Important Notice

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The external service provider Al Qabas Assurex is operating a Visa Application Centre in support of the German Embassy in Kuwait.

Short-term visa applications for travels to Germany (e.g. for tourism, visits, business) are to be submitted to the service provider Al Qabas who will for your convenience ensure that all the relevant documents are included in your application.

Address of the Visa Application Centre:

Al Qabas Assurex

Sanabel Tower (Al-Babtain)

Mezzanine (M3)

opposite Public Authority for Minors Affairs


Tel.: 22924444

Fax: 22924442

Further details on the application procedure and how to reach the Visa Application Centre are available on the following website:

Please bear in mind that for Kuwaiti nationals a minimum of 3 days from the moment your application arrives at the Embassy is required until you get back your stamped passport. For certain nationals, the procedure might take up to 12 days.

During this time, neither the Embassy nor the Visa Application Centre can provide any information on the status of your application . Please make sure you apply in time to avoid being disappointed!

Use of the services provided by Al Qabas is on a voluntary basis. However,an applicant who wishes to file his/her application at the Embassy has to present him/herself at the Embassy. 

In order to avoid waiting times for an available appointment, long queues outside and/ or inside the Embassy and to make sure that your visa application is complete and can be processed without any delay, we advise you to benefit from the Visa Application Centre.

Long-term visa applications (e.g. for studying, work permits, family reunification) cannot be processed through our service provider Al Qabas but have to be handed in directly at the Embassy.

Please call the visa section of the Embassy on 25 77 05 57 to book an appointment to hand in your visa application.Please note that the number of available appointments at the Embassy is limited. Therefore there might be a waiting period of up to 2 weeks for an appointment at the Embassy.