Diplomatic Enclave, Arabian Gulf Street, P.O. Box 1450, Safat-13015, Kuwait. Phone: 22530600, 22530612 - 14 Fax: 22546958, 22571192, 22573910, 22573902
Consular FAQ's


Welcome to the Consular Services of the Embassy of India, Kuwait

Application form for Passport and Visa services can be downloaded from the website of the Embassy www.indembkwt.org or collected from the Information Counter at the Embassy.

Applications for Passport and Visa services (except applications for visa for diplomatic/official/special passports and OCI, PIO Card and Emergency Certificate) are being accepted at the Indian Passport and Visa Application Centers (for details visit website: http://www.kw.ckgs.in/)

Fee for Passport and Visa services are accepted at the Counter in cash only.  Kindly bring exact change.  All original documents must be accompanied with a photocopy.

All passports issued from the Embassy of India, are machine readable.  For any clarification or further information kindly call at 22530600, 22530612-14, Extension No.200/274/292 or e-mail to passport@indembkwt.org

Warning:  It is an offence to knowingly furnish false information or to suppress material information when applying for Passport/Visa/Consular services

Consular services seekers may please note that bags and briefcases are not allowed in the Embassy premises.

Fee, once paid, is not refundable

FAQs on Passport/Attestation/PIO/OCI Services

Q. 11   What are the requirements for getting Emigration Check Not Required (ECNR) status on Passports?

Ans.    Following persons are entitled to get the ECNR status on their passports:

  • Persons staying abroad for more than three years from the date of entry (period of short visits to India to be excluded)
  • Persons holding secondary school certificate(10th class pass), recognized vocational training or higher degrees(Degrees should be attested by the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi)
  • On the basis of ECNR Status of the Spouse (original passport of spouse to be submitted along with application)
  • Dependent children of parents eligible for ECNR(upto 18 years of age) [Original passport of the parent to be submitted along with application]
  • All the persons above the age of 50 years.

You need to fill Application Form No. 3, bring one recent passport size photograph, original passport and photocopy of passport. The fee for this service is KD 3.200.

All new passports are by default under ECNR category and no separate ECNR stamps are required any more for those belonging to this category.

 

Consular services seekers may please note that bags and briefcases are not allowed in the Embassy premises.

Fee, once paid, is not refundable.



Address: Diplomatic Enclave, Arabian Gulf Street, P.O. Box 1450, Safat-13015, Kuwait.
Consular Services working hours: 8.00 A.M to 4.30 P. M (Sunday to Thursday)
Issue of Token: 8.00 A.M to 12.00 P.M & 1.30 P.M to 3.00 P.M
Embassy timing: Sunday to Thursday 8.00 A.M. to 4.30 P.M (Lunch Break: 1 p.m. to 1.30 p.m.)
Telephone Numbers: (00-965) 22530600, 22530612 - 14
Fax Number: (00-965) 22546958, 22571192, 22573910, 22573902

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