DGCA excludes 5 categories from Institutional Quarantine
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Kuwait News: The Directorate-General for Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued a circular to airlines operating at Kuwait International Airport, with the exception of exemptions from institutional quarantine.

The following categories are exempt from mandatory institutional quarantine.

  1. All diplomatic missions and their first-degree relatives (husband-wife-children) of all nationalities, whether alone or together, and their accompanying domestic workers, provided they present ID.
  2. All Kuwaiti patients sent abroad for medical treatment and their companions will be exempt from tax after completing their medical treatment, provided a medical certificate is issued by the Kuwaiti Health Department.
  3. All Kuwaiti students enrolled in foreign universities who are completing their university exams (provided they present a certificate issued by the Kuwaiti Cultural Office to prove that the student is enrolled in one of the foreign universities and a certificate from the university to prove the examination date ).
  4. Excepted government and private sector medical personnel, including their first-degree family members (husband, wife, children), either individually or collectively, accompanied by their domestic workers, provided evidence is provided.
  5. Unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 are exempt.

All of the above-exempted categories are subject to a 14-day home quarantine provided 2 PCR tests are performed at your own expense, the first PCR test on arrival in Kuwait State and the second PCR test on day 6 from arrival date. They also need to download and register the Kuwaiti Ministry of Health (Shlonik) application.




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