Our mission

We are improving the close and historic relationship between the UK and Kuwait, thus increasing the prosperity and security of both nations. Important areas of this cooperation include:

  • increasing bilateral trade and investment
  • supporting peace and stability in a changing region
  • countering common threats, including terrorism
  • enhancing a close military relationship
  • providing services for British nationals in Kuwait
  • providing an efficient visa service for visitors coming to the UK
  • offering support and advice where appropriate as Kuwait continues to develop its democracy, governance and human rights frameworks


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British Embassy Kuwait

We work to maintain and further Britain's relationship with Kuwait.

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British Embassy Kuwait, main contact

British Embassy
Arabian Gulf Street

Kuwait City
Kuwait City

Our working hours are now Sunday to Wednesday 07:30 - 15:30, Thursday 07:30-13:30.

The weekend in Kuwait is Friday and Saturday.

UK Trade & Investment Kuwait

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy. We also help overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy.

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UK Trade & Investment Kuwait

British Embassy
PO Box 2

13001 Safat

Office hours:
Sunday to Wednesday 7.30am – 3.30pm
Thursday 7.30am – 1.30pm