Country and Currency Information

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Time Zone (GMT):+3
Capital City:Kuwait City
Largest City:Kuwait City
Currency:Kuwaiti Dinar = 1,000 fils
Currency Code:KWD
Banknote Denominations:¼ / ½ / 1 / 5 / 10 / 20
Exchangeable Currencies:All major
* Lowest Returnable Note:1
Additional Information:This is the 6th. series of notes introduced in 2014

* When selling currency back to most bureaux. Coins are generally NOT returnable.

GOV.UK Travel Advice

Friday 15 March 2019 11:54am
Latest update: Terrorism section and summary - updated information and advice on the threat from terrorism in Kuwait, reflecting a reduced threat; Safety and security section (Road travel) - addition of information about changes from 28 March 2019 if driving in Kuwait on a UK-issued International Driving Permit

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