Kuwait government, in a recent decision has decided to exempt incoming passengers with a COVID-19 vaccine certificate from institutional quarantine. In a statement issued by the Centre for Government Communication on 22 March, it was announced that those having a valid COVID-19 certificate will be exempt from institutional quarantine.
This includes the following group of people:
However, the above mentioned people are supposed to complete 7 day home quarantine. On the 7th day, PCR examination will be conducted and if negative, their quarantine period ends.
The revised measures come after the country last month said all travellers arriving on direct flights from high risk countries would have to resort to institutional quarantine in one of the local hotels for 14 days. Additionally, it had said travellers coming from the rest of the world would have to quarantine institutionally for one week and another week at home.
The ban on foreign nationals entering the country remains.
Source: Khaleej Times