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Ramadan timings for various institutions and facilities

IIK Staff Reporter
Thursday, May 9, 2019

All of Kuwait shifts to a shorter working day and turns its focus towards prayer and contemplation during the holy month of Ramadan, here is the list of the opening and closing timings of various institutions and facilities to help you better adapt to the altered schedules.

Most public institutions operate between 10 am and 2:30 pm.. Most of the banks in Kuwait are operational between 10 am and 1:30 pm.

Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) opens from 10:00 am till 2:30 pm. Collection of Civil ID during Ramadan time can be done between 1:30 pm and 6:00 pm.

Working hours of General Traffic department will be from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm. Technical Car inspection section for vehicle renewal will work form 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm during Ramadan.

Vehicle Inspection Companies will operate from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm and 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm during the Holy month of Ramadan.

The residency Department at all six governorates will be working from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm during Ramadan. The evening shifts at Farwaniya and Capitol Governorate will be working from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

Stores in shopping malls across Kuwait generally keep to 10 am to 4 pm and 8 pm to 1 am working hours and it is not uncommon to find restaurants that open their doors after Iftar to stay open until 2 am.

All local co-ops should be open from 9 am until midnight, except for those that are open 24x7. Most Lulu Hypermarket branches are open from 9 am to 2 or 3 am, the Sultan Center branches that are not operational 24/7, start at 6 am and close after midnight. City Centre will be open from 8 am to 1 am.

The retail shops in Al Kout Mall will be working from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and 8:30 pm to 1:30 pm while restaurants are opening from 6:00 pm to 1:30 am

No changes in the working hours of the Indian Embassy in Kuwait during Ramadan. Indian Embassy will keep to its regular timings of 8 am to 4:30 pm.

Update:Starting from 26th May, PACI Civil ID collection time is from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm from Sunday to Thursday. On Friday and Saturday, Civil ID collection is from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

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Inderjot Kaur
Sunday, May 26, 2019
What are the timings of Salmiya clinic on the 4th Ring Road, during Ramadan?

Saturday, May 18, 2019
Please let me know Kuwait society of Engineering working time during Ramadan

Sameer Sayyed
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Timings of jaleeb government clinic during Ramadan please

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Ramdan timing at KSE is between 10.00am to 12.00pm during day time and 9.00pm to 1.00am at night.

how convenient....

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Can you mention bank working hours in Avenues during day and evening

Sunday, May 12, 2019
Dear All,

Am working in Kuwait Airways new terminal - T4 from July''18. Can anyone confirm and guide me, I have to submit my visa and contract details to the Indian Embassy or not.

Thanks & Regards,

Ashok Raja G

Ajin Antony
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Please tell to me the Ramadan timing for ministry of foreign affairs

Thursday, May 9, 2019
What is KSE (Kuwait Society Of engineers) timing ????

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
what about the insurance office(hawally) time? normal days evening 4-7pm!
Ramadan timing evening available?

Joseph Kuruvilla
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
About the working time of Kuwait PCC office @ Al-Dajeej

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