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Kuwait Country Guide

Used Household Goods and Personal Effects
Motor Vehicles
Pets
Restricted/Dutiable Items
Prohibited Items
Consignment Instructions
Cultural and Other Information
Used Household Goods and Personal Effects

Document Required

Documents Required

  • Copy of passport (picture and signature page)
  • Packing list
  • Delivery order from shipping line (sea freight)
  • Civil ID copy for consignee
  • Temporary import license
  • ‘Itimad towkia’ copy from local sponsor company
  • Work permit copy/ “Izanamal” (in Arabic)
  • Valid Kuwaiti residence copy (stamped in passport)
  • Company authorization letter from employer confirming employment (2 copies)
  • Original bill of lading/ express release / seaway bill / air waybill (AWB)
  • Temporary work entry visa / NOC copy (duly stamped by Kuwait Immigration upon arrival to Kuwait) (air freight)

 

Specific Information

  • Consignee’s presence is mandatory during inbound shipments.
  • The Kuwaiti residence copy must be a minimum of 12 months validity.
  • Temporary import license may only be obtained after the following documents from above are available at destination at least 5 days prior to arrival of the shipment in Kuwait:
    • Delivery order from shipping line
    • Packing list
    • Company authorization letter (2 copies)
    • ‘Itimad towkia’ copy from local sponsor company
    • Passport copy
    • Work permit copy
    • Valid Kuwaiti residence copy
    • Civil ID copy
  • Diplomats are permitted duty-free entry.
  • There is a 5% Customs duty applicable on all non-diplomatic sea imports.
  • Kuwaiti Customs will determine further charges depending on weight, volume, and type of HHG shipment.


Note: 
Contact destination agent for further details. 

Motor Vehicles

Document Required

Documents Required

  • Certificate of title / manufacturer certificate (issued from vehicle manufacturer office)
  • Original commercial invoice
  • Certificate of origin (new vehicles)
  • NOC certificate issued from origin traffic department
  • Vehicle GSO certificate (should provide from vehicle manufactures office - new vehicles)
  • Certificate of import
  • Proof of ownership
  • Original bill of lading
  • Mechanical certificate from origin stamped by the Public Port Authority in Kuwait

 

Specific Information

  • Customs duties are charged at a rate of 5% on the value of the vehicle as estimated by Kuwait Customs in addition to bank charges.
  • Motor vehicles older than 5 years cannot be imported.
  • Only Kuwait nationals are allowed to import vehicles for personal use in their name.
    • A resident / expatriate is not allowed to import vehicles in their name.
  • If a temporary import license is required by customs for auto import than a consignee must obtain it directly from the Ministry of Commerce in Kuwait. 
Pets

Document Required

Documents Required

  • Vaccination record
  • Veterinary health certificate

 

Specific Information

  • Only certain animal species may be imported (cats, dogs, birds, etc.); contact the destination agent for specific information.
Restricted/Dutiable Items
  • Books, audio/video tapes, and music may be imported but are subject to censorship.
  • Items manufactured by companies on the Israeli Boycott list will be confiscated.
  • The inclusion of medicine and drugs for medicinal purposes will invariably cause delays in clearance.
    • A special release order from the Ministry of Health is required.
  • Computer modems are subject to registration and an initial fee levied by the Ministry of Communication of approximately $400 USD and a renewable fee of $400 USD per year; this is not a Customs requirement but a requirement of the Ministry of Communication and is administered by the Department of Customs.
  • Do not include new electronic items in shipments.
Prohibited Items
  • Alcohol (including but not restricted to liquors, wine and beer) as well as alcohol producing kits/machinery
  • Pork products
  • “Walkie-Talkie” type radios
  • Narcotics, drugs, stimulants
  • Pornographic books, magazines and other media
  • Weapons, including antique weapons, firearms and ammunition
  • All materials and products connected with or manufactured by Israel
  • Statues, art work and literature defined as offensive to Islamic teachings and principles
Consignment Instructions
Recommended: Contact the destination agent to ensure all requirements have been met prior to import, especially for differences regarding air / sea shipments.
Cultural and Other Information

Note: Customs regulations can change at any time with or without notice. This document is provided as a guide and for information only. While MoversZone has exercised reasonable care in publishing this document, MoversZone makes no representation, either expressed or implied, as to its accuracy or applicability.

​​Moving from Dubai to Kuwait - FAQ's

How much is cost of moving from Dubai to Kuwait?

On average, it is estimated that shipping to Kuwait from the UAE by sea will cost you anywhere from AED 12,000-16,000 for a 25 cubic meter shipping container. Knowing the shipping cost on average will allow you to cross out any international movers that are charging you too much or even too little for the service.

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