KUWAIT CITY, June 17 : During its meeting today, the Cabinet accepted a recommendation to allow vaccinated expats to return to Kuwait. The government spokesman, Tariq Al-Mazram, announced that from 1st August onward vaccinated expats with valid residence will be allowed to enter Kuwait. Only those who have received Oxford/AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson will be allowed to enter. Expats entering Kuwait will have to stay in home quarantine for a period of 7 days, if PCR test result is negative the quarantine period ends. Expats who have received the specified vaccines in Kuwait will be able to travel abroad and return according to health requirements.
Non-Vaccinated Kuwaiti citizens will be prevented from traveling with the exception of: 1. Age group who are not subjected to vaccination 2. Citizens for health reasons who are not being vaccinated 3. Pregnant women who have obtained certificate from the health ministry. Those who are not vaccinated with approved vaccines will not be allowed to enter malls, restaurants, salons and major complexes. From Jun 27th the ban on non-vaccinated people applies to areas of mall which is more than 6000 sq meters. Malls will continue to shut by 8 pm until further notice.