State of Kuwait and will be deported on the airlines they arrived on for which the  State of Kuwait will not bare any financial costs and a fine will be levied on the airline company for violation of this circular
  3. Kuwaiti citizens are exempt from this circular

This circular comes in to effect from 8th March, 2020 until further notice.

The following hospitals have been approved by the Embassy to perform the relevant test for Corona Virus:

DURDANS – No. 3, Alfred Place, Colombo 3
DURDANS –  Kurunagala
Call: 0112 140 111 to make a prior appointment for Corona Virus, COVID-19 testing

ASIRI SURGICAL HOSPITAL, 21 Kirimandala Mawathe, Colombo 05

ASIRI HOSPTIAL MATARA, No 26, Esplanade Rd Uyanwatta, 81000

ASIRI HOSPITAL GALLE, No.10 Wakwella Road, Galle 80000

ASIRI HOSPITAL KANDY, 907 Peradeniya Rd, Kandy 20000

Contact person:- Ms. Sumudu Gunathilake, Manager Wellness
Email:    Mobile: 077 346 9643 & 076 610 4151

No. 578 Elvitigala Mawatha, Colombo 05.

Hotline Numbers to get an Appointment:
For Foreign Patients – 0767992716
For Local Patients – 0716445387 / 0115431517