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.19    Who is PIO or Person of Indian origin?

Ans. "Person of Indian Origin” means a citizen of any country (not being a citizen of Pakistan, Bangladesh) if:
(i) he/she at any time held an Indian passport; or
(ii) he/she or either of his/her parents or grand parents or great grand parents was born in and permanently resident in India as defined in the Government of India Act, 1935, and other territories that became part of India thereafter provided neither was at any time a citizen of any of the specified countries; or
(iii) he/she is a spouse of a citizen of India or a person of Indian origin covered under (i) and (ii) above.



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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