Kuwait Authorities are instructed to all International Airlines not to board passengers for Kuwait unless they have valid visa for entry. Kuwait Ministry of Interior grants Entry visas to the enlisted 34 nationalities on arrival, these nationalities are from USA, UK, France, Italy, Canada, Japan, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, China, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Finland, Spain, Monaco, Vatican, Iceland, Andorra, San Marino, Liechtenstein, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and South Korea.
Other countries can obtain visa through Kuwait Airways offices. The airline has an online facility to process the visa through the Ministry of Interior. However, all other nationals are subject to strict rules of entry and registration as foreigners under the sponsorship of Kuwaitis or as dependents of foreigners who already own residence under Kuwait sponsorship.