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


British Embassy Kuwait

We develop and maintain relations between the UK and Kuwait. We work closely on a wide range of issues, including the future of the European Union, EU enlargement and completing the single market, climate change, science and innovation co-operation, foreign policy challenges and defence and police co-operation.

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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.

For information about:
Consular (NOT VISA OR PASSPORT) services to British nationals:

UK Trade & Investment enquiries:

UK Visas and Immigration Enquiries:

Department for International Trade Kuwait

Department for International Trade (DIT) 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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Department for International Trade Kuwait

British Embassy
PO Box 2

13001 Safat

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

UK Science & Innovation Network in Kuwait

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