In: About Kuwait

The Basic Facts
December 29, 2015

Geography The State of Kuwait is located in the northeast corner of the Arabian Peninsula and shares borders with Iraq to…

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Commercial Agency
November 22, 2015

Articles 23 of Law No. 68 of 1980 regarding the Commercial Law (“Commercial Code”) states that non-Kuwaiti citizens may not pursue…

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Corporate Entities
October 22, 2015

General Partnership A general partnership must have two or more Kuwaiti partners. Foreign nationals may participate in general partnerships, but Kuwaiti…

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September 29, 2015

Direct Taxes Personal Taxation There is no personal income tax for individuals. Corporate Income Tax Corporate income tax is levied only…

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Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Law
August 29, 2015

Law No. 116 of 2013 Regarding the Promotion of Direct Investment in the State of Kuwait (“KDIPA Law”) provides benefits to…

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Intellectual Property
April 29, 2015

Intellectual property rights in Kuwait are protected under the following national laws: Decree Law No. 68 of 1980 Promulgating the Commercial…

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March 29, 2015

Visas All visitors to Kuwait, except passport holders of the Gulf Cooperation Council States, require visas. Visit Visas Kuwait visit visas…

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