A visa is NOT required for Kuwaiti passport holders visiting Turkey for a short-term stay: 3 months.

Visa requirements:

Visa typePurposesVisa requirementsAllowed stay
Tourist visaFor Kuwaiti citizens to enter Turkey for a short-term tourism purpose.Not required3 months
EvisaTurkey e-visa for Kuwaiti citizensNot Available
Visa on arrivalTurkey visa on arrival for Kuwaiti citizensNot Available

Turkey tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Kuwaiti passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Turkey.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Turkey.

If you are looking for Turkey Visa for Kuwaiti Citizens, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Kuwait, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Turkey nearest your place of residence. https://www.babaaztravels.com/

  • Kuwait City: The Embassy of Turkey in Kuwait City, Kuwait (Working hours: Open now. Close in 2 hours 8 minutes)

Visa application requirementsTurkey visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Turkey Visa for Omani Citizens diplomatic mission offices to Kuwait for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Kuwait traveling to Turkey from 2008 to 2018.

YearNumber of visitors (Kuwait) estimatedChange (%)

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Turkey & Kuwait comparison

Turkey’s area is approximately 769,630 km2 (297,155 sq mi), while the area of Kuwait is approximately 17,820 km2 (6,880 sq mi). This means Kuwait is 43.19 times smaller than Turkey.

As of September 2022, Turkey’s population is ~151.1 million people – 142,130,059 more people than the population of Kuwait.

We have highlighted Turkey & Kuwait’s relative positions on world’s map for your reference.4,270,5714,270,57184,339,06784,339,067

Population (est 2022)151,082,4628,952,403142.1 million more people live in Turkey than Kuwait
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est)23539Turkey has 196 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Kuwait.
Travel freedom (2022)6848Turkey passport holders can visit 20 more countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted28670Turkish hosts 216 more foreign missions than Kuwait.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Kuwait travel to Turkey in one year?


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