Procedures for the legalization of documents by the Kuwait Consulate in Switzerland since May 2001:

The document should be legalized by these authorities:

  • Chancellery of state
  • The General Consulate of the State of Kuwait

2, avenue de l’Ariana

1202 Genève

The cost of each legalized document is 75.00 SFr, except the commercial invoice which costs 150.00 SFr. and the certificate of origin which cost 225.00 SFr. The payment can be made cash at the Consulate. This policy will remain until further notice. Please note that according to the Swiss post office regulations, the maximum amount of money insured in the registered mail within Switzerland is CHF 500.00. Please include a stamped-addressed envelope to return the documents. The waiting period for legalization is between two to three days.

Please be aware that the Consulate does not keep a copy of the legalized documents for filing.

Opening hours and contact information of the Consulate:


The Consulate General of the State of Kuwait

Avenue de l’Ariana 2

1202 Genève



Tel.: +41 (22) 918.01.30




Opening hours


Monday to Friday 9:00 -12:30 (Visa, Passport & Documents Services 9:30 -12:00)

* “MONTH OF RAMADAN” from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. (Visa, Passport & Documents Services 10:30 -12:30)