The following days are designated as official holidays to be observed by Embassy Kuwait during 2013.
Emergency contact at the bottom incase of Embassy Holiday Closure.
|Holiday||Actual Day||Post Holiday|
|New Year's Day||Jan 1 (Tue)||Jan 1 (Tue) AH|
|Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday||Jan 21 (Mon)||Jan 20 (Sun) AH|
|Birthday of Prophet Mohammed||Jan 24 (Thu)||Jan 24 (Thu) LH|
|President's Day||Feb 18 (Mon)||Feb 17 (Sun) AH|
|Kuwait National Day||Feb 25 (Mon)||Feb 25 (Mon) LH|
|Kuwait Liberation Day||Feb 26 (Tue)||Feb 26 (Tue) LH|
|Memorial Day||May 27 (Mon)||May 26 (Sun) AH|
|Ascension Day||June 6 (Thur)||June 6 (Thur) LH|
|Independence Day||July 4 (Thur)||July 4 (Thur) AH
|*Eid Al-Fitr||Aug 8-11 (Thur - Sun)||Aug 8-11 (Thur - Sun) LH|
|Labor Day||Sep 2 (Mon)||Sep 1 (Sun) AH|
|Columbus Day||Oct 14 (Mon)||Oct 13 (Sun) AH|
|*Eid Al-Adha||Oct 14-17 (Mon-Thur)||Oct 14-16 (Mon-Wed) LH|
|Islamic New Year||Nov 5 (Tue)||Nov 5 (Tue) LH|
|Veteran's Day||Nov 11 (Mon)||Nov 11 (Mon) AH|
|Thanksgiving Day||Nov 28 (Thur)||Nov 28 (Thur) AH|
|Christmas Day||Dec 25 (Wed)||Dec 25 (Wed) AH|
Religious holidays in Kuwait are subject to change as they are governed by the lunar calendar and exact dates must be confirmed by religious authorities.
After business hours, U.S. citizens in Kuwait with true emergencies should contact +965-2259-1001 and your call will be directed to the Duty Officer.
In the event of a true life or death emergency, such as an arrest, death, or victim of a crime, U.S. citizens may call +965-2259-1583 during business hours. This number is not to be used for visa inquiries, appointment requests, or other non-emergency matters. Please use the appropriate email address for all other inquiries.