Authentication - Requirements for Certification of Academic Records - Residencyfellowship certificates


Residency/Fellowship Certificates

*Per new instructions received from the Ministry of Higher Education, individuals who wish to certify their academic records must apply through the Ministry’s website at

Please be advised of the required documents for certification as follows:

  1. Copy of passport
  2. Copy of Civil ID
  3. Copy of Residency / Fellowship Certificates
  4. Verification letter from institution granting Residency / Fellowship indicating the following:
    1. Dates of Residency / Fellowship
    2. If Resident / Fellow currently meeting requirements/active member
  5. Copy of previous academic record/degree
  6. Copy of Equivalency Certificate of previous degree issued by the Ministry of Higher Education (for degree earned from private institution in Kuwait or any institution outside of Kuwait).

The Cultural Office reserves the right to request for additional documentation if needed.




Contact / Hours Of Operations

OFFICE NUMBER: 202.364.2100

FAX NUMBER: 202.363.8394


Monday through Friday

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m est





The Cultural Office of the Embassy of the State of Kuwait

3500 International Drive, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008


Employees Only


In Case Of Emergencies

In case of emergencies, please contact the Embassy/Consulate responsible for your area as specified below:

For District of Columbia (DC), Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. Contact Main Embassy at 202.262.0758

For Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont and Wisconsin.  Contact New York Consulate at 917.242.6688

For Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.  Contact Los Angeles Consulate at 310.279.3644

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