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Department of Consular Affairs

Minister Plenipotentiary/ Sami Abulaziz AlHamad
Assistant Foreign Minister for Consular Affairs
Counselor/ Anas Issa AlShaheen
Deputy Assistant Foreign Minister for Consular Affairs
 

Department of Consular Affairs Specializations: -

  • Care for Kuwaiti citizens abroad, in coordination with the appropriate diplomatic delegations. 
  • Supervise the care for foreign delegates residing in the State of Kuwait.
  • Prepare instructions and guidelines for consular affairs, according to the State’s laws and regulations.
  • Verification of official documents and certifications.
  • Prepare guidelines for obtaining entrance visas and permits for Kuwaiti citizens traveling abroad. 
  • Prepare guidelines for obtaining entrance visas and permits for foreigners traveling to Kuwait. 
  • Issue transit, landing and departure permits for foreign airplanes.
  • Issue permits for foreign boats. 
  • Prepare and follow up on consular affairs committee meetings with other countries.