Authentication of diplomas by Kuwait embassy in USA


FEBRUARY 12, 2017

Kuwait diploma attestation Do you need your diploma authenticated/attested by Kuwait embassy

Kuwaiti embassy requirements for authentication of diplomas are strict, applications that do not meet the requirements are rejected.

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Kuwait embassy requirements (diplomas) for non Kuwaitis:

Kuwaiti Embassy does not accept for legalization/authentication online degrees or degrees based on experience. Only degrees from accredited U.S. based universities can be legalized.

To authenticate a diploma from an accredited U.S. college / university, the applicant has to provide the following:


original diplomaThe original diploma:

The diploma has to be original or a copy certified and notarized by the school. Then the diploma needs to be authenticated on the state level, and then legalized by the U.S. Department of State in Washington DC. We will take care of the whole legalization procedure and the original diploma will be ready for the Kuwait embassy.

Sealed transcript

Sealed transcript:

This means that your college or university will need to put your transcript in a sealed envelope. This sealed envelope has to be submitted to the embassy along with the legalized original diploma.


Verified certificate from the National Student Clearinghouse

Verified certificate from the National Student Clearinghouse:

The National Student Clearinghouse verifies enrollment and graduation information for students of most public and private U.S. institutions.

Please note that the National Student Clearinghouse is increasing the price of the DegreeVerify service to $14.95 per confirmed transaction, plus applicable school surcharges, effective March 1, 2017.

Here is the link where you can request verification of your degree (external link)

a copy of valid passport

A copy of a valid passport and a driver's license:

Just make copies of your valid passport and driver's license. They do not to be notarized or authenticated. The copies can be emailed or sent to us with the original diploma and the sealed transcript.

Read more about Kuwait document legalization.


Legalization for Kuwait: price, processing time, order form:


Price: $375 (Fedex within the U.S. is included).
Processing time: app. 15 bus. days.
FedEx (2nd day): $20
FedEx (standard overnight): $30
FedEx International: $75 (most countries)
FedEx International to Eastern Europe, South America, Africa: $115
Complete the Order form and enclose it with your document(s). Our mailing address is
Foreign Documents Express
331 Newman Springs Rd., Bldg. 1
4th Floor, Suite 143
Red Bank, NJ 07701


Apostilles in some state and federal agencies are still being processed with delays. Please contact us for processing times. 

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Our guarantee: if we are not able to apostille your document(s), we will issue a 100% refund.

We process documents for all countries. 

We process documents from all 50 U.S. States (apostilles and certifications), the U.S. Department of State in Washington DC (federal apostilles and certifications), and all foreign embassies/consulates.


Foreign Documents Express is a registered service provider with the Secretary of State - authentications, Hague apostilles, and certification.

Our mailing address is

Foreign Documents Express
331 Newman Springs Rd., Bldg. 1
4th Floor, Suite 143
Red Bank, NJ 07701

Phone: (646) 267-1140

Fax: (800) 905-0421

We accept all major credit and debit cards. We also accept checks (including personal checks), money orders, PayPal, MoneyGram, Western Union, bank transfers.

Major credit cards accepted


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You can call us at (646) 267-1140 with any questions about apostille process. We are available Monday - Sunday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. to answer your questions. You can also fax or email copies of your documents for a free evaluation. We will advise if your documents qualify for apostilles and, if not, what steps need to be taken.

Processing times differ depending on nature of your documents. In each case will provide the time estimate, and will do our best to meet the deadline.

Delivery by USPS Priority mail (within the U.S.) is included in the price. FedEx (2nd day, within the U.S.): $20, FedEx (standard overnight): $30. We ship internationally. FedEx International to most countries is $75 (FedEx to Eastern Europe and South America is $115).

Apostilles and embassy legalization procedures are not complicated if you entrust your documents to legalization experts who know the requirements of U.S. apostille agencies, foreign consulates and embassies and the requirements of the receiving organizations in foreign countries.