KDIPA is one of the economic implementing arms of the country performing developmental, promotional, regulatory, and advocacy roles.

Our Vision

Positioning Kuwait as an added value and innovation based investment hub.

Our Mission

Actively contributing to enhance Kuwait’s economic diversification towards fostering sustainability.

Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority

Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) established in accordance with Law No. 116 of 2013 regarding the promotion of direct investment in the State of Kuwait, as a specialized public authority with financial and administrative independence. H.E. the Minister of Finance is the Chairman of its Board of Directors.

Our Values:
  1. Excellence in service delivery
  2. Professionalism
  3. Transparency

By contributing to the national goal of economic diversification, job creation, and quality training for nationals, and extending the positive spillover impact for the local economy.

By attracting and encouraging value added and innovation based direct investment into Kuwait for the purpose of enhancing technology transfer and settlement.

By receiving and approving applications for investment licensing and granting incentives in accordance with the transparent criteria set in the provisions of its establishing law, and in cooperation with relevant authorities. This entails providing aftercare services and facilitation as well as continued follow-up and monitoring throughout the life of the licensed projects, starting from when the business begins operations.

By collaborating with various stakeholders to streamline business environment in Kuwait, in order to enhance the country’s competitiveness by identifying potential obstacles investors might face, and attempting to mitigate them, as well as disseminating available information and data in a transparent and timely manner.

How We Help - Our Services

Receiving applications and handling the process of issuing investment licenses

Responding to inquiries and providing available information, and clarifications to investors

Presenting the incentives, exemptions and guarantees granted to investors

Coordinating with all relevant authorities to facilitate the procedures for doing business in Kuwait through the One Stop Shop

Handling investors complaints and addressing potential hurdles

Fostering more engagement in value added investment opportunities

Establishing economic zones in coordination with the concerned authorities

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